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Meeting This Weekend To Combat Genocide

02/08/12 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Good morning,

Welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up on the first part of the program we’ll talk with Cameron Hudson who is a senior advisor to the Committee of Conscience of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum. Formerly he was chief of staff to the President’s special envy for Sudan. He’ll be speaking This Sunday at 2PM in Sarasota at the 6th annual Take A Stand Against Genocide Conference at Incarnation Catholic Church in Sarasota. The event is sponsored by Humanit...

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Students from Rwanda's Akilah Institute for Women take calls from Tampa Bay listeners

09/14/11 Seán Kinane
Last Call Wednesday
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We had three guests in our studio. They’re from the Akilah Institute for Women. It’s a college for young women in Kigali, Rwanda.

We were joined by two students: Allen Kazirwa and Noella Abijuru, and by Akilah’s founder, Tampa native Elizabeth Dearborn Davis.

They're in Tampa as part of their Metropolitan Safari tour of the United States.

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Human rights activist Carl Wilkens honored in Sarasota for his efforts during Rwandan genocide listen

01/24/11 Andrea Lypka
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Human rights activist Carl Wilkens was honored in Sarasota on January 23 at the Incarnation Catholic Church for his effort to end the genocide and help rebuild Rwanda.

When the American Embassy was evacuating people in Rwanda during the genocide, Carl Wilkens chose to stay in Kigali. His choice to stay and try to help resulted in preventing a massacre of refugees and children at the Gisimba Orphanage. It was towards the end of the 1994 genocide.

“One day I showed up with water… and...

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Students from Akilah Institute for Women in Rwanda tour Tampa listen

09/29/10 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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A Tampa native is helping to educate women in war-torn Rwanda. Elizabeth Dearborn Davis, the co-founder and CEO of the Akilah Institue for Women, has brought two of her students to the United States to tell people about Akilah. Anita Umutoni is a student at the Akilah Istitute for Women.

Rwandans study French in grade school, but are learning English at the Akilah Institute for Women.

Because of her training at Akilah, Anita Umutoni is able to work as a re...

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Tampa native helps form Akilah Institute for Women in Rwanda listen

10/08/09 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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About a million people were killed during 1994 in the African country of Rwanda. But a woman from Tampa is trying to make life better for women in that country. Elizabeth Davis is helping to shape the Akilah Institute for Women in Rwanda.

Elizabeth Davis: "I grew up in Tampa and moved to Rwanda right after I graduated from university a couple of years ago. And we are setting up the Akilah Institute for Women to provide education and training for women in ...

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