Surviving the Rwandan Genocide: Jacqueline Murekatete

Jacqueline Murekatete is an internationally recognized genocide survivor and human rights activist. Born in Rwanda, Jacqueline was nine years old when she lost her parents, all six siblings and most of her extended family to the 1994 genocide. Jacqueline was inspired to share her story of survival and hope for the first time in 2001 after listening to the story of the late Holocaust survivor David Gewirtzman, who became a dear friend and mentor. 

Location: The Woodman Center at Moses Brown School 

This event is open to grades 8-12, and has limited seating. Please register your students as soon as possible here. Registration is limited and will be on a first come first served basis.

Please contact kvest@hercri.org with any questions.

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