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Don and Arvonne Fraser Human Rights Award Recipient and Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Azar Nafisi

Iranian-American bestselling author of Reading Lolita in Tehran; Visiting Professor and director of Cultural Conversations at the Foreign Policy Institute of Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies; and lecturer on the human rights of Iranian women and girls, the relationship between culture and human rights, and the political implications of literature and culture.


Special Recognition Award Recipient: 
Ellen Pence
For her extraordinary contributions in protecting the human rights of women,
especially their right to be free from violence.

Volunteer Award Recipients: 
R. Mark Frey and Rose Grengs
For their dedication and pro bono contributions to legal services and advocacy.

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