Exhibit: Women Who Dared
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The Women Who Dared find the rewards of activism in large and small moments. Witnessing the changes they've made in the world around them is an obvious thrill. But they also speak warmly of the gratification they experience in the day-to-day relationships formed in their activist work.


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[The most rewarding thing about my work is] that I feel like I'm contributing ...More 
- Lynn Amowitz   View Biography


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When they [girls and women] get up there and sing their parts, and do a good job. And people say to me, 'Oh, you've done it again, Hadassah!' ...More 
- Hadassah Blocker   View Biography


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I enjoy most of all probably the day-to-day rewards of seeing people feel better, grow, cope better, in dealing with whatever is coming their way ...More 
- Renee Brant   View Biography


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It's just a really good feeling when you know that you are helping someone else ...More 
- Elana Brownstein   View Biography


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The most rewarding part was the successes that we had - the political, legal, and legislative successes ...More 
- Peggy Charren   View Biography


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At the end of the day I can go home and I can say that I've helped ten people today. ...More 
- Rebecca Chernin   View Biography


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I'm saying, maybe you'll never get the crime rate down if you don't have this. And we can have this in spite of the crime rate. ...More 
- Ruth Clarke   View Biography


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[The most rewarding aspects were] moving into this whole other culture, really, and making contact. ...More 
- Vicki Gabriner   View Biography


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When I see Ethiopian Jews in Israel, it's quite overwhelming. When I was there this past January in Haifa, a woman spoke to us. She was a teenager. Incredible English. ...More 
- Barbara Gaffin   View Biography


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[The most rewarding parts were] seeing the smiles of Refuseniks when we gave them materials, or when we gave them hope. ...More 
- Roz Garber   View Biography


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All of it [has been rewarding]. If I separated out the nursing piece in terms of caring for women (my professional job) versus the activist piece (my volunteer work) ...More 
- Judi Hirshfield-Bartek   View Biography


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Two more people are out at New Jew now, and that's so good. And I know, at least for one of them, she said that a lot of the work that I've done here has made it so that she could come out ...More 
- Shulamit Izen   View Biography


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[The most rewarding thing was that] it really exposed a lot of groups of people in the high school to each other ...More 
- Hannah Jukovsky   View Biography


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[The most rewarding thing is] seeing some of the direct change that has happened. For example, some of the films we made were really before their time ...More 
- Margaret Lazarus   View Biography


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Probably [the most rewarding thing] was the deep sense of community, of feeling that I was doing something with other people to have our world continue ...More 
- Sally Mack   View Biography


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[Both at Driscoll Elementary School and in any teaching at Northeastern University School of Law the most rewarding thing is] watching the learning happening ...More 
- Susan Maze-Rothstein   View Biography


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It was great to make [my film, The Next Industrial Revolution,] because we actually went to the companies ...More 
- Shelley Morhaim   View Biography


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I think seeing the impact; seeing kids get care, seeing them go to school and be healthy ...More 
- Marla Oros   View Biography


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At our campus here at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, every year President Ramsey hosts a Community Service banquet ...More 
- Marla Oros   View Biography


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There was a moment at graduation that was very moving, when everyone got their diplomas. ...More 
- Marilyn Paul   View Biography


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[The most rewarding things was] just having a job ...More 
- Freyda Sanders   View Biography


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The most rewarding part was when you felt like you gave some comfort to those kids. You know, that you made them feel that they were worth it ...More 
- Denise Schorr   View Biography


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I think that in the early years, in the change in Baltimore that I mentioned early on, we were very proud of that, certainly we were proud of the Neighborhood Family Planning Center ...More 
- Laurie Schwab Zabin   View Biography


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I'd say the biggest joy of all is these marvelous doctoral students that we have from all over the world, people who are committed to making this their lives in the future. ...More  Audio available
- Laurie Schwab Zabin   View Biography


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By far the most rewarding is seeing a smile on people's face and their thankfulness for my attention for what I'm doing for just being there. Just knowing that I've made a difference to them inside, that I've touched them. ...More 
- Abby  Shevitz   View Biography


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[The most rewarding thing is] seeing all these degraded, ignored, really truly degradated public spaces restored and populated again ...More  Audio available
- Betsy Shure Gross   View Biography


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I'd say two things [have been the most rewarding]. One...it has been such a delight to work with these women in India. ...More 
- Rivka Solomon   View Biography


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[The most rewarding thing has been] seeing the village in Las Flores grow, seeing it survive ...More 
- Judy Somberg   View Biography


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[One of the greatest rewards of my work is] just seeing the changes in people who had no hope and establishing hope within them ...More 
- Gertrude Webb   View Biography


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I think when you see [former victims of domestic abuse], when their lives have had a little bit more stability ...More 
- Hanna Weinberg   View Biography


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It was a wonderful thing to participate in many ways. I just can't tell you the high spirits, knowing that you were participating in this really important time ...More 
- Judy Frieze Wright   View Biography


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All the challenges and the rewards are almost the same, actually. In this [multicultural] paradigm, we learn about 'both/and' and it really is 'both/and' thinking. So I think it is finding communities ...More 
- Janet Yassen   View Biography


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I think for the most part people are very appreciative of the fact that we are here. ...More 
- Rebecca Yenawine   View Biography


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I feel like prisoners are understandably a group of folks that not that many people have at the top of their agenda but I really view the work that I do as human rights work ...More 
- Rebecca Young   View Biography


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Definitely the best part is the connections that I've made with my clients... All of the prisoners I meet with are in segregation, meaning they are very isolated from other prisoners ...More 
- Rebecca Young   View Biography