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CAMFED Events in 2022

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Join us or catch up on events all around girls' education and women's leadership in Africa

Catch up on events you missed, or register for upcoming events hosted by CAMFED, or with CAMFED participation.

Our leaders and experts regularly participate in webinars, conferences and conversations to discuss the barriers’ to girls’ education in sub-Saharan Africa, and the holistic solutions that can change the status quo for girls and their communities for good.

We’re grateful to all the partners and champions that ask us to join panel discussions, and to all the curious who log in to learn, share their own experiences, and become champions and change makers in their own right.

Here’s what’s coming up, and what you can still watch:

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Friday, October 21, 2022 - Hilton Humanitarian Symposium and Prize Ceremony (Live streamed)

The Power of Perseverance

Join the Hilton Humanitarian Prize community at this special event in Beverly Hills, California, where CAMFED’s Executive Director – Africa, Angeline Murimirwa, will speak to journalist, producer and philanthropist Soledad O’Brien in a conversation about “Girls’ education as a catalyst for change.

The day will culminate in a celebration of the 27th Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize recipient, Norwegian Refugee Council.

CAMFED was honored with the 2021 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, and we’re thrilled to join the Hilton Prize Community in person in Beverly Hills this year. Those invited to the in-person event can contact [email protected] for more information. Those unable to attend can join virtually by registering at the link below.

 

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Catch up on recent CAMFED events

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Stanford Yidan Summit - Inclusive Education Panel

September 28, 2022

Watch CAMFED’s Executive Director – Africa, Angeline Murimirwa speak on the opening Inclusive Education panel of the Stanford Education Summit co-hosted by the Yidan Prize Foundation.  The session was moderated by Liz Willen of the Heckinger Report. Joining Angie were Patricia Bromley and Jonathan Rosa of the Stanford Graduate School of Education; Eric Hanushek (Paul and Jean Hanna Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution) and Carol Dweck (Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology, Stanford).

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One Young World Summit 2022 (Digital Edition) - "Advancing Girls' Education: The Path to Gender Equality?"

September 6, 2022

Moderator Mary Helda Akongo, Fundi Girls Program Lead, Fundi Bots is joined by Angeline Murimirwa, Executive Director – Africa, CAMFED; Salimatou Fatty, Founder and Executive Director, Salimatou Foundation for Education; and Muzoon Almellehan, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, Syrian refugee and education activist, for a lively discussion.

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International Quality Education Conference (IQEC): Re-thinking the Role of Education

August 25, 2022

The 2nd International Quality Education Conference (IQEC) held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania brought together education stakeholders from across the globe.  CAMFED’s Executive Advisor, Barbara Chilangwa, and CAMFED Tanzania’s Executive Director, Lydia Wilbard, joined to discuss how we transform educations systems for the most vulnerable children.

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Harvard GlobalWE Connect Fireside Chat featuring CAMFED USA

June 25, 2022

Hear from Brooke Hutchinson, Executive Director, CAMFED USA Foundation, as she joins this Fireside Chat with Harvard Alumni for Global Women’s Empowerment. In conversation with GlobalWE member Wendy Barreno, Brooke spoke about our leadership model that places young women at the forefront of change.

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Leadership Journeys: A Conversation with Hilton Prize Laureates

June 23, 2022

Join three dynamic global leaders: Maggie Miller, Senior Director, Hilton Humanitarian Prize at Conrad N. Hilton Foundation; Kennedy Odede, Founder & CEO of SHOFCO (2018 Hilton Humanitarian Prize Laureate) and Angeline Murimirwa, Executive Director —Africa here at CAMFED (2021 Hilton Humanitarian Prize Laureate) for this conversation hosted by The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation and Atlas Corps. 

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Project Drawdown: Climate-Poverty Connections Webinar Series - Part Two

June 1, 2022

CAMFED’s Portia Kuffuor joined fellow global experts representing Project Drawdown, CARE-WWF Alliance, BRAC, and The Jane Goodall Institute. Their discussion centered on how climate solutions that protect and restore ecosystems and foster equality can contribute to socioeconomic, health, equity, and environmental gains.

