Anne Firth  Murray

Anne Firth Murray

Anne Firth Murray, a New Zealander, was educated at the University of California and New York University. She has worked at the United Nations and the Hewlett Foundation, taught in Hong Kong and Singapore, and been an editor with Oxford, Stanford, and Yale University presses. She currently teaches at Stanford University. She is the Founding President of The Global Fund for Women, which provides funds internationally to seed, strengthen, and link groups committed to women's well being. She is the recipient of many awards and honors for women’s health and philanthropy, and in 2005 she was nominated as one of a group of 1,000 women for the Nobel Peace Prize. Her book on the early years of the Global Fund for Women is Paradigm Found: Leading and Managing for Positive Change. The 2nd edition of her recent book on international women’s health, From Outrage to Courage: The Unjust and Unhealthy Situation of Women in Poorer Countries and What They Are Doing About It, will appear in April 2013.