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Individual Member: Antoinette Klatzky

Antoinette Klatzky

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Born in New York, Antoinette Klatzky graduated from Bucknell University in 2008 with a B.A. in Geography, International Relations and Spanish. She supplemented her education with global research through the International Honors Program: Rethinking Globalization. As a community organizer, activist and staunch supporter of women’s rights, she returned to Westchester, New York to pursue her interests in furthering the empowerment of women and girls, developing sustainable models for equal economic access and ensuring food security. At 24 years old, Antoinette piloted the Eileen Fisher Leadership Institute (EFLI), a program designed to promote leadership in young women through self-empowerment, connection with others and activism in their communities. As the program's director, she has continued to facilitate the growth of EFLI and its umbrella organization, the Eileen Fisher Community Foundation. Antoinette also currently serves on the boards of Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic Action Fund, the Westchester Women's Agenda, InterGenerate, WESPAC (advisory board), and Theater of the Oppressed NYC. She has been recognized by the YWCA’s Salute to Women and Racial Justice as a ‘Person to Watch’ and proclaimed by the Westchester County Board of Legislators for her work with the Eileen Fisher Leadership Institute. 

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