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Transform Your Community: Change The World!

Nov 12, 2015 8:15 am - 9:15 am

Registration is now closed. For information, please contact Sam Gonzalez at 412-224-4092 or email samantha@worldpittsburgh.org

“In The Hot Seat” Video Conference

Kennedy Odede and Jessica Posner
Founders of Shining Hope for Communities and Authors of Find Me Unafraid

Hosted by Avonworth High School

educationslider_odedeHusband and wife social entrepreneur team Kennedy Odede and Jessica Posner founded Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) in Kibera, the largest urban slum in Africa, in 2009. Through grassroots leadership, SHOFCO links schools for girls to community services for all, which in turn provides communities with empowerment and tools to create bright futures for themselves. In their new book, Find me Unafraid, Kennedy and Jessica tell their story of their fight against poverty and hopelessness, and the power of young people to deeply impact the world.

For this event, students at Avonworth High School will use a talk show-style format to have the couple tell their story about their extraordinary partnership and their work building girls’ education and infrastructure in one of the world’s poorest neighborhoods. Interactive video conference sites can participate and submit questions ahead of and during the program.

Registration
A limited number of schools can register to participate via video conference. Video conference equipment is required.

Confirmation materials will be sent by email prior to the event.

Registration is now closed. For information, please contact Sam Gonzalez at 412-224-4092 or email samantha@worldpittsburgh.org

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