Darfur Fast for Life

We fast in solidarity with the hungry and starving in Darfur and for lasting peace in Sudan
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Jane Wales


Jane Wales is the president and chief executive officer of the World Affairs Council and the Global Philanthropy Forum and vice president, Philanthropy and Society, and director of the Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation at the Aspen Institute. She is host of the nationally syndicated weekly National Public Radio interview show It’s Your World. From 2007 to 2008, she served as acting chief executive officer of The Elders, chaired by Archbishop Desmond Tutu. In 2008, Ms. Wales also chaired the Poverty Alleviation Track for the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

Previously, she served in the Clinton administration as special assistant to the president, senior director of the National Security Council and associate director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. She chaired the international security programs at the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the W. Alton Jones Foundation, and directed the Project on World Security at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. During her tenure as national executive director of the Physicians for Social Responsibility, the organization’s international arm was recipient of the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize.

Jane Wales Joins Darfur Fast for Life

May 20, 2009 By: Admin Category: Jane Wales

This is one of the many means we have available to us to express our support for the victims of the violence and our fervent hope that peace will one day be enjoyed by the people of Darfur, all of Sudan and of neighboring states. There are many indigenous voices for peace and justice. To theirs each of us adds ours.
— Jane Wales