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International Childhood Advancement on The Public Good

Presenter(s): Dejia Marie James
Date: March 5, 2024, 11:30 am-12 pm

Join us on The Public Good! Our guest is Evelyn Kessler, Founder and Executive Director of International Child Advancement

A self-described banker by day and social entrepreneur by night, Evelyn is the founder and Executive Director of ⁠International Child Advancement ⁠(ICA), a nonprofit with a mission to empower orphans and underprivileged children to become self-sufficient through education, vocational training, and mentoring. 

Listen to Evelyn share her journey as a second-generation immigrant to the United States and her time growing up in both the Democratic Republic of the Congo and France, and how that inspired her to found ICA. 

Learn about the work ICA does, including pairing orphans and underserved children with educational sponsors, and providing them with access to education, vocational training, and essential support. 

And, tune in to hear what ICA does to build collaborations between Buffalo and the DRC through education, the Art Gala, and more - and how you can get involved. 

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