November 4, 2019 – How did a “spinster” who declared, “I don’t care for children,” and called them “little wretches,” launch an organization that not only saved millions of them, but changed the way the world treats young people to this day? Clare Mulley returns to introduce us into this enigmatic force for good in The Woman Who Saved the Children: A Biography of Eglantyne Jebb, Founder of Save the Children.
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Beginning in 1919, the charity that celebrates its centennial in 2019 has fought to uphold the human rights of children worldwide. Although today the charity is promoted by big-name stars and enjoys widespread recognition, it’s origin traces back to a forgotten founder, Eglantyne Jebb, who lived a short life but left an enduring legacy.
Clare Mulley joined Save the Children as a corporate fundraiser in the 1990s. We last caught up with Clare to discuss her book, The Women Who Flew for Hitler: A True Story of Soaring Ambition and Searing Rivalry. For more on this historian, follow @Clare Mulley on Twitter, or toss a like to Clare Mulley Author on Facebook.