Mim Kelber

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Mim Kelber

"Co-founder of WEDO, Mim was a noted journalist and feminist. She was a co-founder of Women Strike for Peace and a speechwriter and policy advisor for Bella Abzug (they were high school and college classmates) during Bella's years in the U.S. House of Representatives. Mim served as policy director on President Carter's National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year and a chief writer and editor of the Spirit of Houston Report. She wrote numerous magazine and newspaper articles on feminist and political issues, and was co-author of "Bella Abzug's Guide to Political Power for Women" (1984). As a WEDO board member and its editorial director (1991-98), she was a co-editor and writer for News and Views (and also chief writer of a book "Women and Government, New Ways to Political Power." Among Mim’s accolades and awards are the Ms. Foundation's Wonder Women Award (1984) and a Feminist Majority Foundation's year 2000 award for outstanding leadership." [1]

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  1. Mim Kelber, Women's Environment and Development Organization, accessed August 27, 2008.