5 Things You Didn't Know About Eli Rai- Director, Milaan Foundation's Girl Icons Program

5 Things You Didn't Know About Eli Rai- Director, Milaan Foundation's Girl Icons Program

Milaan Foundation's innovative Girl Icons Program takes high potential girls from Uttar Pradesh and trains them to be community leaders. We have had the pleasure of working with Eli and the Girl Icons team since Fall 2017, and are excited to share more about the Girl Icons program's dynamic director!

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How Does Educating Girls Empower the Economy?

How Does Educating Girls Empower the Economy?

In the past, we have discussed the inequalities that exist, some overt, others more deeply ingrained, which keep girls from completing school and stepping into their full potential. But, you may wonder, what is it about girls that put them in the unique position to empower the economies of developing countries?

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Summer 2016: The State of Girls' Education

Summer 2016: The State of Girls' Education

Last September, world leaders committed to the Sustainable Development Goals. Since then, there has been a great deal of discussion around reaching those goals. What will it take? Who will lead us there? How can we collaborate to make these goals a reality? What steps do we take this year, next year, and five years from now?

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Creating Solutions For Morocco’s Rural Girls

Creating Solutions For Morocco’s Rural Girls

Life in the Berber villages of Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains is very different from the city streets of Marrakech. Here, people live without many of the amenities and modern luxuries we take for granted. The greatest things missing, however, are schools. Children who wish to study are forced to take long, arduous journeys to cities with universities. Girls are often disenfranchised from continuing education, as the journey is perceived as too far, or too dangerous.

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