What is your counsul?
Julia Bolz is a women’s rights activist providing social guidance to countries in the Middle East, Africa, Central America, and Central Asia. She founded the Journey with an Afghan School program after 9/11 to help bridge the cultural divide between the U.S. and Afghanistan particularly by increasing the educational opportunities afforded to young women. Before joining the grassroots movement for gender equality, she worked at one of Seattle’s most prestigious law firms, Ryan, Swanson & Cleveland. She received Seattle’s Tom C. Wales Citizenship Award for her combined humanitarian efforts. Bolz graduated from Smith College.
Julia Bolz: As an advocate for the poor in the developing world, I think there is a tremendous responsibility that we all have to serving the poor and the oppressed in the developing world. We have often taken our hands off of this because we feel that there is no responsibility. Yet it is often our foreign policy and it’s our corporations who have helped to create the situation in many of these countries. And so my hope is that there will be an engagement from that direction.
Help the poor.
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