Zuriel Oduwole Nigerian girl-child education advocate and filmmaker was at Printemps Solidaire in Paris and spoke alongside Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Ndaba Mandela. The event was organised by one of France’s largest social development NGO’s Printemps Solidaire.
The event converged more than 500,000 youths to the Champs Elysees to celebrate the power of youths in changing the perception of social issues across the globe.
Zuriel spoke about her experiences as head of Dream Up, Speak Up, Stand Up (DUSUSU) Foundation.
She talked about balancing being a youth, with her interests such as Girl Education advocacy and Film making. Ndaba Mandela, the Grandson of the South African icon Nelson Mandela and head of Africa Rising Foundation, spoke about the importance of a good Legacy, having come from one himself – Mandela.
Bill Gate‘s wife-Melinda Gates commended Zuriel for finding her passion early, and working to make a difference in the lives of girls across the globe. Zuriel shared her idea of building an e-school platform for girls in the rural parts of Africa.
Zuriel Elise Oduwole is an American girl education advocate and film maker best known for her works on the advocacy for the education of girls in Africa.