Meet Bella

Bella S. Abzug was one of the most influential and recognizable female politicians and leaders of the late 20th century.
Ever open to new approaches, Bella continually devised innovative strategies to further her vision of equality and power for women.
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My BALI Story

Summer 2014 graduate, Sophie Malki, shared an original piece inspired by workshops lead by guest speaker Valerie Jeannis and our very own BALI anthem. Malki presented this piece at the BALI summer graduation on August 2, 2014.
Original piece by Sophie Malki >

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BALI training programs are offered throughout the academic school year. Full day intensive programs are offered during academic holidays.
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As a not for profit organization, BALI welcome all volunteers who are willing to give up their time and share their experience.
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BALI offers internship opportunities to upper-level undergraduate students, graduate students and post-graduate young professionals.
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We are proud to have helped students from so many New York City and Tri- State area schools.
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Women from corporate, government, not-for-profit sectors, entrepreneurs - we welcome you!
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About Bella Abzug (July 24, 1920 -- March 31, 1998)