Since 1998 Cynthia Norta Gabriel has been the Membership Program Coordinator for Amnesty International Northeast. Her primary responsibilities include leadership development, human rights education, advocacy, youth & community membership development, program development & coordination. She holds a graduate degree from the University of Massachusetts (Masters in Dispute Resolution), and a BA from Northeastern University. Cynthia served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guinea West Africa from 1995-1997. She has traveled extensively through Africa, Europe and the Americas. Cynthia will speak on the impact war has on women.