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Profiles of Speakers on August 29th & 30th 2003
Profiles of Speakers on August 31st 2003

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Peggy Antrobus

Peggy Antrobus, a visionary force in the feminist struggle and a key figure in the setting up of the Women’s Bureau in Jamaica and the Women and Development Unit in the School of Continuing Studies, UWI, Cave Hill, holds a BA in Economics from the University of Bristol and a PhD in Education from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is a founding member of Development Alternatives for Women of a New Era (DAWN), serving as its General Coordinator from 1990-1996. She was a 1998 Dame Nita Barrow Distinguished Visitor at the OISE, University of Toronto. Apart from the numerous professional awards she has received as well as Boards and Advisory Committees on which she has served, Dr. Antrobus has also published widely on women and gender studies, development policies, economics and human rights. She has served as consultant and policy advisor to various international agencies and Caribbean governments.

Abstract:  Feminist Activism and Society

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