DOSS--Leila H. United Nations Assistant Secretary General, Broadcaster, Internationalist. Leila Doss was born in Assiut, Egypt in 1921, one of six siblings in a lively, international, culture-loving family. At the age of 23 she became the first ever female Egyptian broadcaster, an achievement which she followed with a distinguished career at the United Nations, retiring in 1982 as Assistant Secretary General. Until her death on 11 July 2016 Leila was a fearless and passionate champion of the United Nations and above all a champion of the principles of peace, equal rights and international cooperation on which it was founded. A celebration of Leila's life will take place on Sunday, 13 November 2016 11am-1pm at Church Center for the UN (CCUN), 777 UN Plaza, New York. RSVP: leiladossmemorial@ gmail.com .
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