Somaliland: Standing Ovation for Edna Adan at Goalkeepers 2018


Somalilandsun- Goalkeepers 2018 had Speakers from around the world among them Edna Adan of Somaliland talk progress, innovation, and inspiration. #Goalkeepers18

Goalkeepers is a multiyear campaign organized by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation dedicated to accelerating progress towards the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (or Global Goals).
The Goalkeepers 2018 Event, at Jazz at Lincoln Center on September 26, 2018 in New York City.

The event highlighted the stunning progress in reducing extreme poverty since 1990 and showcased what is possible if the world invests in the health and education of its growing youth populations. (Photo by Handout/Mike Lawrence/Getty Images for Gates Archive)

Edna’s session at Goalkeepers, was followed by a standing ovation and recognition of being a stand out change agent by Melinda Gates!

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