Education

PEACE AYO ADEGBOLA: GIRLS’ CHAMPION, ADVOCATE, AND VOLUNTEER

Wow! We are in November, the 11th month of the year! And it’s #Thanksgiving season! Yippee!!! What are you thankful for? This month, we are pleased to feature an amazing 16-year-old girl who makes us thankful for courageous teenagers. Peace Ayo Adegbola, a resident of Abuja in Nigeria, is a girls’ education advocate and volunteer …

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SEGEI and UNESCO Partner to Promote Comprehensive Sexuality Education in Rural Communities

SEGEI is pleased to implement the project Promoting Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) Among Adolescents and Young People (AYP) in Rural Communities in Abuja with funding support from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Government of Sweden. This is part of the O3 Nigeria “Our Rights, Our Lives, Our Future” Programme. …

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HALIMATOU ZIKA SOMBEIZÉ: Parliamentarian, Engineer, Girls’ Rights Champion

This month, we are highlighting an outstanding young woman from the Republic of Niger who is breaking barriers in her community and country to give girls a voice. Halimatou Zika Sombeizé is a 24-year old 3rd year student of Engineering at Ecole des Mines de l’Industrie et de la Geologie (EMIG). In a country where 3 …

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Oladoyin Oladapo: Writer, Author, Entrepreneur

Happy New Year SEGEI Fam! We are excited to kick off 2017 by highlighting a remarkably talented young woman who is helping girls and women celebrate and embrace diversity and girl power, globally. Our #StrongEnoughGirl of the Month is Oladoyin Oladapo, a 24-year old Nigerian-American writer who moved from Nigeria to the United States as …

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An Educated Girl is an Empowered Girl

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 – Strong Enough Girls’ Empowerment Initiative (SEGEI) has launched a scholarship program to support Nigerian girls to attain a University education. The launch coincides with the 4th annual International Day of the Girl Child; a global day of advocacy dedicated to highlighting the achievements and challenges of the girl child. The …

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Susan Ofeimun: STEM Facilitator, Teacher, Sustainable Development Champion

Women are doing great things, globally! This week, we are very pleased to introduce you to a dynamic young Nigerian woman who is empowering and equipping girls with the knowledge and skills they need to pursue careers in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. Meet Susan Ofeimun, a 22-year old graduate of Chemical …

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