• About Elizabeth Walsh

    Elizabeth Walsh is a journalist based in New York and Paris. A graduate of the University of Virginia, she worked in international women's rights before moving to Paris for a master's degree in international affairs at Sciences Po. She is editor in chief of The Paris Globalist and her work has appeared in The New York Times, Middle East Eye and Intercontinental Cry.

    This Entrepreneur Shows Kenyans That Women Can Prosper in Business

    by  • November 16, 2016 • Africa, Development, Women • 

    Jennifer Riria, the chief executive of Kenya’s largest microfinance institution, grew up in a village at the top of Mount Kenya, the second-tallest mountain in Africa. Her birth was cause for disappointment: the fourth of her parents’ daughters. Her father abused her mother, and she grew up watching women carry firewood, water, food and...

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