Day 3, Robin Morgan: MAKERS Celebrates 20 Women of the 1995 UN Conference on Women

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the 1995 UN Conference on Women in Beijing, we're featuring 20 incredible women on MAKERS who particpiated in the largest ever international gathering of women.

Robin Morgan is one of most important figures in the history of the contemporary Women’s Movement, both internationally and in the United States.  She is a recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Prize (Poetry) among other honors, and former Editor-in-Chief of Ms. Magazine.  Morgan attended the 1995 UN Women’s Conference as a founder of the Sisterhood is Global Institute and as a journalist, carrying protest banners with NGO demonstrators in Huairou and penning dispatches from the delegate convention halls in Beijing.  She is a co-founder, along with Jane Fonda and Gloria Steinem, of the Women’s Media Center, and currently writes and hosts a syndicated weekly radio program.

Check back here as we unveil more stories from these incredible women, as part of a special countdown culnimating in the annoucement of a MAKERS surprise.

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