Our volunteer board ensures 100% of your donation supports educational expenses.  All external expenses are covered by board members.


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"IF YOU EDUCATE A WOMAN, YOU EDUCATE A NATION."

African Proverb

About AWEF

AWEF was started in 2004 by a small group of committed individuals from Croton-on-Hudson, NY who believe that educating women is the single best way to help reduce the cycle of poverty, and improve the future of women and their families in sub-Saharan Africa. 

Board members and volunteers at our most recent fundraising events helping to spread the word.

Board Members
John Conway

Carla Dago
Connie DePinho

Claire Cronin Dinger

Eileen Keerdoja
Jeanne Marie Gagnon
Sue Ellen Maher

Richard Maurer

Lisa O'Connor

Br. Jack Rathschmidt
Richard Snow
Susan Vierczhalek



Ex-offcio Members
Caroline Barnes
Tess Cronin
Annie DiRusso

Emily Marowitz