From the Killing Fields to the healing arts

….“A lot of what I do is for my parents,’’ said Steven Em, 29, who on Friday learned that his medical career will now carry him to New York Medical College at Metropolitan Hospital Center of New York. “I think they went through a lot just to get here. My being born? The chance of that was slim already. And my becoming a doctor was slimmer than that.’’…. Read Full Article


ELEANOR ROOSEVELT VAL-KILL MEDAL Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val-Kill

Things I am grateful for in 2018; having the honor to stand with women I admire and respect at The Eleanor Roosevelt Center 2018 Medals of Honor ceremony. 

Jaha Dukureh: Gender Violence Resister & Change Agent · Good Will Ambassador

Dr. Pamela R. Edington: Champion, Educational Accessibility, Diversity & Civic Engagement

Tarana J. Burke: Social Justice Activist · “Me Too” Movement Founder

Roberta “Robbie” Kaplan: Gender Equity & Civil Rights Advocate

Honorable Albert M. Rosenblatt: Protector, Judicial Integrity & Ethics

Loung Ung: Genocide Chronicler & Human Rights Defender

Duch Trial, Khmer Rouge, Khmer Rouge Tribunal

Khmer Rouge’s Slaughter in Cambodia Is Ruled a Genocide

The New York Times, November 15, 2018
By Hannah Beech
On Friday morning — four decades after a total of at least 1.7 million people, a fifth of Cambodia’s population, were culled by execution, overwork, disease and famine — an international tribunal for the first time declared that the Khmer Rouge committed genocide against the Muslim Cham minority and ethnic Vietnamese.