Women Empowerment

Gates Foundation’s Nairobi storytelling workshops with the Moth

Stories are everywhere. They are shaped from our daily experiences and they in turn they shape our lives. The Gates Foundation has an ongoing partnership with the Moth, an acclaimed organization dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling.  Through this partnership, the Moth will run storytelling workshops designed to elevate the personal stories of the

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Malala Yousafzai: “I am 66 Million Girls deprived of Education”

Malala Yousafzai was born on 12 July 1997 in Pakistan. This week marked her 19th birthday, it also marked an important day in education. Malala, the youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate is a girls’ education activist. She spent her 19th Birthday in Kenya, at the largest refugee camp in the world. This girl is a

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Intel’s ‘My Digital Journey’ to Empower Women and Girls in Kenya

Intel Corporation launched an online learning platform – Intel® She Will Connect – My Digital Journey – aimed at providing an opportunity for women to learn, connect and share online. Intel Corporation’s Vice President, Director of Corporate Affairs, and President Intel Foundation Ms. Rosalind Hudnell presided over the event in Nairobi. She said that My

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#SheTrades App launched to connect women owned enterprises

The International Trade Center (ITC) unveiled a new web and mobile-phone application on December 14, that will help women entrepreneurs from across the world to connect to markets. The SheTrades app was launched by ITC Executive Director Arancha González and Ambassador Amina Mohamed, Cabinet Secretary of the Kenyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade,

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Equal opportunities for women’s economic participation #SheTrades

“Women do not need any help in Economic participation all they need is equal opportunity and access”, these were the words of H. E. Deputy president of Kenya, William S. Ruto. He was speaking at the International forum on Women in Business at the Laico Regency on 14th December, 2015. H.E. President of Liberia, Ellen

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