FORA.tv Speaker - Ann Cotton

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Biography

Following research into the constraints on girls' education in Zimbabwe, Ann Cotton founded CAMFED in 1993. In 2000 she went on to study at the School for Social Entrepreneurs. She has an MA in Human Rights and Education, is an honorary Master of the Open University, sits on the Board of the African Studies Centre and is an Entrepreneur in Residence at Cambridge University.

In 2004 Cotton was named UK Social Entrepreneur of the Year, and in 2005 was awarded both the Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship and a Beacon Fellowship. In 2006, she received an OBE in honour of her services to girls' education in Africa and in 2007 she was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Cambridge.

2 Programs

Where Water Meets the Sky: World AIDS Day

12.01.09 | 00:54:55 min | 1,558 views | 0 comments

Empowering Women and Girls in the Developing World

09.21.09 | 01:08:40 min | 4,820 views | 1 comment
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