Taking one for Mother Earth: These African universities are environmental shining stars

UNIVERSITIES have long been seen as agents of change – catalysts for social and political action as well as centres of learning. As people become more environmentally conscious, universities in turn are expected to step up to the plate, continuing to act as role models in becoming the engines and innovation centres for green...

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MFF Grantees in Nairobi: Fomenting Leadership and Fighting for Women’s Rights

At the beginning of 2015, our President, Dr. Anne Mize, visited two Mize Family Foundation grantees based in Nairobi, Kenya. These organizations, Akili Dada and Urgent Action Fund-Africa, work to empower African women by supporting their education and leadership. Akili Dada promotes girls’ and women’s leadership in schools, villages, and...

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