TITLE

Essence names Balm in Gilead founder one of the top 50 women shaping the world

AUTHOR(S)
Moorer, Talise D.
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;9/18/2003, Vol. 94 Issue 38, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
CEO and founder Pernessa C. Seele is virtually a cornerstone in the Black church's movement to prevent the spread of HIV and AIDS, forging an end to the church's silence on this pandemic through The Balm in Gilead, an initiative she established in 1989. Her work across the African diaspora encourages churches to become centers for HIV/AIDS education, prevention and compassionate care. It is her work stateside and abroad that inspired "Essence" magazine to name her one of the "50 Women Who Are Shaping the World" in the October 2003 issue, on stands now.
ACCESSION #
10920743

 

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