Educate girls and fight poverty in Senegal

by Women's Global Education Project
May 7, 2010

WGEP to speak at U.N. conference on girls' ed

Women's Global Education Project to Speak at United Nations Girls' Education Initiative Global Conference

Women's Global Education Project is proud to announce that we have been selected by the United Nations Girls' Education Initiative to speak at their global conference this May 17-20 in Dakar, Senegal!

Executive Director Amy Maglio and Women's Global Senegal Project Coordinator Adji Senghor will be among the 150 presenters and delegates from around the world who will be attending and speaking at the "E4: Engendering Empowerment: Education and Equality" conference.

Amy will be speaking about the work of Women's Global in Senegal and Kenya, talking specifically about barriers we found to girls' education in the communities where we work. Amy will also present ways in which Women's Global has helped our communities remove these barriers so more girls enroll, attend and succeed in school.

During her trip to Senegal, Amy will also visit our program in Sine-Saloum, a day-long bus ride from Dakar. Women's Global has worked in the rural Sine-Saloum region since our inception in 2003.


  • dsp
    dsp Congratulations on being chosen to be part of the UN panel. WGEP has a lot of experience and knowledge in the arena of girls' education and empowerment. Congratulations on being selected!!
    • 7 years ago
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Women's Global Education Project

Location: Oak Park, IL - USA
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Project Leader:
Amy Maglio
Oak Park, Illinois United States
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