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Togo Women Anguish for Democracy
2 years ago

Togo Women Anguish for Democracy

In a country of six million people, the over half who live in poverty are the backbones of the society: the most abused, the most neglected, the most discriminated against, …
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The Foxy Five Redefine the F Word: Feminism
3 years ago

The Foxy Five Redefine the F Word: Feminism

The Foxy Five is a new comedy/drama webseries which follows the lives of five women living in Cape Town, South Africa. Through the five characters Blaq Beauty, Femme …
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Opportunities for Women from McKinsey, King’s College and more
4 years ago

Opportunities for Women from McKinsey, King’s College and more

Here are some opportunities for women in Africa and the Diaspora, brought to you by Ayiba in conjunction with Opportunity Desk!

Tech Women-Go-Entrepreneurial 2016 (Up to $15,000 Business Grant)

Deadline: …
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Becoming Hayet Rida: That Girl
4 years ago

Becoming Hayet Rida: That Girl

Maya Angelou once said, “we delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it went through to achieve that beauty.” No one perhaps understands …
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My Beautiful Home Competition
4 years ago

My Beautiful Home Competition

In Matobo, a rural Zimbabwean village, women traditionally decorate their huts following each harvest. They use charcoal, soil, and ash to paint the exterior with designs like zigzags, …
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Cultivating Africa’s Next Generation with Rachel Nyaradzo Adams
4 years ago

Cultivating Africa’s Next Generation with Rachel Nyaradzo Adams

With 200 million people between 15 and 24, Africa has the youngest population in the world. As the region rapidly develops, youth are critical to catalyzing future socioeconomic …
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The Talking Book: Audio Education for Ghanaian Women
4 years ago

The Talking Book: Audio Education for Ghanaian Women

A Talking Book is an inexpensive, portal audio device that broadcasts informational programs to populations in the developing world with low literacy rates. The messages can be replayed, …
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She Leads Africa Introduces The She Hive
4 years ago

She Leads Africa Introduces The She Hive

On September 20, social enterprise She Leads Africa will launch the She Hive, a one-of-a-kind pop-up space where young African women can co-work. At the She Hive, women …
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Vivo Activewear: Fashion for Every Woman
4 years ago

Vivo Activewear: Fashion for Every Woman

Wandia Gichuru is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of  Vivo Activewear, a retail clothing business that was started in 2011. Initially inspired by a love for dance and …
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Five African Female Scientists You Should Definitely Know About
4 years ago

Five African Female Scientists You Should Definitely Know About

Recently, Nobel Prize winner Tim Hunt sparked controversy when he claimed that women should not be in science, as they can prove distracting to male scientists in the …
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