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international workBeatrice Achieng Nas, BSC, visiting scholar at the Wellesley Centers for Women (WCW) and IREX Community Solutions Program Fellow, presented on educational issues for rural African girls during World Pulse’s Tenth Anniversary Global Connection Event hosted in Portland, OR and streamed worldwide online in October 2013. World Pulse is a global network that uses the power of digital media to connect women worldwide to accelerate their impact. A link to the video is available online: www.worldpulse.com.

 
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