Educate a woman, you educate a nation.
–Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Deputy President 4th annual Women’s Parliament Conference
Mission & Vision
Mission: The mission of Girls Education International is to expand and support educational opportunities for underserved females in remote and undeveloped regions of the world.
Vision: Girls Education International envisions a world where educational opportunities for women and girls are equal to those typically afforded boys and men, and thus provide the foundation for healthier and prosperous societies that reflect their unique cultural differences.
Since its inception in November 2006, GEI has been hard at work partnering with local organizations to bring education to girls and women in underserved areas.
Board of Directors & Major Volunteers
Amy Lukau, Executive Director
Michelle Simmons, Board Chair
Rai Farrelly, Treasurer/Tanzania Project Manager
Mary Ann Williamson, Liberia Project Manager/Board Member
Steve Murchie, Pakistan Project Manager/Board Member
Loni Riley, Board Member
Eve Hersh, Board Member
Kristen Zelenka, Board Member
Lizzy Scully, Co-Founder (non-Board)
Heidi Wirtz, Co-Founder (non-Board)