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Kakenya Ntaiya

Kakenya Ntaiya: Making Dreams of Education a Reality for Girls Everywhere

Renata M. Black | Posted 08.03.2016 | Impact
Renata M. Black

Paradigm Shifters is a series of interviews with a select group of women and men from eclectic walks of life. It will highlight unspoken, real-life in...

Gloria, Arianna, Kakenya and Me

Ann V. Klotz | Posted 02.17.2017 | Education
Ann V. Klotz

The National Coalition of Girls' School 2016 Global Forum on Girls' Education, Creating a World of Possibilities, took me to NYC last week.

Saving Girls: Kakenya Ntaiya Is a CNN Hero

Serra Sippel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Serra Sippel

The founder of the school, Kakenya Ntaiya, grew up in a hut made of straw, mud, and dung with no running water or electricity. She was born in 1978, but does not know the exact day -- her mother cannot remember. She was engaged at age five to the six-year-old boy next door.

A Report From "Women in the World: Stories and Solutions" Summit - Part 2

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marcia G. Yerman

Gloria Steinem has stressed the importance of women sharing their personal stories as a way to add their voices to the human record. This was the strength of The Daily Beast's three-day event.