Catherine Ruge

2016/2017 Empower women champion for change @ Empower Women at , Founder and Director of Girls Education Support Initiatives ( GESI)

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania


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'A woman with a voice is a true definition of a strong woman, but the search to find that voice can be remarkable difficult'

Catherine is a woman who is confident and believe in her self, She holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration with a background in Accounting, she is also a certified Public Accountant (CPAT). She is currently persuing her PHD in gender,She drove her passion in promoting gender equality in education, leadership and work places. She is a founder and Executive Director at Girls Education Support Initiatives Tanzania, An Ambassador against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) from Serengeti District and UN-Empower women global champion for change 2016/2017
Catherine is a Social Activist for girls and women rights. She advocates against Child marriages, FGM, girls and women abuse and all forms of girls and women discrimination. She strongly believe a woman with a voice is the strongest woman with dignity.