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Gloria: Future Neuroscientist and Columbia Student

Gloria graduated from Gashora Girls Academy of Science and Technology (GGAST) in 2018 and soon boarded a plane to attend Columbia University.  Her passion for human behavior and brain science began while studying biology at GGAST.  We sat down with Gloria as she shared her passion for neuroscience, how she found out she was headed to Columbia, her transition to life abroad, coping with a global pandemic, and her advice to her GGAST sisters behind her.  Did we mention Gloria was also recently named Editor of the Columbia Undergraduate Science Journal!  Don't miss this incredible interview.  

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Meet our Head Girl & Deputy Head Girl

Sylvia and Josiane are finishing their S5 (junior) year this spring and recently were elected Head Girl and Deputy Head Girl at Gashora Girls Academy for the 2021-2022 school year.  We are thrilled to share their thoughts about their new role, what quality education means to them, and how they have changed since their first days at Gashora Girls Academy.

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International Women's Day

International Women's Day (IWD) celebrates the achievements of women around the world and intends to raise awareness for gender parity and equity. This year's campaign theme is Choose to Challenge -- a message that highlights today’s emphasis on both recognition and a continued commitment to empowering women. This day of celebration is also a call to action for the work we must continue to do to advance equity globally. We happily accept the challenge and hope that this moment inspires you and countless others to keep advocating and pushing for change. 

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