Chair of the Campaign to Help Afghan Women & Girls
Mavis Nicholson Leno is the Chair of the Feminist Majority’s Foundation’s Campaign to Help Afghan Women and Girls, and has been one the United States’ most outspoken critic of the Taliban’s horrific treatment of women. Leno joined the Board of Directors of the Feminist Majority Foundation in 1997, after playing an active role in the effort to defeat Proposition 209, the anti-affirmative action initiative on the 1996 California ballot. Read More >
Fighting for Women's Rights
"Oh my goodness , she is the BEST! We are thrilled and inspired and her time with us just could not have been better. I highly highly recommend her for other Women’s Groups because she is REAL—genuine, dedicated, warm, friendly and can deliver a story that inspires others to action. She knew about our signature program CUT IT OUT before she arrived and complimented us about it—used it in her remarks to the press, etc. She was so flexible and unpretentious, just went with the flow…it could not have been a better match for us."
"It totally rocked! We loved Mavis. Thanks so much. We will be working with you again."