By partnering with community-based, women-led organizations on the frontlines of war and climate breakdown, activist Yifat Susskind is fighting for global rights for women.

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As executive director of MADRE, a humanitarian organization dedicated to women's rights, Yifat Susskind combines human rights advocacy with international feminism to meet urgent global needs and create lasting solutions to humanity's most pressing problems.

Under Susskind's leadership, MADRE continues to embody and advance the political principles that have always been at the organization's heart: the vision of a world where all people enjoy the full range of human rights -- and resources are shared equitably and sustainably.

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The stage is set for TEDWomen 2019: Bold + Brilliant! In the opening session, we heard from an extraordinary lineup of truth tellers. Six speakers and two performers shined a light on issues ranging from immigration to leadership and inclusion — and how we can shatter the glass ceiling once and for all — sharing […]

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