January 24, 2021 at 3pm ET: 
Gone But Not Forgotten: The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons

Susi Snyder '95 in conversation with Beth JACKENDOFF Harpaz '77
with a surprise opening performance by Pat GORDON Lamanna '65

 

On the 75th anniversary of the adoption of the first UN General Assembly resolution, calling for an end to nuclear weapons, Susi Snyder '95 will discuss the issues with Beth JACKENDOFF Harpaz '77. Pat GORDON Lamanna '65 will start the discussion with a performance. Do not miss this event!


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Image of Susi Snyder, Beth Harpaz, and Pat Lamanna
 

Susi Snyder '95 currently serves as the President of the 2017 Nobel Peace Laureate, ICAN (the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons), as well as the Humanitarian Disarmament Programme Lead at PAX in the Netherlands. She is the managing director of Don’t Bank on the Bomb, an effort to hold banks and other investors accountable for their investments in nuclear and other controversial weapons. Susi is an expert on nuclear weapons, with over two decades experience working at the intersect between nuclear weapons and human rights.

 

Susi has contributed to a number of recent books, including A World Free from Nuclear Weapons (2020),  Sleepwalking to Armageddon: The Threat of Nuclear Annihilation (2017) and War and Environment Reader (2018).  She has been featured in 360 Magazine,  Quartz, the InterceptHuffington PostU.S. News and World Report, and on Democracy Now (among others).

 

Susi is a Foreign Policy Interrupted/ Bard College Fellow 2020 and a 2016 Nuclear Free Future Award Laureates. Previously, she served as the Secretary General of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom at their Geneva secretariat. Susi was also named a “Hero of Las Vegas” for her efforts to bring attention to the disproportionate impacts of US nuclear policy on Indigenous communities. For more about Susi, check out her Storycorps interview.

 

Beth JACKENDOFF Harpaz '77 is the editor of the CUNY website SUM, a former editor and reporter for The Associated Press, and the author of three books. One of her first jobs out of college was working for an NGO focused on nuclear disarmament in the Reagan era.

Pat GORDON Lamanna '65 is an award-winning singer-songwriter, and an activist for peace and social justice. She lives in New York State’s Hudson Valley.