Rollingout: CARE’s Joyce Adolwa speaks up for girls’ education at the State of Women Summit.

Rollingout: CARE’s Joyce Adolwa speaks up for girls’ education at the State of Women Summit.

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Posted
6/16/16
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Charmyonne Bailey

Joyce Adolwa, CARE’s director of education programming, spoke to Rollingout.com about her role at the first-ever United State of Women Summit. Adolwa’s mission at the summit - which attracted celebrities like Oprah Winfrey - was to discuss the importance of educating girls at a time when 62 million girls around the world are out of school. “What’s crazy is that there is a lot of research that indicates some developing countries lose up to a billion dollars a year for failing to educate adolescent girls at the same level as boys,” Adolwa said. Read the interview here

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