Daily Archives: March 2, 2010

People Magazine, June 2002

Three years ago, at the age of 48, Leslie Hawke had one great source of pride: her actor son Ethan, married to actress Uma Thurman and a young father himself. Beyond that, Leslie—twice divorced, dissatisfied with a long—running romance and bored with her job as a Manhattan Internet publishing executive-felt she didn’t have much to […]

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Gothamist, May 2007

The 1960’s ended 35 years ago, but don’t tell that to Leslie Hawke, 52. In 2000 this Ft. Worth native left her well paying management position at a high flying tech company to join the Peace Corps at an age when most people who can afford it are contemplating early retirement.

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Vivid, October 2007

Most estimates put the number of people of Roma descent in Romania between 2 and 2.5 million. In the communities where my organisation works, children make up approximately half the population. Thus, of the 4.5 million children under 18 in Romania, we estimate that a million or 20 per cent (that’s one in five children) […]

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Vivid, May 2008

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Vivid meets Leslie Hawke, the co-founder of OvidiuRo, a prominent Romanian charity that aims to see every child in school and on the path to high school graduation by the year 2020…

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Strada 32, June 2009

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You are a New Yorker, mother of well renowned celebrity, Ethan Hawke. In 2000, after 20 years of management experience in US hi tech companies you chose to join the Peace Corps and established yourself in Bacau, Romania, to support…You are a New Yorker, mother of well renowned celebrity, Ethan Hawke. In 2000, after 20 years of management experience in US hi tech companies you chose to join the Peace Corps and established yourself in Bacau, Romania, to support…

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