Professor Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg: Investing in Girls - Hope or Hype?
Investing in Girls: Hope or Hype?Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of San Francisco; Founder and Executive Director, Akili DadaAs the world discovers the value of investing in adolescent girls, how can we ensure that interventions achieve maximum impact? Drawing from its award-winning model, Dr. Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg, Akili Dada's founder and director, will share lessons on making sustainable and scalable investments in the lives of vulnerable girls in Africa. Akili Dada is a leadership incubator that is empowering the next generation of African women leaders by investing in high-achieving girls from underprivileged Kenyan families. Dr. Kamau-Rutenberg has led Akili Dada to be recognized by the United Nations as one of the world's most innovative civil society organizations. MLF: International RelationsLocation: SF Club OfficeTime: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. programCost: $20 standard, $8 members, $7 students (with valid ID)Program organizer: Paul ClarkeAlso know: Assisting Organizations: University of San Francisco, Akili Dada, Priority Africa Network, United Nations Association, Truman National Security Project Educational Institute, and NorCal Peace Corps Association