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Elizabeth Nyamayaro    

Founder of Africa IQ; Political Scientist; Former Executive Director of UN Women

Elizabeth Nyamayaro is the founder of Africa IQ, a social impact organisation that promotes Africa’s sustainable economic growth and development, as well as head of UN Women's blockbuster @HeForShe campaign.

Political scientist Elizabeth Nyamayaro is the senior advisor to the Under Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women. She has worked at the forefront of Africa’s development agenda for more than a decade in both the public and private sector, and has held positions with UNAIDS, the World Health Organization and the World Bank.

Nyamayaro is founder of Africa IQ, an innovative social impact organisation with a mission to promote Africa’s sustainable economic growth and development. She is also the driving force behind the @HeForShe campaign, which mobilized more than 100,000 men in every country around the globe. The campaign created 1.2 billion Twitter impressions in just one week, rallying men as advocates and change agents in ending the persisting inequalities faced by women and girls globally.


UN Women's 'HeForShe' Launches Gender Equality Bus Tour - ABC ...
Elizabeth Nyamayaro, who heads the initiative, told The Associated Press, "We see the youth as a big ... Nyamayaro said it's time to shift the idea that it's only a " women's issue. ... Trump Admits His New Tax Plan 'Is Going to Cost Me a Fortune '.
'Gender Equality Isn't Just A Women's Issue': Interview With Elizabeth
But for Elizabeth Nyamayaro, it began as a relatively simple idea: Engage men in ... Nyamayaro -- senior advisor to the Under-Secretary-General and Executive ...
The Remarkable Origins Of The U.N.'s HeForShe Campaign | Fast ...
Elizabeth Nyamayaro on fleeing famine in Africa, her unlikely path to the U.N., and why getting men into gender equality is a must.

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