Brick by Brick: Building Hope and Opportunity for Women Survivors Everywhere (Hardcover)
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This powerful memoir weaves the stories of valiant women who survived the Rwandan genocide with the struggle of their champion, Karen Sherman, to recover from her own history of abuse. The strength of these women helped Karen find her own way--through conflict zones and confrontations with corrupt officials to a renewed commitment to her family.
About the Author
Karen Sherman is president of Akilah, a college in Rwanda providing accessible and affordable higher education for women. Prior to joining Akilah, she was the COO and led global programs at Women for Women International, an organization that enables women survivors of war to restart their lives. Karen has also served as executive vice president at Counterpart International, a global humanitarian and development organization. She lives in Bethesda, Maryland, with her husband and their three sons.