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Wild Women Keynote (part 1), Purdue Women’s Conference, Chicago, 2018 (slides only)
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- #VeteransDay is for celebrating courageous #Navy women veterans like @livingthedream1234 and @stevietheginger who are formidable advocates for women and all around rabble-rousers! So proud to know you both! Thank you for your service and for all you do on behalf of others. 🇺🇸🗽🇺🇸#womenwholead #FocusForwardFellowship #goodtroubleSuch a pleasure to participate in #DeltaZeta’s #TrulyConnected Professional Women’s Conference in DC! Thank you #DZ for the opportunity to reunite with dear friends, speak on the panel, and engage with so many remarkable women! Lovely to meet and hear @kellyfisherkatz2 talk about her own journey and the power of friendship. My favorite part of the DZ creed will always be, “To the world I promise ...to crusade for justice.” #womensupportingwomen #mentoringmatters #womenwholeadIt was an honor to share our @DV_LEAP mission with the #WorldBank staff today and meet the leadership of @calvarywomendc, EduGirls, @Global4Children and @edu_futuro! We are grateful to be a beneficiary of the WB’s employee giving #communityconnectionscampaign! #TipTheScales #EndGBV #makethelawwork4survivorsFormer President of Ireland #MaryRobinson on the #climatecrisis, “It’s incomprehensible that a US President would be so irresponsible” to pull out of the #ParisClimateAgreement. Followed by, “It’s a man-made problem in need of a #feministsolution.” Such a privilege to hear from this extraordinary #feministleader on #climatechange and #humanrights!
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More than just a number, each of the 48,482 women and girls has a name and a story. They come to Panzi Hospital in eastern DR Congo seeking treatment for their injuries due to rape. They leave with healed bodies, … Continue reading
“A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” – Jackie Robinson This morning as I watched Ken Burns interviewed on Face the Nation about his new documentary on baseball legend Jackie Robinson, I had … Continue reading
The following is an excerpt from my plenary speech, Daring to Make A Difference for DR Congo: Research, Theory, and the Critical Scholar-Activist at the 2015 annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations conference held in Vancouver, BC, … Continue reading
I was honored to be the Donahue Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Lasell College in Newtown, MA last week! My four days were jam packed with energizing discussions and thoughtful critical analyses of the DR Congo, human rights, activism, and … Continue reading
Many thanks to the Stanley Foundation for publishing my article, Defying Mass Violence and Genocide in their latest issue of Courier and featuring articles by two additional Carl Wilkens Fellows, Anthony Kasongo and Tigranna Zakaryan. Thank you i-ACT for giving … Continue reading
The following is my keynote address on March 25, 2015 for the Penn State Global Programs/Global Connections annual International Women’s Day Breakfast. My daughter, Arianna (a PSU senior), received the Spirit of Internationalizaiton Award that morning, too, an honor I … Continue reading