Medea Benjamin

Medea Benjamin (born Susan Benjamin; September 10, 1952) is an American political activist, best known for co-founding Code Pink and, along with activist and author Kevin Danaher, the fair trade advocacy group Global Exchange. Benjamin was also the Green Party candidate in California in 2000 for the United States Senate. She currently contributes to OpEdNews and Huffington Post.The Los Angeles Times has described her as "one of the high profile leaders" of the peace movement and in 1999, San Francisco Magazine included her on its "power list" of the "60 Players Who Rule the Bay Area."

Medea Benjamin

Personal facts

Alias (AKA)Susan Benjamin
Birth dateSeptember 10, 1952
Birth nameSusan Benjamin
Birth place
Freeport New York
Education
Columbia University
The New School
Tufts University
Spouse