Teresa Omondi-Adeitan

Deputy Executive Director and Head of programmes
Forum of African women Educationalists (FAWE)

Teresa is the Deputy Executive Director and Head of programmes at the Forum of African women Educationalists (FAWE), a pan african organisation with 33 chapters in Africa, with the mission of promoting education rights for girls in Africa. A lawyer by profession, she has more than 18 years of professional experience with various International Non-Governmental Organizations in the area of governance and human rights with specific bias on women and children rights. She has made significant contribution to the reproductive rights of girls and women in Kenya and continues to spearhead this advocacy on re-entry policy for girls in Africa.

Event Schedule

19 July 2023
Start Time End Time Session Description Action
04:30 pm EEST 06:00 pm EEST Our Education, Our Rights: Girls in Crisis
Room MH 1-2

Conflicts, the climate crisis, hunger & health crises and the ways these overlap impact girls most severely. Using a Nhanga-inspired approach – sitting on the Read More

Teresa Omondi-Adeitan

Deputy Executive Director and Head of programmes

Forum of African women Educationalists (FAWE)

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Dana Saad Edeen


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Jo Bourne

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Magdalene Dorto

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Deborah Nyirenda

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Yashmin Fernandes

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Stella Anyangwe

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Blandine Umuziranenge

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Taryn Russell

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Djeinaba Kane

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Rafiat Akinokun

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Melania Chiponda

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Aries Setiadi

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Claude Mambo Muvunyi

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Hanna Lemma

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Kathryn Toure

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Dr. Lisa Avery

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Carmen Correa

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Tawakkol Karman

Nobel Peace Price Laureate Tawakkol Karman Foundation

Anis Farid

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Patricia Elias

Every Woman International Lawyer; Chief, Global Diplomatic Campaign

Lipi Rahman

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Kigali Convention Center - KG 2 Roundabout, Kigali, Rwanda