J.U.C. MEDIA, RESEARCH AND WRITING AWARDS, and potential SCHOLARSHIP Project INTRODUCED in NYC.

Endangered“(2008) by J.U.C. and Frank Ali was screened.
“Definition of the Awards: each category, $500 will be awarded for the winner of the 1st Place. 2nd and 3rd place winners will receive a trophy, plaque or certificate as well as recognition as a contributing author to a book which will be the culmination of all submissions in that given year to be printed within 2 years following the date of the Award Ceremony.”
In a nutshell, the J.U.C. M-R-W-A will be offered in 3 main categories:
1. Media 2. Research 3. Writings
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EMPOWERING WOMEN THROUGH MUSIC EDUCATION

In commemoration of the 19th Anniversary of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325
Good Afternoon,
I am, Dr. Aysegul Durakoglu, honored to be a part of the Light Millennium’s Program on the Peace, Women, Security and Secularism to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the United Nations Security Council Resolution.  As an educator in higher education and an active musician, I would like to focus on education to empowering women to conquer their struggles in finding opportunity for an equal education;
and, to touch upon the issues of gender equality in the music industry.
Presented by Ayşegül DURAKOĞLU, PhD, Pianist and Professor of Music,
Stevens Institute of Technology.
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"The U.S. Turkish Library & Museum For Friendship and Peace" project joined, and has been produced under the umbrealla of The Light Millennium Organization effective on October 15, 2015.