With Yacoobi’s selection, Kravis Prize recipients continue leading the ranks of major education awardSakena Yacoobi, who received the 2009 Henry R. Kravis Prize in Nonprofit Leadership for her efforts to educate women and children in Afghan refugee camps in Pakistan and elsewhere, has become the latest in a series of Kravis Prize recipients to be awarded the World... read more
Follow Up Interview with Kathy Spahn, HKI’s President and CEO, upon Completing Her Hike up Mount Kilimanjaro
Written by: Haley Goodman, CMC ’17. Haley is a New York native, majoring in International Relations at Claremont McKenna College. She is currently serving as a Kravis Prize Intern at Helen Keller International. She is the International Editor for the student paper the CMC Forum. Some of her other interests include security studies, developmental politics, technology, writing, and the outdoors.
In honor of Helen Keller International’s 100th Anniversary, a team from HKI participated in the END Fund’s Summit to See the END, hiking Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Kilimanjaro or Kili, as it’s informally known, is the highest mountain in Africa and one of the 7 Summits. Members of the HKI team include Kathy Spahn (HKI’s President and CEO), Dick Sandhaus (Kathy’s husband), Henry Barkhorn (HKI Board Member), Randy Belcher (HKI Board Member), and Rico.read more