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WorldOregon presents Jaha Dukureh

May 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Jaha Dukureh is described as the lightning rod for change in The Gambia. An activist for women’s rights and the first UN Women Goodwill Ambassador for Africa, Dukureh was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2018. Jaha is currently focused on building an African women’s grassroots leaders’ network, The Big Sisters Movement, to end female genital mutilation and child marriage by 2030. Dukureh is a member of The NewNow, a global collective of passionate rising leaders tackling the world’s toughest challenges.