V-Day Update from Lima, Peru
From November 22 - 28, VPerú took place in Lima. Cecile Lipworth, Managing Director of Campaigns & Development, and Purva Panday, V-Day Director of Programs & Development, were on hand to witness the creativity, passion, and dedication of the V-activists in Peru. Following is an update from Purva and Cecile:
Over the Thanksgiving week, we had the privilege of seeing V-Day activists in action as we traveled to Lima, the bustling South American city perched on the Pacific Ocean that is the cultural and economic center of Peru. We have visited activists the world over - from Iceland to Ohio, Rhode Island to the Philippines, Kenya to Paris, and our experience in Lima was no different. We were left with familiar feelings - amazement, excitement and awe!
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Feminist.com Celebrates 15-Year Anniversary!
On December 3, Feminist.com, a thriving online community fostering awareness, education, and activism for women all across the world, celebrated it's 15-year anniversary and launched Feminist.com Executive Director Marianne Schnall's book, Daring to Be Ourselves: Influential Women Share Insights on Courage, Happiness and Finding Your Own Voice.
The anniversary event, which took place at New York City's Idlewild bookstore, featured V-Day Founder/Artistic Director Eve Ensler, along with fellow Feminist.com supporter Gloria Steinem and members of the Feminist.com board and advisory board and many longtime friends, supporters, and colleagues.
V-Day would like to congratulate Feminist.com and Marianne on 15 incredible years of empowering, educating, and connecting feminists throughout the world.
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VIEW V-Day's 2010 Annual Report Online!
V-Day's 2010 Annual Report, Building the Movement, Building the City of Joy, which is an overview of the last year at V-Day, is now available to view and download online.
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