User Profile for Susan Shaer (sshaer)
Bio: As Executive Director of WAND (Women’s Action for New Directions), Susan Susan is dedicated to empowering women to take political action to redirect excessive military spending to human and environmental needs, end the scourge of nuclear weapons and the occupation in Iraq and Afghanistan.
WAND programs for women state legislators and activists have helped elect 47 women to Congress.
Susan co-founded and co-chairs Win Without War, a nationwide mainstream coalition opposing the occupation in Iraq and Afghanistan.
She participated in the Conference on World Affairs in Boulder, Colorado, directed the Clearinghouse for Women Candidates at the Institute of Politics at the Kennedy School of Government, and consulted on and managed campaigns. Susan trained women candidates in Mexico and Guyana, and worked with nonprofits in Kosovo for the National Democratic Institute.
Joined: May 30 '07
Last login: May 12 '09