Zaynab Salabi: From Victim to Active Citizen

November 30, 2005
Hosted by Dr. Valerie Anne Kirkgaard

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Zainab Salbi is the founder, president and CEO of Women for Women International (womenforwomen.org), a non-profit that provides women survivors of war, civil strife and other conflicts with tools and resources to move from crisis and poverty into self-sufficient and active citizens who promote and protect peace and stability. Herself a refugee of war, Salbi details life growing up in Saddam Hussein’s inner circle in her memoir, “Between Two Worlds: Escape from Tyranny: Growing up in the Shadow of Saddam”. Join Dr. Valerie as she talks to Zaynab Salabi on her personal strength that took her from victim to active world citizen.

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Dr. Valerie Anne Kirkgaard

Dr. Valerie Anne Kirkgaard

Dr. Valerie Anne Kirkgaard, PhD, is a retired Marriage Family Counselor and the creator of the Kirkgaard Method of Directed Breath, a unique method of clearing emotional blocks. Each week on "Waking Up in America", Dr. Valerie brings you new and different techniques to handle life's ups and downs with grace and ease.

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