Saturday, 19 April 2014

Vivian Onano 22 Women & Girls Advocate,Youth Leader

Vivian Onano  22 , a student at Carthage College USA - hails from Kisumu  - she also writes for The Huffington Post, a leading American online news aggregator and blog .

Vivian Onano is an undergraduate junior student at Carthage College majoring in Biology and Business Administration. She is a member of the Carthage’s Biology Honors Society and Alpha Lambda Delta Freshman Honors society. Vivian has a strong commitment to women’s leadership on campus and is also a Moremi Initiative fellow, a ONE Campaign Congressional District Leader, a UNA-USA campus advocate, and a Half the Sky Movement Campus Ambassador. Her goal is to help create sustainable healthcare systems in rural parts of Africa. Vivian has participated in a number of global international development gatherings, including as a panelist at the Clinton Global Initiative, the Clinton Global Initiative University, and CARE International’s conference on the policy agenda to unlock the power of Girls. She was also a Youth Representative at the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in 2012. Vivian hails from Kisumu, Kenya and graduated from Starehe Girls Centre in Nairobi, Kenya. Her interests include volunteering, reading, and advocating on women and youth issues.


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