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Now more than ever we are coming together as a global community to mobilize for the next decade. Join us for an exciting evening of learning and sharing through hands-on, interactive activities. Participate in lively conversations with empowered youth, enjoy delicious food, and dance to your heart’s content.
Flavors of African cuisine and the rhythm of African drums sets the stage for an inspirational talk that empowers each of us to embrace our roles in the movement that makes transformation possible.
*Family Friendly Event
Master of Ceremonies - DOUG NELSON
Orly Friedman - School Principal, Khan Academy
Orly Friedman is the School Director and member of the founding team of Khan Lab School in Mountain View, CA. Khan Lab School is an independent school associated with Khan Academy, which is dedicated to pioneering models of learning that put students at the center. Orly holds an MA in Early Childhood Education, and an MBA from Stanford University.
Wezesha Vijana’s after school program and LEI’s skills building workshops address the need that girls have for extra support. Together, we are building up young women that can stand up for their rights, and are equipped to make a difference in the world they live in.
What are the issues around gender inequality today? What harmful practices against girls still continue? How much of an impact do educated women make in a country’s GDP? The answers, and more interesting facts, when you take this quiz!
More and more people are taking action! Whether it’s selling lemonade, or setting up your own donation page, our collective actions make a big difference. Here’s your chance to show us your own efforts to raise money for education and change.
This volunteer-organized, but open-to-all running event, is our way of putting the FUN into fundraising. Sign up to run, or pledge your support for 1 or many of your friends, while getting to know more people in our community.
Our Facebook giveaway is back by popular demand! Win our freshest picks from Africa simply by being a part of our Facebook community, and liking and sharing! Good luck!
10 for 10 NETWORKING CHALLENGE
As we get ready to build on the last 10 years and take things even further, one of our challenges as a community is to create a much bigger reach. Imagine if each of us leverages on our networks to get 10 friends to commit to the 10 for 10 challenge?
PAY IT FORWARD WEBINAR
Knowledge transfer, or paying it forward, is a habit we instill in our youth in Africa. Celebrating this anniversary puts us in a unique position to do the same. 10 years of results, 10 years of learning what works. Watch out for it!
LET’S LUNCH & LEARN!
Our Fall Event brings with it the opportunity to meet and have meaningful conversations with some of our most dynamic scholars from Africa. We’re getting ready to line up 10 luncheons to commemorate our 10 years, so make sure to sign up for one of them!
All these 10th year activities are leading up to our Fall Event. We’re expecting you at Berkeley’s International House when it happens on October 24th and challenge you to bring a friend!