On Saturday, May 26th Pacifica is inviting the greater Santa Barbara community to “An Evening with Vandana Shiva” at the historic Lobero Theatre, 33 E Canon Perdido St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 hosted by Dr Stephen Aizenstat (Founding President and Chancellor) and Dr. Joseph Cambray (President & CEO). The Reception is from 5:00 – 6:00 pm. and “An Evening with Vandana Shiva” begins at 7:00 p.m.
Dr. Vandana Shiva trained as a physicist and did an interdisciplinary doctorate on ‘Hidden Variables and Non-Locality in Quantum Theory’ at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. She is Founder/Director of the Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology and Navdanya, a movement for seed saving and ecological agriculture. She is the author of numerous books including Staying Alive, Ecofeminism, Seed Sovereignty and Food Security: Women in the Vanguard (Ed.), Soil Not Oil, Earth Democracy and Who Feeds the World. For four decades of dedication to independent and ecological research, Dr Shiva has been honored with numerous awards including The Right Livelihood Award, The Sydney Peace Prize, The Fukuoka Prize and the Lennon-Ono Peace Prize.