Marilyn P. Safir
Marilyn P. Safir is a professor in the Department of Psychology and director of Project KIDMA for the Advancement of Women at the University of Haifa, where she was a founder and former director (1983–1993) of the university’s women’s studies program. She was also a founding member and first president of the Israel Association for Feminist and Gender Studies (IAFGS) (1998–2002). She was a founder and served for three terms as member of the executive board of the Israel Women’s Network and is active in a range of women’s advocacy organizations. She served as director of the National Commission on the Advancement for the Status of Women from 1986 to 1991. Safir founded and chaired the first International Interdisciplinary Congress on Women: Women’s Worlds in Haifa in 1981. This was the first major international feminist women’s studies congress. In 2002 Safir was the first recipient of the Florence Denmark and Gori Gunvald Award for Research on Women and Gender, International Council of Psychologists.
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