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All the Way from Nairobi: International Guest Speaker Purity Kagwiria

Sunday, November 2, 2014

On November 10 Akili Dada Executive Director Purity Kagwiria will join NCG members for an intimate salon on effective grantmaking in Africa. We’re thrilled that Purity is including us in her visit to the U.S. and participating in our November 10th Funder Salon: Effective Grantmaking in Africa.

A Little About Purity Kagwiria and Akili Dada

A journalist by profession, Purity has worked on the rights of women since 2004. As an active member of the feminist/women rights movement, she is committed to analyzing the private and personal spaces and developing strategies that lead to the emancipation of women.

Founded in 2005 to address the underrepresentation of women in leadership positions in Africa, Akili Dada is an international organization based in Nairobi and officially registered as a non-governmental organization (NGO) in Kenya. The organization focuses their programs around scholars and building networks with other women’s rights organizations both in Kenya and across Africa. 

Akili Dada, envisions a world where empowered African women from diverse economic backgrounds are equally represented in leadership roles and decision-making processes in Kenya and across the continent.

Join Us

Are you an international grantmaker? Do you fund in Africa? Are you interested in supporting the development of women and girls?

Join us on November 10th to hear Purity talk more about Akili Dada’s work. Learn more and register to attend the upcoming Funder Salon: Effective Grantmaking in Africa.