In a special night at the Australian Museum Sydney, women spoke about the impact of Room to Read’s scholarships on girls.
I spoke about an Indian girl, who has achieved the unachievable through Room to Read – she is now a teacher.
Speakers included celebrity chef and author Christine Mansfield; and celebrity chef and author Pauline Nguyen from the famous Red Latern Restaurant, award winning author Stephanie Dowrick, Sydney Morning Herald Literary Editor Susan Wyndham, Sydney Morning Herald best young author Emily Maguire.
Room to Read has achieved:-
10,000 girls’ scholarship
4 million kids receiving education
TARGET: literacy for 15 million kids by 2015