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Lisa Shannon Featured in the
New York Times

Highlighting her achievements as the founder of Run for Congo Women, New York Times reporter and Half the Sky co-author Nicholas Kristof profiled Lisa as part of a series about grassroots work being done worldwide to help others in need. To get involved, you can learn more about Lisa and Run for Congo Women, or read about the challenges facing Congolese women.


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Women for Women International supports women in war and post-war regions—like our sisters in the Democratic Republic of the Congo— with financial assistance, job skills training, rights awareness education, trauma counseling, and small business assistance so they can rebuild their lives.

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