Anna Anet Sambou

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4 years 5 months

First name

Anna Anet

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SHOAW Gambia



Author Profile

Anna Anet Sambou is the Assistant Coordinator, overseeing the Admin and Finance at the Gambia YMCA Computer Training Centre and Digital Studio and the lead web developer for all web development projects.

From a very young age she has been very passionate about the development of young people and all her work over the years has been centered on capacity building, empowering young people especially girls to acquire a skill and know their rights. Through this passion, she founded and launched SHOAW Gambia, an initiative that seeks to address the increasing harassment and online abuse of women and girls in The Gambia, with the aim of making girls safe online, providing menstrual health management training and supplies, and advocating for better quality health for women and girls.

She is also a One Young World Ambassador; she attended the One Young World Summit 2018 at The Hague which brought together 1,500 young leaders from around the world to develop innovative solutions for global challenges.