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IRAP’s Director Speaks at 2016 Women in the World Summit

This week, IRAP’s co-founder and Director, Becca Heller, participated in the 2016 Women in the World Summit in New York City. It was an incredibly exciting series of events!

On Wednesday, April 6th, Heller spoke on the Refugees: They Are Us panel, moderated by renowned journalist and editor Tina Brown. Other panelists included legendary photojournalist Lynsey Addario and Liz Clegg, who has spent months supporting refugee youth in Calais. Watch Heller’s insightful comments on the false link between refugees and terrorism here.

Just days later, Heller participated in the Women in the World finale. Actor Meryl Streep lauded IRAP’s work in her introduction. You can view the finale ceremony here.

Don’t miss this amazing coverage, and please share it widely with your networks!