September 14, 2015

The State of Education in Tanzania

By Anne Wadsworth

In 2001, under pressure from international stakeholders, the Tanzanian government established the Primary Education Development Program (PEDP), which made school compulsory for 7- to 15-year-olds and officially abolished mandatory primary school fees as a means of increasing enrollment. On some level, the program seems to be working. Primary school enrollment did increase from 4.4 million…

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September 6, 2015

Zandra Beauty Teams Up With GEC

By Anne Wadsworth

While the mission of Girls Education Collaborative is to create opportunities for girls in developing countries, our roots are firmly planted in Buffalo, and we are deeply grateful for the tremendous support we have received from the City of Good Neighbors. Forging local partnerships to make a global impact is key to the work of nonprofits…

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October 1, 2014

OUR PATH APPEARS: A conversation with Nick Kristof’

By Anne Wadsworth

Join us for a special conversation with Nick Kristof, the two-time Pulitzer Prize winning New York Times columnist and best-selling author on December 2, 2014 in the Mary Seaton Room at Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, New York.  By attending, you’ll receive a copy of Kristof’s new book, A Path Appears and show your support for…

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September 27, 2014

Nick Kristof is coming to Buffalo to benefit Girls Education!

By Anne Wadsworth

We are incredibly honored and thrilled to announce that Nick Kristof is coming to Buffalo on December second as our special guest for an evening event at Kleinhans Music Hall to benefit Girls Education Collaborative. Sponsorship and Patron opportunities are available now. Click here to learn more. Your support at this level will help us make…

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March 13, 2014

‘Putting Girls Education AT THE HEART of the NEXT AGENDA’*

By Anne Wadsworth

Now, that’s a panel title that writes its own headline.    And here’s a quote from that panel that writes its own opening: “Girls education is the vaccine of the 21century”  – Senator Michaelia Cash, Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women, Australia. With power statements like these who needs to go writing their own content?…

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October 11, 2013

Today is the International Day of the Girl Child!

By Anne Wadsworth

Maybe you’re inspired, maybe your motivated, maybe your trying to figure out what all the fuss is about! I thought I’d try to help you out whatever category you fall within. Here are some great resources, calls to action and learning opportunities…..learn, commit, act, change the world….. Will start with The Girl Effect’s ‘Girl Declaration’…

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