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Vavrus keynote speaker for Gender and Education in Tanzania event at University of Michigan

Fran VavrusFrances Vavrus, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development (OLPD) was the keynote speaker at the Gender and Education in Tanzania event at the University of Michigan on Friday, March 11. Sponsored by the University's African Studies Center and the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies, the event was designed to promote awareness of the importance of promoting secondary and tertiary education for women in the country. Organizers included members of a new student group on campus, the AfricAid Club, which is raising funds to support a Tanzanian women seeking to complete her secondary school education.

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