Embrace Isirika: Musimbi Kanyoro’s TED Talk for International Women’s Day

Isirika. It’s one word with a meaning powerful enough to mobilize and inspire an entire community.

Global Fund for Women’s President and CEO, Dr. Musimbi Kanyoro’s new TED Talk was just released for International Women’s Day! It’s time to embrace isirika – a Maragoli word that means ‘caring, together, for one another’ or equal generosity – and help make a real difference for women around the world. Here are three easy steps to have an impact right now:

Step 1: Watch Musimbi’s TED Talk to learn what isirika means and the story behind Musimbi’s passionate connection to it. Join Musimbi and so many other women in living this philosophy of equal generosity every day.

Step 2: Commit to make a difference for the world’s women and girls – and get your friends to help. Support Global Fund for Women and our groundbreaking grantee partners from Congo to Nepal by starting your very own Facebook fundraiser right now. After you create your own Facebook fundraiser, be sure to let us know you’re up and running and you’ll get a special gift! Not familiar with how a Facebook fundraiser works? It’s easy! And we created this step-by-step guide to help you get started.

Step 3: Make a donation to support women and girlsYour gift to Global Fund for Women will directly support women and girls building powerful movements for gender equality.

[Photo: Musimbi Kanyoro speaks at TEDWomen 2017 Bridges, November 1-3, 2017, Orpheum Theatre, New Orleans, Louisiana. Credit: Ryan Lash / TED.] 

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