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Young women entrepreneurs in the spotlight on Citi TV Ghana

Citi TV — one of Ghana’s leading television channels — is shining a spotlight on young women entrepreneurs through a series of interviews on its popular Breakfast Daily show. Catch up on the broadcasts with CAMFED Association members as they share their experience of entrepreneurship: their challenges, successes, and hopes for the future. 

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Choosing Change: How to Assess Proposals for Their Potential to Reduce Structural Inequality, with Angeline Murimirwa

May 3, 2022

Angeline Murimirwa, CAMFED Executive Director, joined this webinar hosted by the Center for High Impact Philanthropy and Lever for Change.  They presented a toolkit to help donors and funders at all levels identify proposals and teams that have potential to advance  systemic change.

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Your CAMFED Sisterhood celebrates Earth Day 2022

April 22, 2022

It was wonderful to have so many of you join us for our Earth Day 2022 Facebook Live conversation! Thank you for your patience as we were delayed by sudden rain and had to relocate indoors, and were later hit by a power outage! These challenges did not dampen our sisters’ passion, and we were honored to be joined by guest and education advocate Vee Kativhu for dancing and discussions.

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Skoll Virtual Ecosystem Event 2022: Can Solutions to the Climate Crisis Also Address Poverty?

April 8, 2022

This panel event hosted by the Skoll World Forum features CAMFED’s Harriet Cheelo, a sustainable agriculture expert, representing our movement alongside experts from Proximity Designs, Project Drawdown and Mulago Foundation. Find out how we can solve the climate crisis and address poverty alleviation at the same time. 

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Improving Rural Girls' Access to Education: how integrating solutions to transport poverty reduces systemic barriers

April 5, 2022

CAMFED Malawi’s Susan Silika joined a panel discussion hosted by Giving Women in partnership with World Bicycle Relief, to explore how overcoming the barrier of mobility and transport poverty, as part of a holisitic package of support, can enable girls to go to school, stay there, learn, and thrive.

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Education for Opportunity - The unstoppable momentum of women’s leadership

March 24, 2022

This event features CAMFED Association member, Salma Dhilwayo, and Executive Director for CAMFED Zimbabwe, Dr. Shungu Gwarinda, in conversation with Chief Development Officer, Emily Zemke. They discuss how women’s leadership can advance real change, whether through enacting legislation and policy changes, or by serving as visible examples of what girls and educated young women can accomplish.

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Dorcas Lukwesa on an agriculture panel hosted by the African Diaspora Network

March 23, 2022

CAMFED Association member and sustainable agriculture expert Dorcas Lukwesa joined a group of climate and sustainable food specialists to discuss opportunities, funding avenues, and best practices for shaping the future of the agricultural sector in Africa.

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CAMFED 101 featuring Eliza Chikoti

March 23, 2022

Our virtual CAMFED 101 gave new supporters the chance to learn more about our movement for girls’ education and women’s leadership in Africa. Eliza Chikoti from Malawi joined the session to represent the 208,000-strong CAMFED Association, the powerful pan-African network of women leaders educated with CAMFED support.

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LottoLove's Laura Beck hosts Brooke Hutchinson on Insta Live

March 11, 2022

This International Women’s Day, Laura Beck of LottoLove – which counts CAMFED among its charitable partners – invited CAMFED USA Executive Director Brooke Hutchinson for a chat about the power of girls’ education and women’s leadership, and the difference your support makes.

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Esnath Divasoni on a climate action panel chaired by Julia Gillard

March 7, 2022

Esnath represented our Sisterhood in a discussion about women’s leadership in climate action, which was chaired by Former Prime Minister of Australia and Chair of the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership, Julia Gillard. Esnath spoke about the role of education in enabling her and her sisters across Africa to take the lead and improve climate resilience for thousands of people in rural communities.  

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