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October 9, 2019

Is International Day of the Girl a Gimmick?

By Anne Wadsworth

Fight for Global Gender Equality Every Day, Not Just Once a Year October 11th of each year has been crowned by the United Nations as the International Day of the Girl. Spoiler alert — it’s a gimmick. It is a ploy by the UN body to grab the world’s attention and direct it towards global…

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October 8, 2019

Another Voice: International Day of the Girl

By Anne Wadsworth

*This op-ed originally ran in the Buffalo News on October 7, 2019.  Millions of girls around the world are out of school, simply because they are a girl. October 11 is International Day of the Girl, a day when advocates around the world highlight the critical need for global gender equality. It’s a day to…

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October 3, 2018

Local News Highlights GEC Efforts

By Girls Education Collaborative

WKBW reporter Rebecca Thornburg stopped by the GEC offices to chat with our executive director, Anne Wadsworth, about how a committed group of individuals from Buffalo is helping ensure more girls have access to a safe, high-quality education half a world away. Watch the story.

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September 18, 2017

Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai Visits Buffalo

By Girls Education Collaborative

by Tracey Drury, Reporter for Buffalo Business First A visit to Buffalo by Malala Yousafzai Tuesday night will provide a huge opportunity for a local nonprofit agency to help grow awareness about educational opportunity for girls around the world. Yousafzai, or just “Malala” as she’s become known around the world, has spent most of her…

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May 22, 2017

WBFO Features Opening of Kitenga School for Girls

By Girls Education Collaborative

The Girls Education Collaborative continues to support the education of young women in developing countries. WBFO’s senior reporter Eileen Buckley met with the organization’s executive director, Anne Wadsworth, who is now in Tanzania, for the grand opening of a new school supporting girls’ education. Listen now.  

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May 5, 2013

Girls Education: Pivot Points and Ripples

By Anne Wadsworth

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