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Small Groups Still Changing the World

Thursday, July 13, 2006

Chicago Defender / By Edelman, Marian Wright Anthropologist Margaret Mead famously said, "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." In mid-June, a new network of thoughtful committed and powerful women from around the world: a queen, president, two Nobel Peace laureates, seven First Ladies, numerous cabinet members of governments from around the world, high-level officials from a variety of United Nations agencies, nonprofit, business, faith, educational, philanthropic, and cultural leaders, and young leaders across race and faith gathered together to act to build a world safe and fit for children.

Prominent Women Leaders from Across the Globe To Gather in Jordan with Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abdullah June 11-13

Friday, June 2, 2006

U.S. Newswire Prominent Women Leaders from Across the Globe to Gather in Jordan with Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abdullah to launch the Global Women’s Action Network for Children June 11-13th 2006 at the King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center – Dead Sea, Jordan Every minute somewhere in the world a mother dies during pregnancy or […]

About Mahnaz Afkhami

A lifetime advocate for the rights of women, Mahnaz Afkhami works with activists across the world, especially in Muslim majority societies, to help women become leaders. She is Founder and President of Women’s Learning Partnership for Rights, Development, and Peace (WLP), Executive Director of Foundation for Iranian Studies...more