To mark World Day of Social Justice, 2020, CEO of Friends of Ibba Girls' School, Mark Simmons, reflects on the political developments in the country
Happy International Women's Day! As we strive towards #BalanceforBetter by empowering the girl students in Ibba, South Sudan, here are some reflections from FIGS CEO, Mark Simmons, on the origins of Women's Day and the importance of education in achieving gender equality.
This week Mark Simmons, our new FIGS CEO, writes for Community of the Cross of Nails, where he was connected through his previous role with their UK partner Cord. He is very much still an ongoing partner in the work both of the Reconciliation Team and CCN in the UK.
About 50 people from all parts of the UK converged on Coventry for FIGS Annual Supporters Meeting on Sat Nov 25 – and many of them voted it the most inspirational AGM yet.