In The News

2022

March 16, 2022 • Global Citizen

I Survived Female Genital Mutilation — Now, I Fight to Ensure No Other Girl has to Suffer

March 9, 2022 • Rafiki Mwema

A Dream that Lit a Fire

March 8, 2022 • Global Citizen

9 Women Activists Dedicated to Supporting Women

January 24, 2022 • GatesNotes: The Blog of Bill Gates

Her Dream is Freedom for Women and Girls

January 5, 2022 • Bloomberg Businessweek

The Lost Girls of COVID-19

2021

December 2, 2021 • Kenyans

Top 100 Kenyans 2021

December 1, 2021 • Global Citizen

6 Kenyan Public Figures Calling for the Protection of Women and Girls

October 13, 2021 • CNN African Voices

This Kenyan Activist Says Her CNN Hero Award Helped Reduce Early Marriages in Her Community

March 16, 2021 • Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

How COVID-19 Threatens Education for Girls in Kenya

2020

November 6, 2020 • Marymount University News

Challenger of Female Oppression in Kenya Speaks at Marymount Virtual Event

October 10, 2020 • Evoke

The Unseen Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Girls’ Lives

August 12, 2020 • The Telegraph

COVID-19 is a Crossroads for Education – We Must Use this Moment to Help Girls Seize Their Futures

August 7, 2020 • CNN

Michelle Obama and Melinda Gates: We Can't Ignore Adolescent Girls in COVID-19 Response

July 8, 2020 • New Security Beat

Against My Will: Harmful Practices Threaten Gender Equality Worldwide

March 6, 2020 • Ms. Magazine

Kakenya’s Dream Makes Education a Reality for Vulnerable Girls in Kenya

March 5, 2020 • ABC News - The World Today

Young Kenyan Women Sent to University in Australia in New Program

March 5, 2020 • The Sydney Morning Herald

Kakenya’s Dream: She Traded Part of Her Body for an Education

2019

November 22, 2019 • Goodness Exchange

The School that Changed an Entire Community

October 30, 2019 • Forbes

7 Ways to ‘Fast Forward’ Women’s Progress from 4 Leaders

October 16, 2019 • Plugged in with Greta Van Susteren

The Worth of a Girl | Child Marriage

June 19, 2019 • Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Educating Girls: Building Kenya's Future

May 18, 2019 • Sydney Morning Herald

Two of Us: The Journey of School Friends from Kenya to Sydney

May 1, 2019 • Evoke

Why I'm Impatient for Girls' Education

April 11, 2019 • InStyle

Diane Von Furstenberg Went Extra-Big for Her 10th Annual Awards

February 6, 2019 • Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Realizing Kakenya’s Dream: Educating Girls and Ending Female Genital Mutilation

2018

November 30, 2018 • TED Blog

Moving Forward: Notes from Session 6 of TedWomen 2018

June 7, 2018 • CNN

CNN Heroes: 'Kakenya's Crossing

February 6, 2018 • Medium

Breaking Tradition: A Q&A with Kakenya Ntaiya

2017

June 1, 2017 • Teen Vogue

Kakenya Ntaiya is Fighting Female Genital Mutilation and Promoting Education Through the Kakenya Center For Excellence

March 9, 2017 • The Feed

From FGM to the UN: The Incredible True Story of Kakenya Ntaiya

March 6, 2017 • Radio Sydney

Kakenya Ntaiya: Saving the Maasai Girls

March 3, 2017 • The Sydney Morning Herald

Meet the Maasai Woman who Opened a School and Sparked a Revolution

January 16, 2017 • BBC World News

Schools for Girls

2016

November 17, 2016 • The Pitt Chronicle

Pitt Alum Kakenya Ntaiya Returns to Tell Her Inspirational Story

November 14, 2016 • Huffington Post

The Power of Collaboration: Lighting Up Rural Schools in Kenya

September 16, 2016 • National Geographic

Bound for Marriage as a Child, Now a Change Agent for Kenyan Girls

August 3, 2016 • Huffington Post

Kakenya Ntaiya: Making Dreams of Education a Reality for Girls Everywhere

February 17, 2016 • CNN

Woman Challenges Female Oppression Educates Girls in Her Kenyan Village

2015

October 6, 2015 • ELLE MAGAZINE

What One Woman Did to Get an Education

July 26, 2015 • Los Angeles Times

Obama Strikes a Chord with Kenyan Women

March 31, 2015 • Ms. Magazine

Kakenya Ntaiya: Fighting Child Marriage

February 24, 2015 • ABC News Australia

Kakenya Ntaiya Exchanged Female Genital Mutilation for an Education, Now Runs a School for Girls in Kenya

2014

January 3, 2014 • NPR

Overcoming

2013

December 30, 2013 • National Geographic

10 Inspiring Stories of Everyday Heroes

October 31, 2013 • National Geographic

Kakenya Ntaiya: Bringing Education to Kenya's Girls

October 29, 2013 • National GeographiC

“I Was Engaged When I Was Five”

March 7, 2013 • TED Blog

Meet Kakenya Ntaiya, who Worked with Her Elders to Found a School for Girls in her Maasai Village

2010

January 3, 2010 • International Educator

The Unprivileged Child

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