I never set out to start a nonprofit. I didn’t manifest it with all those late nights of journal writing. However, two years ago I was working in Kenya and met 20 young girls, all victims of gender violence and orphaned, living in largest slums in East Africa. My aha-moment came when I invited them […]
Eileen Flannigan, Founder and Managing Director of Girls On Fire Leaders, is a global entrepreneur and investor, a creator and collaborator of solutions for poverty, education, global leadership, and gender equality. Prior to GOF, she was with Kiva in India and Kenya where she worked with hundreds of entrepreneurs and nonprofits to provide financial access to the poor through micro-loans and market innovation. Prior to this, Eileen had a long career (18+ years) leading digital marketing strategy for technology start-ups and Fortune 500 companies.