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Open Studio: Fadia Thabet - Women of Courage Award Winner 4/14/17

Fadia Najib Thabet, a student at SIT Graduate Institute, protected children from al Qaeda and Houthi militants in Yemen, and received the Secretary of State's International Women of Courage Award on March 29 in Washington, D.C. Join her as she talks with Open Studio host Chris Lenois about her incredible path from Computer Science graduate to award winning humanitarian.

Thabet was one of 13 recipients receiving the award that honors women around the world "who have exemplified exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for human rights, women's equality and social progress, often at great personal risk." 

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