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Global Founders: Mentoring Women for Civic Leadership in the Gambia

In this episode, Lala shares her vision for increasing women’s participation in Gambian politics and a call to #BreakTheBias for the benefit of all people. Lala Touray is a 2021 Alumna of the Mandela Washington Fellowship’s Civic Engagement Institute at the Presidential Precinct. She is an award-winning poet, activist, and mentor to young girls and women in the Gambia. Lala is also the recipient of the 2022 Youth Excellence Award by She Awards Gambia.