- 2019 INDIES Finalist
- Finalist, Women's Studies (Adult Nonfiction)
When Cutler leaves the United States to teach at the first school for Maasai girls in East Africa, she does so in the hopes that her work there will empower young women who face overwhelming odds—poverty, forced marriages, rape, and genital cutting. Working alongside local educators, Cutler is transformed by the community she finds in Tanzania and by witnessing the life-changing impact of education on her students. All book proceeds are supporting education for at-risk Maasai girls.