On October 11th, Mariya was invited to take part in the 2017 Hilton Humanitarian Foundation Symposium. Mariya, along with Tostan’s founder Molly Melching, and Safe Hands for Girl’s, Jaha Dukureh, was on a panel titled “Empowering the Silent to Speak, Engaging Communities to Respond”, to discuss FGC and the work being done to end it.
To watch a recap of the event, click here.
This year’s 2017 Hilton Humanitarian Prize was presented to icddr,b. To learn more about award recipient, click here.