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Ms. Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky

President

Women's Campaign International

HQ Phone: (215) 387-2601

Email: m***@***.edu

Women's Campaign International

3701 Chestnut Street 6Th Floor

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

United States

Company Description

Since 1998, WCI has been providing women around the world with the tools necessary to participate fully in political, social and economic decision-making processes. WCI's programs help women find their voices by giving them tangible skills in areas such a ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Student
The Women's Campaign School at Yale University

Philadelphia Co-Chair
Sister Foundation

Chair
Pennsylvania Governor's Conference

Television Journalist
WCAU

Executive Director
Women's Campaign Forum

Professor of English Education
Temple University

Affiliations

Teacher
University of Pennsylvania

CBS News Foundation Fellow
Columbia University

Member
U.S. House of Representatives

Senior Fellow , Member
Farm Employers Labor Service

Member
Committee on Small Business and the Committee on Government Operations

Advisory Board
National Institute for Literacy

Education



University of Pennsylvania

Web References (200 Total References)


Expert Speakers - World Affairs Council

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Ms. Marjorie Margolies Women's Campaign International Ms. Marjorie Margolies is President of Women's Campaign International, a group that provides advocacy and leadership training for women throughout the world, and an adjunct professor at the University of Pennsylvania's Fels Institute of Government. Previously, Ms. Margolies served as a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Pennsylvania's 13th District from 1993-1995 and led the U.S. delegation to the U.N.'s Fourth World Conference on Women in 1995.


Ms. Marjorie Margolies, ...

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Ms. Marjorie Margolies, President, Women's Campaign International


Also in Taipei to attend the ...

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Also in Taipei to attend the workshop and the news conference were Marjorie Margolies, president of Women's Campaign International, a US group promoting women's equality, and Valerie Biden Owens, executive vice president of Joe Slade White and Co, a US media strategy firm.

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Lauding the relatively high rate of women's economic and political participation in Taiwan, Margolies expressed hope that Friday's workshop would be the starting point for similar events in Taiwan to bring experts and international NGOs to discuss women's issues.
She said that over the next five years, Taiwan would hopefully become a hub for other nations to meet and discuss women's issues.
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Asked about the issue of female presidents, Margolies said that many nations have had female presidents, adding that "leadership power is a real art."
Sometimes, women handle politics differently than men, she added.


PA Bios | Tea Party Cheer

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Back to PA Candidate Bios Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky Campaign links: Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky (D-PA-13) Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky 2014 Congressional Candidate Pennsylvania District 13 Biography of Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky from Marjorie 2014 Marjorie Margolies is the President of Women's Campaign International (WCI), a group that provides advocacy training for women throughout the world.


Marjorie Margolies is the ...

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Marjorie Margolies is the President of Women's Campaign International (WCI), a group that provides advocacy training for women throughout the world. WCI was the first international organization to bring Bosnian and Serbian women together. Its trainings in Africa led to the doubling of women in several parliaments on the continent. WCI has gone to some of the most dangerous places in the world - from Afghanistan to Sri Lanka, Bosnia-Herzegovina to Columbia - to train, encourage, and empower women. And in each of these missions, she has brought a team that has included young women from the United States to carry on the mission of WCI for generations to come.

Marjorie's career has been a career of firsts: one of the first woman television journalists on the ground in Vietnam; the first unmarried U.S. citizen to adopt a foreign child; the first woman ever elected to Congress from Pennsylvania in her own right, and the first Democrat since 1916 elected from Pennsylvania's 13th District.
During her term in the House, Marjorie co-sponsored and fought for passage of legislation that is just as relevant today as when she served: the Family and Medical Leave Act, the ban on assault weapons, and increased federal funding for women's health care. Marjorie cast the deciding vote for the Clinton budget in 1993, which, though costing her re-election, laid the groundwork for the largest expansion of our nation's economy since World War II.
In 1995, Marjorie served as the Director of the United States delegation to the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, China that created a global commitment to achieving equality, development and peace for women worldwide.
Marjorie is an adjunct professor at the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition, as a Woodrow Wilson Fellow, Marjorie lectures at universities throughout the country.
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and a CBS News Foundation Fellow at Columbia University, Marjorie began her career as a television journalist at WCAU-TV in Philadelphia.
For two decades, Marjorie was a journalist with NBC and its owned and operated stations both in New York and Washington, DC. She was a contributing correspondent to the Today Show, Sunday Today, A Closer Look, CNBC, and Real Life with Jane Pauley. Marjorie's reporting has won numerous awards including five Emmys.
Marjorie is a best-selling author writing They Came to Stay chronicling the adoption of her two daughters, Lee Heh from Korea in 1970 joined four years later by Holly from Vietnam.
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In 1993, Marjorie wrote A Woman's Place... The Freshmen Women Who Changed the Face of Congress.
She is the mother of a combined family of 11 children and, with the refugee families she has been sponsoring over the years, her household has taken care of 25 children in total.

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