Leader Spotlight: Evelyne Keomian of Karat School Project

Q: Where do you live?

A. California. Originally from Cote d'Ivoire.


Q: Tell us about your organization.

A. We provide education, meals, and other urgently needed necessities to children and women living in extreme poverty in the Ivory Coast.


Q: What is the one piece of advice you would like to share with other women looking to start an organization?

A. It will not be easy, if it was, everyone else would be doing it. But if anyone can do it, it's you!


Q: How can WorldWideWomen readers get involved in what you are doing?

A. Help us spread the word, you never know who and what you can connect us to. Give us your expertise so we can learn from it.


Q: Who is the greatest female influence in your life?

A. Joyce Meyer

Q: What do you feel is your greatest achievement?

A. Raising my son by myself since age 17. Seeing the confident and caring man that he has grown to become fills me with pride and joy.

Connect with Evelyne and the Karat School Project through her Instagram page!

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