Lala Touray

2021 Fellowship Alumna, The Gambia

Mentoring Women for Civic Leadership in The Gambia

2021 Alumna Lala Touray completed a Leadership in Civic Engagement Institute at the Presidential Precinct last year. 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 Presidential Precinct’s website.

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