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UPDATE: Barlow named in “10 Women to Watch” list

San Rafael, California-based EcoSalon has included Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow in their list of “ten women making positive strides worldwide.”

The article highlights, “‘Do not listen to those who say there is nothing you can do to the very real and large social and environmental issues of our time,’ warns Maude Barlow, a charismatic Canadian who serves as national chairperson of the Council of Canadians and the Washington-based Food and Water Watch. She also founded the San Francisco-based International Forum on Globalization and a Councilor with the Hamburg-based World Future Council. Barlow practices what she preaches when it comes to water woes and climate change issues – earning 11 honorary doctorates and countless awards including the 2005 Right Livelihood Award (alternative Nobel) and the 2009 Earth Day Canada Outstanding Environmental Achievement Award. More recently, she was named the U.N. Senior Advisor on Water Issues – the ideal person to convince governments that clean water is a fundamental legal human right that must be preserved through laws and immediate action.”

The article can be read at http://ecosalon.com/10-women-making-a-difference/.

Congratulations Maude!