Viola Vaughn is a remarkable hero in Senegal who has made a huge impact in education. Learn more about her journey in these short films.
MY HERO Suggested Video
"Dr. Viola Vaughn" (2009) by CNNHeroes
The 10,000 Girls program provides girls in the villages of Senegal with the tools to succeed. The program has two interdependent components: education and enterpreneurship.
Viola Vaughn founded an organization that supports girls working to achieve academic success in Africa. [This story is also available in French.]
Hero Stories curated by MY HERO General Editor and Story Director Shannon Luders-Manuel.
Organizer created on 6/19/2019 4:36:20 PM by Xenia Shin
Last edited 5/27/2021 10:36:24 PM by Shannon Luders-Manuel