The Shriver Report – Sonia Pressman Fuentes

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Sonia Pressman Fuentes

Sonia Pressman Fuentes was born in Berlin, Germany, of Polish Jewish parents, with whom she fled to the U.S. to escape the Holocaust. In the U.S., she became a cofounder of NOW (National Organization for Women) and the first woman attorney in the Office of the General Counsel at the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission). She is also the author of a memoir titled Eat First—You Don’t Know What They’ll Give You, The Adventures of an Immigrant Family and Their Feminist Daughter.

Currently, she is a community and feminist activist, writer, and public speaker who lives in Sarasota, FL.

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