Rwanda Genocide Expert Presents to Santa Monica High

Rwanda Genocide expert, Amy Carnes, talks about her experiences in Rwanda. Photo by Kristin Ghazarians.

Rwanda Genocide expert, Amy Carnes, talks about her experiences in Rwanda. Photo by Kristin Ghazarians

April 23, 2015: At an after school event, more than 100 students gathered to listen to listen to a presentation about the Rwanda Genocide from expert and STF alumna, Amy Marczewski Carnes, Associate Director of Education – Evaluation and Scholarship. Amy talked about her travels to Rwanda, meeting the women drummers of Ingoma Nshya and tasting ice cream at “Sweet Dreams.” During the Q&A session, Amy asked the audience what can be done to prevent future genocides. One student responded, “By holding events like this. Having open forums for discussion can help prevent atrocities.”

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