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Hamilton Star’s Spoken Word Poem for More Than Me

A spoken word piece written by Okieriete Onaodowan. Music by Matthew Santos. Performed by Okieriete Onaodowan and Matthew Santos.  We recently had the pleasure of hosting a fundraising event in NYC. Guests gathered together at The Wooly for drinks, amazing bites,...

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Get To Know: Cynthia

Get To Know is an introductory series on our blog where you can familiarise yourself with our staff and their work at More Than Me! My name is Cynthia Gwame, I was born in Gbanga, attended university and joined More Than Me during Ebola where I was on the field as a...

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Get To Know: Chris

Get To Know is an introductory series on our blog where you can familiarise yourself with our staff and their work at More Than Me! My name is Christopher Johns from District 8, Monsterrado County. I am a graduate of Christian High School in Sinkor and I received my...

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Get To Know: Eric

Get To Know is an introductory series on our blog where you can familiarise yourself with our staff and their work at More Than Me! I am a native of Upstate New York, where I have spent most of my life. I studied Chemistry at Colgate University, but was involved in...

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Get To Know: Audrey

Get To Know is an introductory series on our blog where you can familiarise yourself with our staff and their work at More Than Me! Education affects the lives of everyone. This was rooted from my childhood. I grew up knowing my mother as a classroom teacher and...

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Way Back When: The Origin of More Than Me

Erica Noelle Duncan is a business consultant and coach who supports entrepreneurs in successfully starting or growing their businesses. Fun fact: Erica helped create More Than Me! She suggested that Katie start an NGO and contributed in so many other huge ways without...

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Get To Know: Teddy

Get To Know is an introductory series on our blog where you can familiarise yourself with our staff and their work at More Than Me! I come from a long line of educators. My grandfather was a high school principal. My father was a sociologist and a demographer who...

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Get To Know: Tayler

Get To Know is an introductory series on our blog where you can familiarise yourself with our staff and their work at More Than Me! Tayler is a Chicago-native, graduated with undergraduate degrees from Spelman College and a Masters in the Social Anthropology of...

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Because She Matters

On November 13, 2016 the More Than Me team was notified of an anonymous campaign being distributed over WhatsApp, targeting the organization and attempting to disparage Katie Meyler, More Than Me’s founder and CEO. The message, which originated from an unknown source,...

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On Being a Global Citizen

On Being a Global Citizen

Interview with Global Citizen: "More Than Me: one woman's mission to empower girls in Liberia" How do you find your life's purpose? Often times, it happens unexpectedly. In a recent interview with Global Citizen, Katie shared how she found hers. Check it out above or...

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Stay Uncomfortable

This is our first in a series of #MTMdonorstories. At twenty seven years old, Grace Baker is a powerhouse. To give you a better picture, her 2015 life motto was “Go for it,” and this year, it’s “Stay uncomfortable.” Grace thrives best when she’s being challenged, both...

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Looking Forward From Davos

by Lindsay Randall The past couple of days in Monrovia, Liberia, where More Than Me (MTM) runs the tuition-free More Than Me Academy (MTMA) for over 150 girls from the West Point slum and central Monrovia were characteristically warm for the coastal West African city...

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How To Use Your Human Rights For Good

It all started with a girl. At 11 years old, she was selling herself for clean drinking water when all she really wanted was to go to school. More Than Me was founded to meet her needs. We opened a school, the MTM Academy, for 150 girls and saw major progress. Then...

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Life-Altering Treatment For Patience

You may remember Patience from last year when we blogged about her story. Since April, Patience has been in the U.S. receiving medical treatment for her epilepsy and the severe burns she received after having an epileptic seizure while cooking in West Point. The...

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