Skye Dobson is founder and director of The Wembly Fund, a non-profit that supports grassroots child-welfare initiatives in Africa. She also serves on the board of African Children's Haven, where she is heavily involved in the organization’s East Africa programs. Skye is in the final semester of a Master's degree in International Affairs at the New School and serves as president of the school’s Project Africa organization. In 2010, Skye began working with ACTogether Uganda, the support-NGO for the Uganda Slum Dwellers Federation and is presently writing her thesis on the Slum Dwellers International movement in Africa. Skye holds a Bachelor's degree in African Studies and speaks Kiswahili.
Video and pictures from our event on October 22, 2010. The Mantle and Project Africa screened the film, The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo, followed by a discussion with Maurice Carney, Co-founder and Executive Director, Friends of the Congo, and Mamadou Otto Diallo, epidemiologist and Senior Project Manager of the Monitoring & Evaluation Unit at the International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs (ICAP), Columbia University.