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TEDxSanJoseCA - Margo McAuliffe - Educating Women and Girls in Kenya

Founder of Girls School in Kenya. Margo McAuliffe is a retired high school math teacher who at the age of 69 followed a life-time dream to go to Africa. Margo ended up teaching math to girls in Kenya. Landing in Naivasha, she established Kenya Help (www.kenyahelp.us) a non-profit dedicated to helping women and children in Kenya. Through her work, Kenya Help has built St. Francis Xavier Secondary School for 320 girls in Naivasha, Kenya. In addition, Kenya Help has provided scholarships for many of the girls and refurbished the nearby orphanage. Margo returns to Kenya each summer for 2 months to teach, further support groups serving at-risk girls and women, and to learn more about the ways of Kenya. www.kenyahelp.us About TEDx, x=independently organize event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x=independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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