Pastries Against Poverty
Event: Pastries Against Poverty
Venue: Rice University, Houston
Date: March 17, 2009
Jalebees, chocolate cake and cheesecake were catered at a Rice University banquet hall as the Owl Microfinance group hosted an event called Pastries Against Poverty, a dessert and silent auction event. The main agenda of the event was to help entrepreneurs worldwide lift themselves from poverty.
The speakers for the evening were Janie Barrera of ACCION and Cristal Montanez-Baylor of the Hashoo Foundation. The event was well organized by the students who were also quite thrilled by the presence of Mayor Bill White.