Global Activist, Amy Maglio, was living in Senegal and decided she must do something to help more girls get into school and stay there. She created the Women's Global Education Project (WGEP) to support girls’ education in Senegal and Kenya. Maglio will update us on what WGEP has been doing lately to help girls in those countries escape extreme poverty, through education.
The Women’s Global Education Project was one of our first ever Global Activism stories 10 years ago. And Jerome sat down with its founder, Amy Maglio and two of her partners from Senegal and Kenya to update us on the work the group is doing today.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps. In 1960, Senator John F. Kennedy challenged students at the University of Michigan to serve their country in the cause of peace by living and working in developing countries.That speech laid the foundation for what became the Peace Corps.
Each Thursday on our Global Activism series, we hear about an individual who’s decided to work to make the world a better place. On today’s segment we thought we’d do something a little different.In 1960 Senator John F.