WATCH EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT’S YASMINE SHERIF LIVE AT THIS YEAR’S GLOBAL CITIZEN FESTIVAL IN NYC

Education Cannot Wait’s Director, Yasmine Sherif, will take to the stage at Global Citizen’s New York Festival Saturday 27 September. With Global Citizen and other key partners, ECW has raised $560 million and reached more than 1.5 million children and youth since its inception.

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About The Event

Join Queen + Adam Lambert, Pharrell Williams, Alicia Keys, OneRepublic, H.E.R., and Carole King in NYC’s Central Park on Sept. 28, 2019 for the Global Citizen Festival. Co-hosted by Debra-Lee Furness and Hugh Jackman and featuring special guests French Montana and NCT 127. Live on YouTube, presented by Johnson & Johnson on September 28, 2019 4 p.m. ET. Take action and #PowerTheMovement today.

Global Citizen is a social action platform for a global generation that aims to solve the world’s biggest challenges. On our platform, you can learn about issues, take action on what matters most, and join a community committed to social change. We believe we can end extreme poverty because of the collective actions of Global Citizens across the world. Register to become a Global Citizen and start taking action today: https://www.globalcitizen.org/

WEBINAR ON REACT: BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS FOR EDUCATION IN EMERGENCIES

You are cordially invited to join GBC-Education and INEE for a webinar showcasing how business and implementation partners can use the Rapid Education Action (REACT) digital platform to deliver much-needed resources to children caught in conflict. The webinar features a panel discussion with expert voices from Education Cannot Wait, INEE, Avanti Communications and ARUP International Development.

React20 March 2019 from 9:00-10:00am (New York time zone)

You are cordially invited to join GBC-Education and INEE for a webinar showcasing how business and implementation partners can use the Rapid Education Action (REACT) digital platform to deliver much-needed resources to children caught in conflict. The webinar features a panel discussion with expert voices from Education Cannot Wait, INEE, Avanti Communications and ARUP International Development.

REACT is a matchmaking platform that channels support from businesses – in the form of financial and in-kind contributions, technical expertise, and employee volunteers – to NGOs and other organizations providing educational opportunity in emergency situations.

During the webinar, GBC-Education will conduct a live demonstration of the REACT digital platform (www.now-react.org). Attendees will learn how to register for an account and request urgent resources on the website to get matched with and receive support from appropriate private sector organizations. Click to read more in the REACT flyer.

The demonstration will be followed by a panel discussion with:

Yasmine Sherif, Director, Education Cannot Wait

Dean Brooks, Director, INEE

Graham Peters, Managing Director, Avanti Communications

Hayley Gryc, Associate, ARUP International Development

Panelists will share insights on the importance of public-private partnerships in education in emergencies, lessons learned from navigating the REACT partnership process, and useful tips on how to more effectively work across the sectors to harness meaningful partnership opportunities.

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