All U.S. high school students are invited to be part of something larger than themselves — Mali Rising’s Youth Ambassadors Project. We are currently accepting applications for school year 19/20 Youth Ambassadors — deadline September 15, 2019.
Oh my! It is suddenly September! Are you as shocked as I am? If so, let me remind you that the annual Soiree -- the feel-good event of the year -- is just a few weeks away. We will gather on Thursday, September 26 from 6:30 to 9pm at Red Butte Garden for an evening of celebration, fun, & fundraising. We want you there to celebrate with us, so go ahead and buy your tickets today.
We just love it when our work helps us connect with other people doing great things in the world. This was certainly the case when we met the good people behind Cultures Capsules.
This month we welcomed our fall Communication Intern, Samantha or Sam, to Mali Rising. We asked Sam to tell us a little about herself so that the whole Mali Rising community can get to know her. Read on to learn more about Sam and the great work she is tackling at Mali Rising.
In the complicated moments of life, some people show great kindness in helping and supporting those in need. These kind and supportive people are few in our world all too often individualistic. Mali Rising’s Strong Woman Scholarships are a legacy of love from two incredible sisters in North America.
Wow! Our first-ever 50 Women Mixer was a roaring success. I was so inspired to meet the incredible women who turned out to support girls’ education and empowerment. Now we want to take that feeling farther and build a community.
We are excited to welcome our new Teacher Project Coordinator, Adama, to Mali Rising’s Mali-based staff. Although we are sad to see our previous Coordinator, Francois, move on, we know Adama will do a great job in the role. We asked Adama a few questions to help everyone get to know him.
Adama and Salif are two friends who attend the same school. They are in the 3rd grade. Adama can read and write. He learns his lessons well thanks to the help of his parents. Salif can't read. He is always last in his class and his father doesn’t support his learning.
We are so looking forward to this Friday’s 50 Women Mixer! In case you’ve been on the fence about attending, I wanted to share a little news about what you’ll miss if you don’t rally to join us.
“One who eats alone cannot discuss the taste of the food with others” — African proverb. Let us save you from that fate for at least one night in September! Join us for Mali Rising’s annual Soiree on September 26th at Red Butte Garden in Salt Lake City, and you’ll enjoy an amazing West African-inspired dinner. See what’s on the menu…