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EVENTS and SPEAKERS

Panels, seminars, and similar events are typical avenues that we use to spread awareness about our advocacy. We bring together our community virtually and physically to celebrate successes and share our strategic vision for the future. Join us.

UPCOMING EVENTS  

cultivating culture in reading and writing

Cultivating Culture in Reading and Writing

Arusha, Tanzania

Children 5,000 TSh
Adults 7,000 TSh

  • Meet and get to know Mabala
  • Questions and answers with panelist from UWARIDI
  • Writing competition
  • Puzzles and games

Check back later for date, time, and other details.

PAST EVENTS

harvest-celebration

Harvest Celebration in the Vineyard

September 25, 2021, 5:00PM – 8:00PM PST
Livermore, CA

We invite you to join us in a beautiful Livermore vineyard as we reunite for the first time in more than a year. We will be celebrating the gift of being together while we raise funds to fuel youth education. Enjoy an evening of inspiration, stories of transformation, fine wine, paella, tapas, African jazz, a live auction, and more.

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Real Life – Real Stories

Thursday, June 24, 2021 |  8:30AM PDT |  11:30AM EDT | 6:30PM EAT
Virtual Event

Transforming Worlds from the Ground Up
Please join us for a virtual discussion with Asante Africa Tanzania alumni, who have experienced first-hand the powerful impact of our programs. Our panelists will share their stories, life challenges, journeys to success and the impact of Asante Africa. These alumni have become today’s changemakers through their pay-it-forward efforts and entrepreneurial successes. Their storytelling will give a glimpse at the crucial life skills we are providing to our students to succeed in the classroom and beyond.

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Is the World Really Listening to Girls?

Is the World Really Listening to Girls?

Thursday, June 3, 2021
Virtual Event

Creating Freedom of Choice for Girls in East Africa
Join us for a dynamic virtual dialogue with those who are “on the ground” creating freedom of choice for girls in rural communities in Africa. The challenges many girls face, including cultural bias, limited access to opportunities, and gender inequality, hamper their chances for personal and economic development. Our panelists, leaders who work with girls in East Africa and around the world, will share their perspectives and discuss best practices for the empowerment of girls.

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CIES

2021 CIES Conference

April 25 – May 2, 2021
Virtual Conference

The 2021 CIES conference will take place virtually April 25 – May 2, 2021. We anticipate a vibrant engagement of researchers, students, practitioners, and policy makers, in a welcoming and inspiring professional community. The 2021 conference theme, Social Responsibility within Changing Contexts, focuses our attention on closely examining the work we do and how others in the field experience our work, in a changing environment with a growing variety of actors who may or may not share the same visions for the future.

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Girls Taking Center Stage for Community Change in Africa

Wednesday, March 24th at 11am EDT / 6pm EAT
Virtual NGO CSW65 Event

Designing effective global development programs that have women’s voices and girls’ insights at the center is more important than ever. But are we really listening? Join four panelists from Asante Africa Foundation, AGE Africa, WISER, and Women’s Global Education Project, who will provide evidence from girl-led projects in both formal and informal settings, to highlight results that girl-centric approaches have produced. We will also discuss new models for collaboration between community-led organizations.

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Podcast: Erna Grasz, Asante Africa Foundation CEO

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

12:30PM EST

Unleashing Potential

Erna Grasz is the co-founder and CEO of Asante Africa who shares her journey to sustaining quality education programs for students in “off the paved road” communities.

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2019 Obama Foundation Leadership Summit  

October 27-29, 2019
Chicago, IL

Glory Shayo and Gloria Mushi, Program Coordinators with Asante Africa Tanzania, will attend the Obama Foundation Leadership Summit, and represent our Youth Leadership Program. They will be sharing results, experiences and best practices with hundreds of other global youth. This is their first trip off the continent of Africa.

 

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