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Chair of the Campaign to Help Afghan Women & Girls

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 Mavis Leno Biography

Mavis Nicholson Leno is the Chair of the Feminist Majority Foundation's Campaign to Help Afghan Women and Girls, and has been the United States' most outspoken critic of the Taliban's horrific treatment of women. Leno joined the Board of Directors of the Feminist Majority Foundation in 1997, after playing an active role in the effort to defeat Proposition 209, the anti-affirmative action initiative on the 1996 California ballot.

Leno assumed her role as Chair of the Campaign to Stop Gender Apartheid in Afghanistan in 1997, less than one year after the Taliban's brutal treatment of women began. She testified on gender apartheid in March 1998 before Senator Diane Feinstein of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and has consistently urged the Clinton and Bush Administrations as well as the U.S. involvement in the Feminist Majority's Campaign was also instrumental in defeating the energy company UNOCAL's efforts to construct an oil pipeline across Afghanistan that would have supplied the Taliban with over $100 million and dramatically increased their control in the region.

She is currently a leader in the effort to make the restoration of women's rights a nonnegotiable element of a post-Taliban Afghanistan, and has been at the forefront of insuring that the plight of Afghan women is included in the world's reporting of the war in Afghanistan. Recent television appearances include Larry King Live, Today, CNN with Paula Zahn, Hardball, MSNBC Nightly News and The Tonight Show. Leno has also been featured in articles in Time, Newsweek, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, Vanity Fair, US Magazine, and People magazine.

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Speaking Topics
  • How one person can make a difference

  • What I Learned in Speaking out for women in Afghanistan

  • Stop Gender Apartheid in Afghanistan

  • Global Women's Voices: A Dialogue

  • Making a Difference: A Voice for Silenced Women

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Mavis Leno

Chair of the Campaign to Help Afghan Women & Girls

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Mavis Leno Biography

Mavis Nicholson Leno is the Chair of the Feminist Majority Foundation's Campaign to Help Afghan Women and Girls, and has been the United States' most outspoken critic of the Taliban's horrific treatment of women. Leno joined the Board of Directors of the Feminist Majority Foundation in 1997, after playing an active role in the effort to defeat Proposition 209, the anti-affirmative action initiative on the 1996 California ballot.

Leno assumed her role as Chair of the Campaign to Stop Gender Apartheid in Afghanistan in 1997, less than one year after the Taliban's brutal treatment of women began. She testified on gender apartheid in March 1998 before Senator Diane Feinstein of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and has consistently urged the Clinton and Bush Administrations as well as the U.S. involvement in the Feminist Majority's Campaign was also instrumental in defeating the energy company UNOCAL's efforts to construct an oil pipeline across Afghanistan that would have supplied the Taliban with over $100 million and dramatically increased their control in the region.

She is currently a leader in the effort to make the restoration of women's rights a nonnegotiable element of a post-Taliban Afghanistan, and has been at the forefront of insuring that the plight of Afghan women is included in the world's reporting of the war in Afghanistan. Recent television appearances include Larry King Live, Today, CNN with Paula Zahn, Hardball, MSNBC Nightly News and The Tonight Show. Leno has also been featured in articles in Time, Newsweek, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, Vanity Fair, US Magazine, and People magazine.

Mavis Leno Videos

  • Interview with Mavis Leno - YouTube

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Mavis Leno Speaking Topics

  • How one person can make a difference

  • What I Learned in Speaking out for women in Afghanistan

  • Stop Gender Apartheid in Afghanistan

  • Global Women's Voices: A Dialogue

  • Making a Difference: A Voice for Silenced Women

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  • How to book Mavis Leno?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Mavis Leno for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Mavis Leno, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Mavis Leno or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Mavis Leno?

    Booking fees for Mavis Leno, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Mavis Leno, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Mavis Leno?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Mavis Leno for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Mavis Leno for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Mavis Leno or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Mavis Leno or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Mavis Leno is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Mavis Leno for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Mavis Leno generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Angela Davis, Asra Nomani, Kathy Najimy, Dr. Tererai Trent and Lisa Ling. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Mavis Leno for an upcoming event.

Mavis Leno Speaker Videos

  • Interview with Mavis Leno - YouTube

Mavis Leno Speaking Topics

  • How one person can make a difference

  • What I Learned in Speaking out for women in Afghanistan

  • Stop Gender Apartheid in Afghanistan

  • Global Women's Voices: A Dialogue

  • Making a Difference: A Voice for Silenced Women

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