Meaningful Contributions

Ragia Omran ’94 Selected For 2013 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award

Posted July 25, 2013
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Ragia Omran ’94 was selected as the honoree for the 2013 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award, now in its 30th year. The award initiates a partnership to support Omran’s efforts to advance  women’s rights, the rule of law, and democracy in Egypt through human rights legal advocacy. According to the press release, Omran has […]

Alice Hartman Henkin ’54 Accepts Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Award from Secretary of State

Posted March 16, 2011

Alice Hartman Henkin ’54 and her late husband, Louis, won the Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Award on Dec. 10, 2010. The award, which was established in 1998 by President Clinton to honor U.S. citizens who advocate for human rights, was awarded to the couple for their lifelong commitment to advocating human rights both domestically and […]

GSAS Alumna Luz Maria Umpierre Honored at DePaul

Posted December 16, 2009
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Poet, scholar and human-rights activist Luzma (Luz Maria) Umpierre, M.A. ’76, Ph.D. ’78, was honored by DePaul University’s John T. Richardson Library at a reception in in November. The event recognized Umpierre’s donation to the library of a collection of her artwork, poetry, photographs and documents chronicling workplace legal struggles, lesbianism and the migrant experience.