Frances Igwilo

Frances Igwilo

Gulmakai Champion for Malala fund

A women rights defender, environmental activities and a champion of girl child education in Africa. She has over three years’ experience in the Non-governmental sector, she is committed to gender equality, pursuit of sustainable development and social justice in Nigeria. She has worked to promote greater understanding of gender and development issues through research, dialogues, advocacy and mobilizations. She is a strong advocate of girl child education believed to be an antidote to poverty and early/forced marriages.