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Newspaper editor

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.

Religion

Since a human being is the central factor in the plan of salvation, the Gospel must be taught, understood and accepted by him.

Politics

When peaceful alternatives to resolve the conflict failed, the use of force may be the only option to check aggression or genocide.

Views

It is important to experience God's grace working in the lives of people. Wisdom and maturity are gained from life experience, especially during the prayer and sharing stories with other Christians.

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).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, piano, biking, pool.

Connections

father:
Wolfgang Benz

mother:
Beate (Coors) Benz