Episode 17: Empowering Women with Hafsat Abiola '92

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Hafsat Abiola ’92 is a fighter. A seeker of justice. A champion for human rights. Her life is a story of discovery, tragedy, resiliency, and action. Inspired by the unlawful imprisonment of her father and the assassination of her mother, Abiola has dedicated her life to promoting democracy in Nigeria and empowering women around the world. In 1996 she founded the NGO Kudirat Initiative for Democracy (KIND), which seeks to involve women and youth in Africa’s social, economic and political development. Most recently, Abiola was named Executive President of Women in Africa (WIA) Initiative. In this episode of Every Quarter, Emily Ndiokho ’18 sits down with Abiola to discuss how Andover has inspired her, current challenges facing Africa’s economic development, and the spread of Nigerian culture across the world.

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