NEWS FROM THE FIELD

Akilah Launches New Co-ed University in Rwanda

October 17, 2019
October 17, 2019|

After a decade of building the Akilah Institute in Rwanda, the founders say they have embarked on the journey of launching a new global network of universities, Davis College. Elizabeth Dearborn Hughes co-founded Akilah Institute with her husband Dave Hughes to provide transformational education for young women in Rwanda in the aftermath of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Read More

SHOFCO to Host the Inaugural World Poverty Forum in January 2020

October 17, 2019
October 17, 2019|

Kibera slum, Africa’s largest slum located in Kenya will be hosting the inaugural World Poverty Forum (WPF) in January next year. Founded by Kennedy Odede, one of Africa’s best-known social entrepreneurs, the forum is taking place on the 11th and 12th of January 2020. Read More

Global Health Corps Announces New CEO: Heather Anderson

October 17, 2019
October 17, 2019|

I am honored that our Board of Directors has appointed me to serve GHC and our mission to transform health systems through leadership as CEO. Read More

Mothers2Mothers Welcomes the Duchess of Sussex to Visit Their Work

October 17, 2019
October 17, 2019|

“Talk about important work!” That was the reaction from Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Sussex, when she was introduced today to the work of mothers2mothers (m2m), in Cape Town, South Africa. The Duchess joined m2m during an official engagement on the Royal Tour of Southern Africa, to learn more about our work to create a generation free from HIV and healthy, thriving communities in eight sub-Saharan African countries. Read More

World Pulse Launches a New Girls Hub

October 17, 2019
October 17, 2019|

World Pulse has launched Girls Hub, which is nested inside the wider World Pulse network - connecting the voices of girls, women, and advocates for girls.   There is also ability to filter the content by region, and also filter for resources.   So many incredible stories pouring in! Read More

EDJA Releases a New Film – Victors: A Song to the Lions

October 17, 2019
October 17, 2019|

EDJA's effort to open a community's eyes and hearts is one of the most inspiring and powerful #metoo movements of our day. Read More

Mothers Against Violence National Conference is October 24-25, 2019

September 21, 2019
September 21, 2019|

October 24-25, 2019 Boston University, 1 Silber Way, Boston, MA Purchase Tickets Online here. Read More

Beautiful Day Celebrates Journeys of Hope on October 29, 2019

September 19, 2019
September 19, 2019|

We are pleased to announce that tickets are now available for "Journeys of Hope," an evening of celebration and storytelling by refugees, hosted by Beautiful Day. Come join us on Tuesday, October 29 at the Woodman Center at Moses Brown School in Providence. We will be honoring Navyn Salem, founder and CEO of Edesia, with our second annual "Annie Award" for outstanding service to refugees. After the award presentation, four refugees will tell stories from their lives, designed to move, inspire and entertain. Read More