Author Liddy Grantland

WISER’s Year in Review: A look back at 2019

If you have been keeping up with WISER this year, you might have noticed that news from campus and around the globe has come at a breakneck pace. During this season of reflection and celebration, we want to take a moment to look back at this unprecedented year in WISER’s history. Here are some of […]

“She saw something in me:” Mercy represents WISER at Obama Foundation Summit

WISER’s principal, Madame Dorcas, says that courage isn’t built from grand, monumental achievements, but from simple moments. “Can you look me in the eye? Can you speak loudly?” she would ask the WISER girls, encouraging them to practice a little courage every day. “We couldn’t do that originally,” said Mercy Adhiambo, a member of WISER’s […]

Unscripted & Unstoppable: Celebrating International Day of the Girl

There is an infectious joy in the air whenever WISER gathers together to celebrate. Whether it’s graduation day or a national holiday, the WISER girls know how to draw attention through dances, speeches, and songs. This month, October 11th brought all that and more as the WISER girls celebrated International Day of the Girl by […]

WISER International Welcomes Three New Board Members

WISER is proud of the success we generate through our unmatched leadership at multiple levels whether it be our founders, our principal, our staff, or, of course, our boards. WISER’s boards in Kenya and the United States provide vital experience, integrity in oversight, and a substantial amount of volunteer time to ensure that WISER’s impact […]

“Women united are powerful:” Interview with Duke Women’s Soccer on joining Team WISER

If you’ve been tuning in to the news from WISER this year, you’ll no doubt remember that WISER has recently expanded its longtime partnership with the Duke University Women’s Soccer team. Now, a new generation of Duke Women’s Soccer players are picking up the partnership right where it left off. Tess Boade (forward/midfielder), Holly Stam […]