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August 9, 2021

Meet Ramsha, GEC’s Research Intern

By Girls Education Collaborative

“In 2018, I got a chance to spend few days among the women of one of the most underprivileged areas of my country – and somehow I got stuck in that moment forever. I saw the depth of issues, the barriers, and the sparkling eyes with dreams yet no direction. Thus, women’s research and development…

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August 9, 2021

Outgoing Thoughts From Summer Volunteer, Ankita

By Jess Basil

This past summer working as an intern for GEC was truly a humbling and empowering experience. First and foremost, I am so grateful to Ms. Anne Wadsworth for being my mentor throughout my internship. Ms. Anne has always been there to walk through assignments with me, tasks aligning with the International Day of the Girl…

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August 9, 2021

It Takes a Village: Patricia

By Jess Basil

When asked if we could highlight her involvement with Girls Education Collaborative for our It Takes a Village series, Patricia Minter-Powell’s immediate response was, “Sure, I heard the cats!”  While that might be true, Patricia does it with love, enthusiasm, and a keen eye on the mission. By day, Patricia is a french teacher at…

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August 9, 2021

Meet Sarah, GEC’s Research and Operations Intern

By Girls Education Collaborative

“Every girl deserves access to quality education, regardless of where she is born. I’m excited to be working with GEC because I believe their local-led, partnership approach is the most effective way to achieve a world where all girls are able to go to school.” Sarah Filippi-Field is a soon-to-be Master of Public Policy graduate at…

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August 9, 2021

Outgoing Thoughts From Summer Intern, Olivia

By Girls Education Collaborative

Going into this internship, I was unsure of what I’d learn. While I have volunteered at nonprofits in the past, I’ve never actually worked with them. I thought I knew what GEC did—I mean GEC is only about running a school in Tanzania, right? Through my work this summer, I’ve learned how that statement is…

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July 26, 2021

My Experience being a Girls Education Collaborative Volunteer

By Peres Munanka

My name is Peres Justine Munanka, I am 17 years old, one of the pioneers of Kitenga Girls Secondary School and a volunteer with Girls Education Collaborative (GEC).  My experience with GEC has made my time worthwhile during the wait to join in my next level of schooling and I am so thankful to God…

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