I Believe in Zero: Learning From The World's Children
10/18/2013 - 7:00pm
Central Library - Community Room
Stern’s moving and ultimately uplifting memoir paints a vivid portrait of the lives impacted through the efforts of UNICEF around the world, and their mission to reduce the number of children under age five who die from preventable causes from 19,000 each day to zero.
CARYL M. STERN has spent more than thirty years in the non-profit sector as a child advocate and civil rights activist. Since May 2007, she’s served as President and CEO of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, leading the day-to-day work of the organization’s National Office and five Regional Offices. Prior to this and other roles at the U.S. Fund, Stern served as the Chief Operating Officer and Senior Associate National Director for the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). She lives with her family in New York.