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Leaders in Girls' Education Visit Simmons

December 19, 2013

Last month, Simmons hosted the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools (NCGS) for a breakfast meeting to discuss the challenges and opportunities women and girls face in education. Representatives from 12 schools attended the event, including Sister Marie Juvenal of the Maranyundo School in Rwanda. Sister Juvenal described the work being done at Maranyundo, which is supported by several members of the NCGS.

The following schools were represented at the Nov. 20 event:

Dana Hall School, Esperanza Academy, Ethel Walker School, Lincoln School, Maranyundo School, Montrose School, Mother Caroline Academy, Nazareth Academy, Newton Country Day School, Paraclete, Ursuline Academy, and the Winsor School.

Pictured above: President Helen Drinan with Sister Marie Juvenal of the Maranyundo School and NCGS Executive Director Megan Murphy.