February 13, 2020

Catalyzing Human Capital

By Anne Wadsworth

Catalyzing Human Capital First, the setting. I write this from the veranda at Betsy’s House, in Kitenga, Tanzania—a special place that has become like a second home to me. Three students just stopped by to welcome me back and get me caught up on the news. Sister Berna walks by, with a batch of kittens…

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February 13, 2020

Two. Two. One.

By Anne Wadsworth

Two. Two. One. For the 2nd year in a row, all of Form Two students at the Kitenga Secondary School for Girls scored in Division One on their National Exams! Considering that less than 20% of Tanzanian girls graduate from secondary school, this is a notable measure of success for this school, for these students….

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December 13, 2019

GEC Welcomes Two New Board Members

By Girls Education Collaborative

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November 20, 2019

The Words We Use

By Anne Wadsworth

I’ve been wanting this to happen for about three years and now suddenly, we’re here. A new website!!! Why didn’t we re-do our site three years ago?  Ultimately, too time consuming, too many options to choose from and too much money. Apparently, fate meant us to wait because when it all did click into place...

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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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