Moral Courage in the Face of Adversity


President and Executive Director of the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation, Diane Foley transformed misery into action after the public execution of her son, conflict journalist James W. Foley. She discusses her work as an advocate for journalists’ safety and for the freedom of all Americans held hostage or unlawfully detained around the world in Brewster Academy's Our Shared Humanity virtual speaker series. Diane Foley’s talk is a response to the exhibition question “What do you consider the greatest depth of misery?”

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200 Women is an international photography exhibition that offers a representation of global diversity. Through powerful images and their words, these women—some famous, some not—present themselves, their stories and their humanity to viewers.

The women respond to five questions: Which single word do you most identify with? What really matters to you? What brings you happiness What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery? What would you change if you could? Which single word do you most identify with? What really matters to you?

The 200 Women exhibition will be open to the public during the month of May and the virtual speaker series is every Tuesday evening 7:00-8:00 p.m. April 26 through May 24.

This project was funded in part through a Community Project Grant from New Hampshire Humanities.

Event Details


Tuesday, May 10, 2022 7:00pm


80 Academy Drive
Wolfeboro NH 03894

Hosted By:

Brewster Academy

Contact Info:

Nancy Hughes,