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Dorothee Elisabeth Benz

Dorothee Elisabeth Benz, German, American newspaper editor.

Background

  • Benz, Dorothee Elisabeth was born on July 14, 1965 in Manheim, Federal Republic Germany. Came to the United States, 1968. Daughter of Wolfgang and Beate (Coors) Benz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1987.

    Career

    • Executive director Harvard and Radcliffe Alumni/ae Against Apartheid, Somerville, Massachusetts, 1987-1988. Editor local 23-25 International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, New York City, since 1988. Associate producer (video) Sheridan Elson Productions, 1990, independent associate producer video, 1990.

    Politics

    People sometimes argue that involvement in political life involves getting our hands dirty, so is something Christians should avoid. But God is present in everything, including political institutions.

    Religion

    The teaching of the Bible is a key in understanding the way by which a person obtains salvation.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    One may feel driven by urges such as anger, lust or greed. If anybody is willing to be open to the Holy Spirit, God helps to resist evil and to live life to the full.

    Membership

    Member New York Labor Committee Against Apartheid, Brooklyn, since 1988. Executive committee member Harvard and Radcliffe Alumni/ae Against Apartheid, Somerville, 1988-1990, member, since 1987. Executive committee youth section Democratic Socialists of America, New York City, 1988-1990, member, since 1987.

    Member New York City Center Labor Council American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (delegate since 1989), New York City Metro Labor Press Council, International Labor Communications Association (Journalistic Awards Contest General Excellence 2nd award 1990).

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, piano, biking, pool.

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    Born July 14, 1965
    (age 52)
    • 1987
      Harvard University
    • 1987 - 1988
      Executive, director Harvard and Radcliffe Alumni/ae Against Apartheid
      Somerville, New Jersey, United States
    • 1988
      editor local 23-25 Intern, ational Ladies' Garment Workers' Union