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International Day of Peace

International Day of Peace

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. The theme for 2017 is “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All.” The theme […]

Brushing Off Abuse, Sierra Leone’s Female Football Chief Seeks Second Term

Brushing Off Abuse, Sierra Leone’s Female Football Chief Seeks Second Term

She has been called a prostitute by her peers, manhandled in public and received countless death threats, but Sierra Leone’s football chief Isha Johansen refuses to buckle in pursuit of her goal of developing women’s and girls football across Africa. One of only two women worldwide to currently head a football association, Johansen is nearing […]

Face of Zambia’s Child Activism Takes Kids Molesters Head-On

Face of Zambia’s Child Activism Takes Kids Molesters Head-On

The way Margaret Musonda captures the imagination of her audience the moment she opens her mouth, coupled with her infectious demeanour and composure, it is inconceivable she is only a teenager. With maturity, humility, wisdom and zeal that belie her age (17), such is her impact in a region burdened by rampant abuse of children, […]

Consider These Tips When Transitioning From An Employee To An Entrepreneur

Consider These Tips When Transitioning From An Employee To An Entrepreneur

Your habits dictate your success, and if you’re still stuck in that 9-to-5 mindset, your endeavors will fail. You must adopt an entrepreneurial mindset and start thinking the way the world’s top leaders do. Being an entrepreneur is very different than being an employee, and the way you envision it may be completely off base. Here are […]

More Women Should Climb The Ladder Of Educational Leadership

More Women Should Climb The Ladder Of Educational Leadership

Ministry of Education has planned to increase the share of women leadership in education by 25 percent this fiscal year. However, the viability of the goal relays on all stakeholders’ concerted efforts in overcoming the potential challenges facing women educational leaders, researchers comment. Indeed, such ambitious plan enhances women’s educational leadership role. But, the efforts […]

Impossible Is Nothing – Kristina Jones The Only Black Woman In My 500 Startups Batch

Impossible Is Nothing – Kristina Jones The Only Black Woman In My 500 Startups Batch

Kristina Jones, Co-Founder of Court Buddy, writes about her experience pitching her new company to 500 Startups. The beginning of the 500 startups experience started off rocky for my co-founder James and me. After missing an evening flight from Miami to Los Angeles, our Los Angeles to San Francisco flight was canceled. This might have caused some […]

3 TED Talk Lessons Aspiring Entrepreneurs Should Watch

3 TED Talk Lessons Aspiring Entrepreneurs Should Watch

Embrace Fear, Embrace Failure. Chances are you’re probably familiar with how much entrepreneurs love failure stories. Of course, the value of these stories varies, from “My company failed, and I had to pick up some consulting work” to the more extreme case of, “I was practically homeless and couldn’t find anything remotely close to success time […]

The 7 Traits of Sound Emotional Leadership

The 7 Traits of Sound Emotional Leadership

Anyone looking to be extraordinary in this changing world can no longer afford the tough, angry, brittle facade of fear-based leadership. Gone are the days when the metric for success is based on the dollar amount in your bank, the achievements won or the accolades collected. While these are fabulous measures of performance and results, […]

Manage Your Time Well

Manage Your Time Well

There’s this huge lie we tell ourselves that “we don’t have enough time”. There is some truth to do that because eventually one day we won’t have any more time, but right now (right this moment) we have time. There are 24 hours in a day, if you can’t make the most of those hours […]

Inspiring Women Series : Seun Tayo-Balogun Motivates Women To Plug Within

Inspiring Women Series : Seun Tayo-Balogun Motivates Women To Plug Within

On this episode of Inspiring Women By AboveWhispers, We bring to you a woman who’s a trailblazer in the lingerie industry in Nigeria. The CEO, of the foremost online store for women lingerie. A woman who has been able to set the pace for other women and has contributed immensely to the growth of the […]

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