A growing place for girls in development conversation

The development community is talking about women and girls, but they're not always acting in a way that places women and girls centrally in that conversation, according to Theo Sowa, chief executive officer of the African Women's Development Fund. Devex caught up with Sowa at Women Deliver 2016.

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  • Kelli Rogers

    Kelli Rogers is an Associate Editor for Devex. Based on the U.S. West Coast, she works with Devex's team of correspondents and editors around the world, with a particular focus on gender. She previously worked as Devex’s Southeast Asia correspondent based in Bangkok, covering disaster and crisis response, resilience, women’s rights, and climate change throughout the region. Prior to that, she reported on social and environmental issues from Nairobi, Kenya. Kelli holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri, and has since reported from more than 20 countries.

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