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Wild Women Keynote (part 1), Purdue Women’s Conference, Chicago, 2018 (slides only)
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“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
Panzi Foundation USA joined over 60 international organizations in Bukavu, Congo, May 23-25, 2013 for a conference of partners, donors, and hospital staff. This meeting was a chance for networking, strategizing for the future, and fellowship. Non-profits included UNICEF, Stephen … Continue reading
Emanuel, a 17-year-old student from Bukavu, co-teaches art and English with Ari De Reus at Aire de Jeux. He first paired up with Ari De Reus in 2010 for this project (he’s a little taller now!). He loves working with … Continue reading
Over 40 kids (mostly from the neighborhood) will show up to the after-school tutoring program on any given day at Panzi hospital. In the morning, 40+ toddlers come to the daycare program. Their mothers are getting care at Panzi. Rarely … Continue reading
Neighborhood kids and the children of women who get care at Panzi hospital, come to this after-school program for tutoring.
Arianna De Reus (yep, that’s my kid!), helps children with art projects at the Aire de Jeux after-school care program. The structure was built with funds raised by Tyrone High School students in Tyrone, PA.