- Planet Erstwild - 20100611 - Marie Lehrer, founder of Rise Africa

At 3:30pm, Marie Lehrer talks about her work with Rise-Africa, a nonprofit she founded and the upcoming event A Night for Africa, Friday, June 18th at 7:30pm at the Students Art Center (formerly the Student Union Theater) on MUM campus. This benefit concert is to help Africans lift themselves out of poverty through micro-loans, sustainable agriculture and fair living conditions. For more information, the website is www.rise-africa.org.