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A discussion with Joyce Dubensky at Georgetown’s Berkley Center

Earlier this month, the Berkley Center's Katherine Marshall interviewed our Executive Vice President and CEO, Joyce Dubensky, on everything from her diverse career path to the marginalization of women peacemakers.  Some snippets:

"As I look back, over what has amounted in some sense to four different careers, I try to see consistent trends and elements that link them. Among the things that have been true as long as I can remember has been my deep seated concern about justice, and about all people being treated equitably and as valuable."

"in identifying women there are still many questions we need to answer, theoretical as well as practical. Perhaps most important, we need to probe the question of defining what falls into the category of religious women Peacemakers. Who is this kind of person? What do they look like? And what is peace and peacemaking by women?"

Read the whole thing here.