TAMU Student Raises Dough For Women’s Bakery

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alayna-davis Alanya Davis

For College of Liberal Arts student Alayna Davis, a drive to help others is in her blood. Selfless service was instilled in her at a young age by a great influence in her life.

“I’ve always been interested in international affairs because my grandfather helped start a non-profit organization in Rwanda, so I grew up around it,” Davis, an international studies major, said.

While in Rwanda with her grandfather’s organization African New life last year, she met Julie Green, founder of The Women’s Bakery. The international organization offers training for African women to establish a self-sustaining bakery, which will encourage entrepreneurship and increase employment amongst African women, thus spreading empowerment in a society that degrades women.

Davis jumped at the chance to help, and created the Women’s Bakery Texas A&M. This organization raises funds for the parent organization in Africa. Davis serves as the campus engagement liaison…

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