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Today's girls are tomorrow's female leaders

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Jennifer Albone, Consultant to the World Bank Education Practice, talks with Alice Albright, CEO of Global Partnership for Education and Angeline Murimirwa, Executive Director – Africa at CAMFED

On October 19, CAMFED’s Angeline Murimirwa joined Alice Albright, CEO of Global Partnership for Education, and Jennifer Albone, Consultant to the World Bank Education Practice, at the Global Philanthropy Forum. These experts came together to galvanize support for education to maximize potentialespecially for girls and the most vulnerable children.

Think education; Think big; and Think and work at scale together.

Alice Albright, CEO, Global Partnership for Education

Today’s girls are tomorrow’s female leaders, and we need to start investing in them today if tomorrow is going to be brighter.

Angeline Murimirwa, Executive Director – Africa, CAMFED

Their conversation highlighted that while significant progress had been made over the past few decades, COVID-19 has triggered a global learning crisis, laying bare and exacerbating existing inequalities between urban and rural, rich and poor, boys and girls. Significant investment in sending marginalized girls to school would reap huge returns, uplifting education outcomes—and much else besides—for all.

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