Re: “Ethiopian advocate for educating girls brings message to Tacoma” (TNT, 5-19).
Thank you for printing the interview with Selamawit Bekele. I was privileged to hear her speak about the impact of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) on her home country, Ethiopia, where the number of schools has more than tripled since joining the GPE in 2004.
We cannot end poverty without investing in education. Education is intrinsically related to other poverty-alleviation aspects, such as maternal and child health, gender equality, economic development, national security and democracy.
On June 26, leaders from around the world will convene at …