Margaret Butler

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Margaret Butler has over 15 years of experience working alongside communities in Eastern Africa to support female leaders. After living in Rwanda and working with Partners In Health and The Clinton Foundation on health-related projects, Margaret founded Komera to support adolescent girls and their community. Margaret is also the co-founder of the East African Girls Leadership Summit, which brings together promising young women from across Eastern Africa to be effective change makers in the world. Noticing the need for a network of community-based organizations to share best practices and learn to scale ideas, Margaret co-founded AMPLIFY in 2017 alongside 18 other partners in East Africa. Margaret holds a BA from the University of Washington, a B.Ed from the University of British Columbia and a Masters in International Educational Development from Teachers College, Columbia University.