Anne Robinson Wadsworth ’09 MPA Builds Capacity for Educating Girls in Developing Countries

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Anne Wadsworth

Anne Robinson Wadsworth is the Executive Director of the Girls Education Collaborative. She earned her MPA from Maxwell in 2009 through the Executive MPA program, and also holds a BA in Sociology/Anthropology from Bowdoin College. Originally from Buffalo, Anne is happy to live and work in her hometown. She explains, “I’m really proud to have this NGO based in Buffalo, NY. There is a certain energy and excitement around global engagement that we are tapping into.”

Girls Education Collaborative (GEC) works in rural areas in developing countries to support community-driven initiatives where girls education is at the core. The organization is a ‘spin off’ of a project at the University of Buffalo called The Buffalo Tanzania Education Project. Anne shares, “GEC had an amazing first year – so many people and organizations are eager to help girls in these communities transcend their current circumstances.”

To read Anne’s full alumni profile, click here.

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