Author Zachary Fowler

WISER Celebrates Second-Ever Alumni Mentorship Day

A celebratory feeling buzzes through the air on WISER’s campus all morning, long before the first guests walk through the gate. Everyone is eager for day’s events—and for good reason, it is WISER’s second-ever Alumni Mentorship Day! WISER alums are equally excited for this homecoming. Dozens of young professionally dressed women flow through the front […]

“The Opportunity to Dream”: A WISER supporter story

Eileen Vergino is passionate about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Her desire to see more women and girls in STEM first brought her to WISER in 2017 and she’s been a WISER enthusiast ever since. We spoke with Eileen to hear more about her interests in STEM and what drives her to champion the […]

WISER Team Named a National Finalist in 2018 Innovate Kenya Competition

  A team of WISER girls has been named one of only 12 awardees in the 2018 Innovate Kenya competition. Innovate Kenya is a nationwide contest hosted by Global Minimum that invites student teams to propose innovative ideas that solve tangible problems in their communities. The WISER team is being honored for their project, “The […]

“Life-Changing in the Best Way”: A WISER supporter story

Sarah Jannsch’s enthusiasm for the WISER girls is contagious. She first heard about WISER as a young employee at Johnson & Johnson and was immediately hooked. She’s since visited WISER’s campus to spend time with the girls, built a network of engaged Johnson & Johnson WISER Volunteers, and is leading a group back to Muhuru […]

WISER Research Presented in Johannesburg

In 2015, like in most years, WISER hosted a group of visitors on our campus for a few months. Two of those visitors, Savannah Johnson and Madelaine Katz, were working on similar research projects exploring the mental health of girls in Muhuru Bay. Three years later, Savannah and Madelaine still consider themselves WISER advocates, but […]