VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT: JOAN KURIANSKYadmin2020-09-01T11:02:24+00:00
THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
“We are more effective when we speak in a collaborative and united voice.”
Attorney. Human rights, civil rights and women’s rights advocate. Promoter of social change. Public Policy maker and changer. Co-founder and first president of My Sister’s Place. Women Against Abuse. Established the first program for battered women who were incarcerated. OWL (Older Women’s League). Launched the National Campaign for Women’s Health. WOW (Wider Opportunities for Women). The Advocates for Human Rights.
Interviewed by Judy Waxman, July 2020
Photo 1. Joan at Washington University 1973. Photo 2. Joan Kuriansky, Executive Director, Wider Opportunities for Women, discusses WOW’s programs related to green training and opportunities for policymakers. The Women’s Congressional Policy Institute. 2010. Photo 3. Joan speaking to the press during the Eurasian Women’s Forum, where prominent leaders of the worldwide international feminist movement came together in the Northern Capital of Russia, 2015.