Past Event

Professor Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg: Investing in Girls - Hope or Hype?

Wed, May 2 2012 - 6:00pm Investing in Girls: Hope or Hype?

Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg
, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of San Francisco; Founder and Executive Director, Akili Dada

As 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 Relations
Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program
Cost
: $20 standard, $8 members, $7 students (with valid ID)
Program organizer: Paul Clarke
Also 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