Educate a Girl. Inspire a Community. Transform a Country.


We are incredibly grateful to our many partners who each bring unique expertise and perspectives to the project.  Thank you to:


Ralph M. Coolman, Ph.D.

Ralph M. Coolman, Ph.D.


Dr. Ralph Coolman is Associate Director for Community Collaborations at Washington State University’s International Programs/Research and Development. Dr. Coolman has over 25 years experience in community-based development in both domestic and international settings. Dr. Coolman has worked with diverse communities to design and implement projects on indigenous agricultural practices, urban agriculture, food systems, organic farming, sustainable agriculture and grass roots community development. He has completed projects in Malaysia, the Philippines, Brazil, and the United States. Dr. Coolman works on community collaborations in all stages of project development, design, and implementation.


MulvannyG2: nationally acclaimed architects who have designed a culturally-relevant, environmentally sustainable campus for the school.


University of Washington: the Foster School of Business has generously devoted resources to screen and evaluate business opportunities in Rwanda.


Washington State University: partnering with RGI to develop and implement agricultural projects which will support the school’s operating budget.


Perkins Coie, Clark Nuber, Net Solutions, See Your ImpactThe Phoenix Studio and Kimberly Mecham: providing pro bono professional services to our organization so that we can focus greater resources on educating girls!


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