ChangeMakers : Wadi Ben-Hirki
✤ ChangeMakers : Wadi Ben-Hirki.
She is a 23 year-old gender equality activist from Nigeria and the founder of Wadi Ben-Hirki Foundation.
Wadi Ben-Hirki Foundation works across Nigeria to impact the lives of the less-privileged, marginalized and disadvantaged through humanitarianism and advocacy.
Wadi was enlisted as one of the 100 Most Influential Young Africans in 2018. Some of her awards include the Ribena Good Values Awards Hero 2018, Her Network Woman of the Future Award 2017, The Ebony Life TV Sisterhood Advocate and People’s Choice of the Year Awards 2017, Top 10 young people in Africa working towards achieving Gender Justice and Reconciliation Award and Civil Society Award 2017.
She is a strong believer in equity and justice. Her principles are founded on the belief that everyone deserves a fighting chance because we are humans first before belonging to any other group. Wadi is convinced that proper education encompasses every other thing needed to make the world better because it will bring about enlightenment, empowerment and progress. Wadi also believes that a person does not have to be in a position of power to be a change agent and we all play vital roles in improving our world and sustaining it for generations to come.
Pic by Wadi Ben_Hirki
Source : Wadi Ben-Hirki Foundation
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