Archive for March 2015

Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives: Ora DeKornfeld

Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives: Ora DeKornfeld

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Ora DeKornfeld, a recent graduate from UNC-Chapel Hill, is a passionate filmmaker who captures the stories of women in a beautiful and empowering way. Her videos showcase the strength of women, and she graciously uses her talents to make the stories of women known. To learn more about Ora or see her videos, click here. Thank you Ora!

Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives: Vimala Rajendran

Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives: Vimala Rajendran

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Vimala Rajendran

Vimala Rajendran is the executive chef at Vimala’s Curryblossom Cafe in Chapel Hill. Vimala guarantees an “everybody eats” policy to ensure that anyone who is hungry can eat at her restaurant, even if they can’t afford it. As a survivor of domestic violence herself, Vimala provides space in her restaurant for women’s advocacy groups to meet because she is passionate about stopping domestic violence. Vimala was also integral in the development of Martha’s Day, Compass Center’s annual fundraiser held on July 8th to honor victims and survivors of domestic violence. To learn more about Vimala and her restaurant, click here. Thank you Vimala for providing ways for women to share their stories!

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