N'Zani Kassim Zani

2019 Fellowship Alumna, Kenya

Announcing Gates Foundation Generation Equality Forum Youth Grantees

A woman in a hijab speaks into a microphone
N’Zani presents her Ignite Talk at the 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship Summit.

Congratulations to N’Zani Kassim Zani, 2019 Fellowship Alumna from Kenya, on her organization the Hijabi Mentorship Program recently being awarded a $50,000 grant from the Gates Foundation, which will allow them to implement innovative programs and help shape the agenda for the Generation Equality Forum. The Hijabi Mentorship Program is an initiative aimed at creating a transformative social change through the power of communication and information, particularly in the areas of sexual and reproductive health, gender-based violence (GBV), economic empowerment, and countering violent extremism.

Learn more about the grants in this LinkedIn post.

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