Today the International Literacy Association debuted the first ever 30 Under 30 list to celebrate a new generation of young professionals innovating new connect communities around the world with the power of literacy.
We are thrilled to share that Jennifer Estrada, Director of the LitWorld and Global G.L.O.W. HerStory Initiative is a member of this inaugural group. The 30 Under 30 featured story in Literacy Today magazine shares how the HerStory Initiative is connecting over 5,000 girls in 19 countries with literacy programs centered on storytelling, creative expression and powerful mentor relationships under Jennifer's leadership. Read the full story and be inspired and filled with hope for a future where every person, everywhere has the chance to tell her story.
"The moments when our global community faces its greatest challenges are the moments when we can most benefit from the power of young people's stories. By hearing these stories, by valuing them, we recognize the importance of girls' lives and they become a force for change in the world." -- Jennifer Estrada