SEG of the Week

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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Varsha Thebo: Humanitarian, Girls’ Education Advocate, Student

What did you do this Summer?! This will be the question everyone asks once you get back to school and/or work in August. What would your response be? Summer, for many people, is a time for a break; to relax, spend time with loved ones, and/or travel to exotic and/or new locations on vacation. However, …

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Olaoluwa Abagun: Social Entrepreneur, Unapologetic Feminist, Young Leader

Sexual/domestic violence, illiteracy, teenage pregnancy. What do these words have in common? They are all issues that disproportionately affect the state and quality of girls’ lives globally. What would it take to help girls live out their full potential in good health? Answer: strong and determined leadership and commitment to advancing girls’ rights and dignity. …

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Diana Trinh: Student, Community Health Advocate, Big Sister

Girls! Girls!! Girls!!! We are sooo powerful. Powerful, beyond measure! This week’s featured #SEGoftheWeek reminds us of the importance of diligently pursuing your dreams and setting a good example for those who will come after you. Meet Diana Trinh of Seattle, Washington. Diana is a 27-year-old Physician Assistant student at MEDEX UW 2018 at the …

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Jaleesa Trapp: Educator, Innovator, Girls in STEM Advocate

What does it mean to live your life unapologetically? This week, we introduce you to a young lady who is unapologetically #StrongEnough. Meet Jaleesa Trapp, a 28-year old mold-breaker. She is a Computer Science Teacher, Coordinator at the Tacoma Clubhouse, and a Graduate Student in the Human Centered Design and Engineering program at the University …

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Margaret Bolaji: Girls’ Rights Advocate, Youth Leader, Mentor

“I raise up my voice—not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard…we cannot succeed when half of us are held back.” – Malala Yousafzai This week, on June 16, the world celebrated the Day of the African Child with the theme: Conflict and Crisis in Africa: Protecting all …

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Adetuke Morgan: Saxophonist, Lifestyle Blogger, Food Photographer

Talent, for some people is derived naturally. For others, talent evolves from an acquired skill. This week, we introduce you to a dynamic young lady who has found her talents in a musical instrument, fashion, and blogging. A 23-year-old resident of Lagos, Nigeria, Adetuke “Tuke” Morgan is a Saxophonist, Lifestyle Blogger, Food Photographer & Brand Executive …

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Elizabeth Williams: Peer Educator, Youth Leader, Student

When you think of a young leader, what characteristics come to mind? If you’re thinking passion, courage, intelligence, and role model, we’ve got just the person for you! This week, we are introducing you to Elizabeth Williams, a 20 year old 300 level student of Accounting at the University of Lagos in Nigeria. Elizabeth is …

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