Lecture & Book Signing
Anne Firth Murray
Thursday, November 5, 2009
Reception Immediately Following
In an inspiring look, From Outrage to Courage shows how women are organizing the world over. Women's courage to transform their situations and communities provides inspiration and models for change. From China to India, from Indonesia to Kenya, Anne Firth Murray takes readers on a whirlwind tour of devastation-and resistance, skillfully traversing the intersection of global women’s health, human rights and positive change management. Founder of the Global Fund for Women which paved the way for leading and managing to effect positive social change; Murray is a revolutionary in her own right.
About the Author
Anne Firth Murray, a New Zealander, teaches international women's health and human rights at Stanford University. Drawing on her extensive experience in the arena of international philanthropy, Murray provides practical advice for others who want to effect positive change. Murray, was one of a 1,000 women nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2005. She advises organizations on principles-based development, leadership, governance, and management. Murray holds degrees from the University of California and New York University in economics, political science, and public administration, with a focus on international health policy and women's reproductive health. She has worked at the United Nations as a writer, taught in Hong Kong and Singapore, and spent several years as an editor with Oxford, Stanford, and Yale University presses.