Tessy is globally known to be an outspoken womens’ rights activist. She speaks at conferences all over the world on her experience in the UN, her work with the military, her work with Professors Without Borders , being a working mother and her time as a Royal Princess. She addresses all these topics through the lens of womens’ empowerment.
She has been part of the new ‘Living the Life’ series 4, which is broadcast in collaboration with ITV and SKY TV in February 2019.
She is the Patron to UNA-UK, the only charity in the whole UK addressing UN Peacekeeping, its aims and issues. As a former peacekeeper herself, she takes this role very serious and helps UNA-UK to push forward the agenda and rhetoric of Women in Peacekeeping, its importance, and relevancy in todays times.
She received the ‘Woman of the decade award’ in 2016 for her work in the domains of female empowerment.
She spoke on the stage of NASEBA on her work with VICE Impact and her military career both in Saudi Arabia at the first women economic forum and in Dubai at the women and leadership conference.
Press Statement- Women In Higher Education
Women In Higher Education Initiative
PROWIBO co-founder Tessy de Nassau will be launching the Women in Higher Education Initiative at PROWIBO’s Women’s Breakfast.
The objectives of the Women In Higher Education Initiatives are:
- establishing new partnerships with women universities in developing countries
- maintaining a commitment to promoting educational opportunities exclusively for women
- improving recruitment of women in institutions of higher education
- developing strategies to improve retention of women pursuing degrees in Higher education
Women-Only Summer School Programs
To date, PROWIBO operates two women-only summer school programs at the Karamat Husain Muslim Girls P.G. College in Lucknow, India and at the African Rural University in Kagadi, Uganda. Through these women-only programs, PROWIBO aims to utilise our summer school model to empower young women around the world through education.
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