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On November 30, 2021 at 10 AM Eastern/3 PM GMT/5 PM CAT, we’re joining the third and final conversation in the series “The Future of Humanitarian Action – The Power of Communities,” hosted by the Hilton Foundation and Devex.  Please join

  • Christina Kwauk, Nonresident Fellow – Global Economy and Development, Center for Universal Education, Brookings
  • Komal Narayan, Climate Activist and Volunteer, Alliance for Future Generations
  • Beth Roberts, Director, Center for Women’s Land Rights, Landesa, and
  • Fiona Mavhinga, Executive Advisor, CAMFED Association

as they discuss girls’ education and women’s leadership as drivers of climate resilience with Deborah Charles, Managing Editor, Devex.

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Watch Devex conversation #3: Girls' education and climate resilience

Girls from marginalized communities suffer most when disaster strikes, and are the first to be pushed out of school as the climate crisis deepens. Yet investing in girls’ education not only raises awareness and preparedness,  it can deliver the leadership communities need to build resilience and demand climate justice.

Watch the conversation live on YouTube

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