Nesse Godin is a survivor of the Shauliai, Lithuania Ghetto, the Stutthof Concentration Camp, four labor camps and a death march. She has dedicated her adult life to teaching and sharing memories of the Holocaust. Nesse is the President of the Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Friends of Greater Washington. She is also on the board of directors and founding member of several Holocaust Survivor groups. Nesse served on the Board of Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and is a board member of the Anti-Defamation League, The Jewish Community Council and many other worthy organizations. Numerous awards and honors have been given to Nesse, including the “Myrtle Wreath” by the Hadassah Council. She has also received the Woman of Valor Award by three different organizations, B'nai B'rith Women, Naamat USA, and Amit Women Birah Chapter. Free and open to the public. In 1998, Nesse Godin was presented the Eli Wiesel Holocaust Remembrance Medal in recognition of her dedication to remembering the victims of the Holocaust and for teaching the consequences of hatred to both children and adults.