Lisa Martilotta


Investing in the Education of East Africa's Most Promising Young Leaders: Women

The Akilah Institute's program in Rwanda teaches women the hard and soft skills necessary to work in a demanding professional economy.

While the debate continues for how to really truly empower marginalized women, Nobel laureates, political leaders, and celebrity NGO founders all agree that an investment with the possibility of infinite returns is the investment in young women. At the nonprofit Akilah Institute for Women, we know this first hand because we’re investing in the education of East Africa's most promising future professionals and leaders.

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