Lala Touray

2021 Fellowship Alumna, The Gambia

Mentoring Women for Civic Leadership in The Gambia

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Alumna Lala Touray completed a Leadership in Civic Engagement Institute, hosted by The Presidential Precinct, in summer 2021. Lala is an award-winning poet, activist, and mentor to young girls and women in The Gambia. She is also the recipient of the 2022 Youth Excellence Award by She Awards Gambia.

During an episode of Presidential Precinct’s Global Founders Podcast, Lala shared her vision for increasing women’s participation in Gambian politics and a call to #BreakTheBias for the benefit of all people. Listen to the podcast on The Presidential Precinct’s website.

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