Maness and Christie will be presenting two workshops at the Global Responsibility Young Leaders Conference to be held at St. Michaels University School (Senior Campus) on Friday, January 18th, 2013. The conference brochure can be found here: http://www.smus.ca/global
‘Girls Education – The Ripple Effects’
Jane & Jack Matthew’s Room
Christie knows first-hand the power of education in transforming lives. Since her travels and teaching experience in Malawi in 2000, Christie has become a passionate advocate for the rights of girls and women in Malawi. In 2006, she co-founded Atsikana Pa Ulendo (Girls On The Move) Secondary School in Malawi and in just six years, the school has grown to include 320 students, 13 buildings, employing 21 Malawian teachers, and over 300 labourers. The school is already recognized nation-wide for its reputation for academic excellence.
In addition, they will be presenting at Pearson College on Tuesday, January 22nd. The title of this event is the Global Citizenship Summit Program.