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December 2, 2002

Laurie Zabin Recognized at "Women Who Dared" Celebration

Laurie Zabin, PhD, professor of population and family health sciences, is one of six Baltimore-area women to be recognized for work on behalf of social justice at the first Women Who Dared celebration on December 3, 2002. The program will include a celebration of Hanukkah and is sponsored by the Jewish Women’s Archive

Dr. Zabin works with professionals in the U.S. and worldwide to help them create and sustain successful family planning and reproductive health policies and programs. She is the founding director of the Bill and Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

The mission of the Jewish Women’s Archive is to uncover, chronicle, and transmit the rich legacy of Jewish women and their contributions to families, communities, and the world.

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