Alanna Ford

Liz Moran: Educator, Activist

Liz Moran: Educator, Activist

WISER runs a school in a remote area of Kenya called Muhuru Bay. It started when one of the co-founders was doing research in the area, and she got a note under her door from a 14 year-old girl that said, “Should I stop having sex with the man who is paying my school fees? I’m afraid of getting AIDS.” Muhuru Bay is very remote. It is a fishing village, and there is a huge cycle of transactional sex, which has resulted in one of the highest rates of HIV in the country and really anywhere in Africa. We estimate that there is 38% HIV prevalence in Muhuru....

Joy Anderson, President & Founder of Criterion Institute

I caught up with Joy Anderson, the powerhouse of a woman behind Criterion Institute, a think tank focused on reinventing the economy. A serial entrepreneur and consummate networker, Joy’s leadership and expertise have been at the forefront of the development of the social capital markets over the last 10 years. It was a pleasure to hear her reflections on power, grace, gender, and other forces shifting our markets and society....

Alanna Ford

Writer

Alanna Ford was born on a blueberry farm in the Middle of Nowhere, USA. Since then, she’s enjoyed exploring connections between feminism, art, social justice, and inter­na­tional development. She’s lived in 4 countries in the past 3 years, and is ready to keep on exploring.