Mary Maker

Mary Maker believes in the power of education to build peace and rebuild lives.

Why you should listen

A refugee from South Sudan's civil war, Mary Maker found solace and hope through education. She has lived in Kakuma refugee camp for several years, where she worked as a school teacher to a class of 120 students. She is now student again, attending a scholarship program in Rwanda, putting her on a path to university.

Mary Maker’s TED talk