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Failure Is Good For Business

Failure Is Good For Business

When you’re building a business, a lot of people will offer you advice. But, I’m going to bet that you won’t hear this often: Make lots of mistakes. They might say, “Take risks!” or, “Don’t hold back!” but they probably won’t make the business case for how this mindset can actually give you an edge […]

Rohey Malick Lowe Pledges To Give Part Of Her Salary On Girl’s Education

Rohey Malick Lowe Pledges To Give Part Of Her Salary On Girl’s Education

The new Mayoress of Banjul Rohey Malick Lowe, said she will give back part of her monthly salary towards the Education of girls in Banjul. Madam Lowe made this remark during her address at the ‘Feed The Kids’, an annual festive event held at the Arch, at the entrance of Banjul, on Koriteh Day. Hundreds […]

Being Gender Bias With Women In Tech

Being Gender Bias With Women In Tech

Lately, there’s been a renewed, international discussion around harassment and discrimination against women in the workplace. Hopefully this new attention to an age-old problem means that change is coming. Real change, not just talk. But change requires action, and the right actions might require really understanding the numbers and identifying what causes the gap between […]

Father’s Day Special – The ‘Curse’ Placed On Fatherhood In This ‘New America’

Father’s Day Special – The ‘Curse’ Placed On Fatherhood In This ‘New America’

As elementary school teachers in South Williamsburg, we see the trauma that President Donald Trump’s policies inflict on immigrant communities on a daily basis. We are intimately familiar with the damage that separation from a parent can do to a child. We are also trained to put the needs of our children first, and on […]

Illiteracy Prevents Women From Enjoying Their Rights – Isaura Nyusi

Illiteracy Prevents Women From Enjoying Their Rights – Isaura Nyusi

 Mozambique’s First Lady, Isaura Nyusi, declared on Tuesday that illiteracy remains an obstacle preventing women from the full enjoyment of their rights. Speaking at a meeting with residents of the town of Muecate, in the northern province of Nampula, where she is on a four day visit, she said this was why the government lays […]

Spinning The Hour Glass – Carisa Janes

Spinning The Hour Glass – Carisa Janes

How do you go from a $1 million packaging issue to quadrupling your product sales? Just ask Carisa Janes, founder and CEO of Hourglass Cosmetics. Janes first debuted Hourglass Cosmetics at Barneys New York in 2004, and since then, she’s expanded into the likes of Bergdorf Goodman, Sephora and Nordstrom. But after launching a new foundation […]

Strategies For Workplace Structure

Strategies For Workplace Structure

On the assumption that you are outside what you are inside. The overwhelming majority of business leaders today recognize that their company culture has become an essential ingredient in corporate success, but many leaders are not sure of how to go about ensuring that they are operating with the policies, programs and work environments that […]

Jada Pinkett Smith Speaks Against Mental Depression

Jada Pinkett Smith Speaks Against Mental Depression

Jada Pinkett Smith opened up about her own struggle with mental health in the wake of last week’s reported suicides of fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain. Jada Smith Smith, star of the movie “Girls Trip,” wrote on Instagram Monday that “mental health is something we should practice daily,” not just when times get […]

Why I Love Being A Black Girl – Channing Brown

Why I Love Being A Black Girl – Channing Brown

“White people can be exhausting” is the first line of I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness. If that doesn’t signal what’s to come, I’ll tell you this book is a complete page-turner. Not like “I’m sitting on a beach” page-turner (although I would read this on a beach), but “I’m feeling […]

Not Enough Women In Clean Energy – Raising Awareness, Training Women

Not Enough Women In Clean Energy – Raising Awareness, Training Women

A social enterprise group, Solar Sister Nigeria, in collaboration with Solar Nigeria programme has called for increased role by women in clean energy access, especially in underserved communities across the country. Speaking at a media advocacy/workshop in Abuja, the Country Manager, Solar Sister Nigeria, Olasimbo Sojinrin stated that Nigeria in particular and Africa as a […]

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