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Education

Meet Kakenya Ntaiya, who worked with her elders to found a school for girls in her Maasai villageMeet Kakenya Ntaiya, who worked with her elders to found a school for girls in her Maasai village

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

Kakenya Ntaiya was engaged at 5-years-old, her family members regularly whispering in her ear, “Your husband just passed by.” This was the traditional path that unfolded before girls in the Maasai village in Kenya where Ntaiya grew up. “In Maasai culture, the boys are brought up to be warriors, the girls are brought up to […]

Global Issues

X marks the spot: This week’s TEDx TalksX marks the spot: This week’s TEDx Talks

Posted By Tedstaff

Each week, TEDx chooses four of our favorite talks, highlighting just a few of the great speakers from the TEDx community and its diverse constellation of ideas worth spreading. Below, give this week’s talks a listen. Let’s find the strength to change our slums: Boniface Mwangi at TEDxKibera While working as a photographer for a Kenyan news […]