Marcharia, Bodia

Bodia Marcharia is the current president of Friends of the Congo, an NGO dedicated to improving the quality of life for the Congolese people. Bodia is a passionate speaker, and she addressed many of the region’s concerns, among them conflict minerals and the conditions facing Congolese women. Bodia visted Crestwood in January 2012, where she spoke to a group of YARRD students about conditions in the Congo, and she followed this up with a small group interview with Jenny Son, Lindsey Swartzman, and So Hee Pyo.