Maya Azucena Visits Tanzania
Maya Azucena's second visit to Tanzania sponsored by the United states Embassy, Ms. Azucena's visit which was From March 2 through 9 promoted cultural exchanges, women's empowerment and efforts against Gender Based Violence (GBV). Maya Azucena is a women's rights activist and singer based in Brooklyn New York who has performed in several countries to promote the empowerment of women and girls, and raise global awareness against GBV.
U.S. Ambassador Alfonso E. Lenhardt underscored that Maya Azucena's visit advances the United States' top priority to promote women's rights.Maya Azucena is co-founder (along with Emmy-winning director Lisa Russell) of the multi-media website, MDGFive.com that uses all mediums of art to raise awareness for better maternal health. In addition to traveling and collaborating with international artists in Burma, China, the Philippines, Honduras, Tanzania, Sri Lanka, Russia, and others, she mentors teenagers and serves as a motivational speaker on the subjects of artistic entrepreneurship and achieving goals.
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