Rebecca Gerome

Rebecca Gerome (Colectivo Dignidad Humana - IANSA): Rebecca is French-American. Rebecca completed her undergraduate studies at Columbia University, where she majored in History and concentrated in Human Rights. She received her Master’s degree at Sciences Po in Paris in International Affairs, with a specialization in International Public Management and International Law. Before her fellowship she worked at Aide Médicale Internationale and also worked for an NGO in Quito, Ecuador on street children. After her fellowship, Rebecca wrote: “I have more confidence at public speaking especially. I used to dread it and now feel very comfortable speaking Spanish to large audiences. I can now work in this language, make phone calls, give presentations, network, email networking.”



Three women

16 Sep

A community social worker. A nursing assistant. A human rights lawyer.

Three women, three professionals, who have dedicated their lives and careers to make their city and their country a better place.

All three are fighting daily to save, defend and help others. All three tell a story of armed domestic violence and explain how this has affected them in their daily struggles to change cultural norms, save lives and defend fundamental rights.

Changing Cultural Norms: Maria Teresa Restrepo

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJDZZeclw3A

In the Emergency Room: Ligia Fajardo

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xztq4zio5nU

Promoting basic rights: Liliana Patricia Bedoya

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EdSJC-0HAXI

Posted By Rebecca Gerome

Posted Sep 16th, 2009

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