Tuesday, December 3rd, 2008. Event: Talk by Maya Ajmera
Time 7:30 pm, Location: Ely Room in Wyndham
In an event re-scheduled from October 22nd, 2008, Hepburn Fellow Maya Ajmera, founder and President of the Global Fund for Children (GFC), will give a talk on her trajectory from Bryn Mawr (Biology, 1989) to a career as a global social entrepreneur. She will discuss the international work of the GFC, founded in 1994, which has given more than 1,933 small grants valued at $10.7 million to 323 innovative, community-based organizations in 66 countries serving more than a million children. Before the talk, the Hepburn Center will host a dinner for about 14 students, faculty, and staff at Wyndham at 6 pm. Maya Ajmera is founder and President of the Global Fund for Children (GFC), which makes small grants to innovative community-based organizations working with some of the world’s most vulnerable children and youth. She is also the co-author of many award-winning GFC books including Children from Australia to Zimbabwe and Extraordinary Girls.