• About Elizabeth Walsh

    Elizabeth Walsh is an American journalist living in Paris. She covers women, peace and security in the Middle East as well as feminist currents in foreign policy. She produces videos for France24 and has written for The New York Times, Middle East Eye and the United Nations, among others. She has a master's degree in international affairs from Sciences Po and a bachelor's degree in literature and gender studies from the University of Virginia. She speaks English and French.

    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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