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One year later: WISER’s principal reflects on COVID-19 challenges and triumphs

“I knew to do this was high risk because families did not adhere to COVID 19 protocols but then it was a risk I had to take for the greater good of WISER girls.” WISER Principal Dorcas Oyugi As part of our International Women’s Week Campaign, we’re sharing stories of members of the Global WISER […]

International Women’s Week 2021: What you need to know

March 8-13 is International Women’s Week! It’s a chance for WISER supporters to make their gifts go further than ever toward supporting WISER during this critical time. This week, when you make a one-time donation to WISER through GlobalGiving, your gift will be matched 50% up to $50. That’s already an incredible way for your […]

Michelle Obama shines a light on WISER and Women in Stem

Tomorrow is International Day of Women and Girls in Science. We are so honored that Michelle Obama and the Girls Opportunity Alliance are featuring the incredible commitment and achievements of WISER alum Nimon Odeka, ‘16. Learn more about her inspiring story: STEM has been integral to WISER’s curriculum and model since day one. Our founders, […]

WISER’s Campus has Reopened!

2021 is off to an ambitious and energized start on WISER’s campus. Our existing reopening plan for just Form Four (12th Grade) students has expanded to include our entire student body, following Kenyan government directives. Once again, WISER would have preferred to reopen our campus once we could be sure that there was absolutely no risk […]

WISER is Hiring!

WISER is hiring a Digital Media Coordinator!  WISER International is actively growing our team and capacity as we expand and deepen our impact for the hardest to reach girls in rural Kenya. We’re looking for someone to help us up our communications game by coordinating our social media engagement, digital media development and dissemination, and […]