Photograph by Taehoon Kim/Concord Monitor

Irene has inspired thousands over the past three decades through her presentations, lectures, and film. She reminds us all of our ability to make meaningful change through seemingly small gestures, and reminds us that that “refusing to be an enemy” and “never being a bystander” makes all the difference in the world. 


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Irene's favorite audiences are students, especially middle school age students whose worlds are just beginning to expand.

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Share irene's story

Watch and share the film Never a Bystander, which talks about Irene's life and remarkable accomplishments.