Nava Sonnenschein receiving Women of Courage certificate

Women of Courage Award Nomination

The US Department of States Senior Policy Advisor on Global Womens Affairs Diane Kelly presented a “Women of Courage” nominee certificate to Deputy Director of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salams School for Peace at a moving ceremony in a mixed Arab-Jewish village. The certificate recognizes Dr. Sonnenscheins courageous and tireless work in advocating for social change and coexistence. Ms. Kelly described Secretary of State Clinton’s commitment to women’s empowerment and paid tribute to the way women have overcome physical and psychological barriers to improve the status of women worldwide.