Camilla Pearson is a graduate of the University of Florida who joined Peace Corps in 2009 as a Girls' Education and Empowerment Volunteer Extension Agent in Togo, West Africa. She is an ardent supporter for women's rights around the world and wants to continue to advocate for women's health and empowerment by studying to be a nurse-midwife upon her return to the states in November 2011.
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Hello, my name is Camilla Pearson, the PCV Organizer for the PCPP Project "Take Our Daughters to Work Conference Week" enacted in Togo, West Africa at the end of March 2011. My counterparts and I are really proud of the project and wanted to share our story with you. The conference was held for motivated high school girls in theplateaux region of Togo that were either in their junior or senior years of highschool. Girls at this level of education are somewhat rare in our region (and...