“I grew up in apartheid South Africa, and here I was, successful as a woman, and I wanted to do something to help other women succeed,” she explains. “And I knew without question it had to be in Africa, and had to be for women. I did not want to write a cheque, though. I wanted my arms right around it. And when I visited a slum school in Nairobi, that was it, I knew what to do.” What emerged was One Girl Can.