Inamori Ethics Prize to be awarded to Beatrice Mtetwa Sept. 7; get free tickets now

The Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence will award its 2011 Inamori Ethics Prize on Wednesday, Sept. 7, to human rights attorney Beatrice Mtetwa. Mtetwa will be recognized for her efforts to fight injustice in her home country of Zimbabwe.

The celebration begins with an academic symposium at 12:30 p.m. in the Inamori Center for Ethics and Excellence, located on the ground level of Crawford Hall. The event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Tickets are not required for the symposium.

Then, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Severance Hall (tickets required), Mtetwa will be honored with the Inamori medal and monetary award. During the ceremony there will be musical performances and a video about Mtetwa’s work, and she will speak about her experiences. Learn more about Mtetwa.