WGEP Recommends: A Reading (and Watch) List for COVID-19

DATE : April 15, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

In an effort to help fill your at-home days, we’ve compiled a WGEP reading (and viewing!) list of some of our favorite books and films on topics like gender inequality, girls’ education and African culture. Read on to see why each choice made the list, along with our favorite quotes, and discussion questions to help […]


This International Women’s Day, Let’s Go Beyond The Scholarship To Support Girls Education

DATE : February 28, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

By Founder, Amy Maglio   Meet Fatou.   At first glance, Fatou is a beautiful, determined young Senegalese girl. Her eyes are intense and strong. Her stare is purposeful and unique. If one were to speak with her, you would hear of her desire to go to school and to use her education for the […]


November Updates: Michelle Obama thanks WGEP for doing what we do

DATE : November 16, 2018 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Former First Lady Michelle Obama hosts a roundtable conversation and photo line on the eve of the Global Girls Alliance initiative launch in New York, NY Oct. 10, 2018. (Photo: Chuck Kennedy for the Obama Foundation)   Last month, WGEP founder and executive director Amy Maglio met with Michelle Obama to celebrate the launch of […]


WGEP Joins Michelle Obama’s Girls Opportunity Alliance

DATE : October 24, 2018 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

To celebrate International Day of the Girl Child on October 11, 2018, Women’s Global Education Project founder and executive director Amy Maglio traveled to NYC to join stakeholders from around the globe as former first lady and champion for girls’ education, Michelle Obama, kicked off the Girls Opportunity Alliance, a new Obama Foundation initiative. WGEP […]