Kjerstin Erickson is the founder and Executive Director of FORGE, an international NGO that supports social entrepreneurship in African refugee communities. Kjerstin started FORGE in 2003, while a junior at Stanford University. Now 26, she continues to manage FORGE’s operations, growth and development. She has developed partnerships with UN agencies and has worked with mutliple African governments to bring FORGE’s work to 60,000 refugees per year. An avid blogger and pioneer of
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