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Nobel laureate to speak at career fair

Posted 09/19/03

Jody Williams

Jody Williams, co-laureate for the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize, will speak at the 2003 Not-for-Profit Career Fair on Thursday, Oct. 2, at 5:30 p.m. in 105 Dartmouth Hall. Her speech, titled "Notes on Working for the Common Good," will discuss the benefits and drawbacks of a career in the nonprofit sector. Williams, who lives in Putney, Vt., advocates a worldwide ban on the production and use of landmines though an organization she founded, the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL). She is also an advocate for social justice and human rights worldwide. Information on Williams and the ICBL can be found at the website. The Not-for-Profit Career Fair will take place Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 1 and 2, in the Top of the Hop, along with the Employer Information Fair in Alumni Hall of the Hop. The two fairs are coordinated by Career Services. For information, call Teresa Hawko at 646-2215. Williams' speech and both fairs are free and open to the public.

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