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Sunday, June 9 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Women hold up half the sky

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Ruth Messinger, president of American Jewish World Service, will discuss the role of women living in the developing world and the enormous challenges they face. Ruth will explain that despite these challenges, women frequently serve as the catalysts for positive social change. She will highlight the women’s empowerment work of AJWS, which supports projects that help local women transform their own lives and create lasting and meaningful change for themselves, their families and their communities.

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Ruth Messinger

Ruth W. Messinger is president of American Jewish World Service (AJWS), the leading Jewish organization working to promote human rights and end poverty in the developing world. Ruth assumed this role in 1998, following a 20-year career in public service in New York City. As a leader... Read More →

Sunday June 9, 2013 2:30pm - 3:30pm AEST
Scientia Building Tyree Room

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