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Rise and Thrive: Empowering East African Youth through Education

May 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join AKFC and Canada-Mathare Education Trust on May 30 to explore innovative solutions for gender equity in education!
Education has the power to shape the course of a person’s life. But access to this fundamental human right is often threatened by harmful gender norms, fragile institutions, and other systemic barriers. This is especially true for girls living in vulnerable communities. Addressing these challenges requires the cultivation of inclusive, resilient, and adaptive learning environments.

Join AKFC and Canada-Mathare Education Trust on May 30 as we embark on an exploration of innovative approaches, challenges, and triumphs in promoting educational access for girls, in East Africa and beyond. We’ll discuss the role of Canadian cooperation in expanding gender-equitable education and skill-building opportunities for youth in the region.

Be a changemaker. Join us at Rise & Thrive and be inspired to advance gender equity and access to education.

Key Information for Attendees:
– When you register, please indicate whether you are interested in attending in-person at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat or
online (Zoom) by selecting the relevant ticket option.
– In-person attendees are welcome to arrive by 5:30 p.m. EDT to network and enjoy light refreshments.
– This event will be offered in English only

For accommodation requests, accessibility inquiries, or any other questions, please contact us at [email protected].

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