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Paula Kweskin

2023 Fellow

VV Visionaries

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United States

Focus Areas

Gender Equality & Women's Rights
Grassroots & Social Reform

Paula Kweskin is the Founder/Director of The 49%, a non-profit organization dedicated to sharing stories about the world’s most urgent women’s rights issues. Through The 49%’s films and accompanying campaigns, they also have a direct and meaningful impact on the lives of at-risk female storytellers and activists. Paula believes that women’s storytelling is an act of courage.