Ep. 34: Megan Mukuria and Alison Nakamura Netter Help Girls Reach Their Potential with Zana Africa
Women Killing It!
Listen to the uplifting stories of Megan and Alison and their work with girls in Kenya through Zana Africa. Megan founded Zana Africa when she learned that girls did not have access to sanitary pads and health education, and Zana Africa now fills that need for 30,000 girls a month. Megan decided that her life's purpose was a big one - making life better for tens of millions of people - and her future plans for Zana Africa are limitless. Alison handles communications and development for Zana Africa, and she details her career path that started with PR for a luxury goods company selling $100,000 watches and eventually led to fulfillment.
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