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Mathilde Krim

Mathilde Krim

Mathilde Krim made tremendous contributions to fighting AIDS both directly as a scientist and through fundraising as the creator of AmFAR, the American Foundation for AIDS Research.

Spotlight on work of AIDS activist Mathilde Krim

June 24, 1983

The "New York Times" reported on Mathilde Krim's newly established AIDS Medical Foundation.

Mathilde Krim

Mathilde Krim is unique among philanthropists. She was able to combine her years of experience in medical research with her extraordinary skills as a fund-raiser to create and sustain AmFAR (the American Foundation for AIDS Research), the preeminent national organization supporting research on AIDS and advocating public policies that respond to the needs of people with AIDS.

World AIDS Day

Today is World AIDS Day and, having spent this past summer in Uganda where I volunteered with an indigenous HIV/AIDS advocacy organization, AIDS awareness has particular resonance for me this year.

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Mathilde Krim." (Viewed on October 30, 2014) <http://jwa.org/taxonomy/term/20124>.

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