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#AW Gist : The Synergy

#AW Gist : The Synergy

The crusader : Madam, there is a mentorship platform for women, we would like you to join so you can promote your business, share with people and other women like you on the platform. Unbeliever : Thank you ma but I don’t want to. The crusader :Why now? you don’t want to promote your business? […]

Girls’ Mentorship – The Game Changer

Girls’ Mentorship – The Game Changer

The Global Gender Gap Index was first introduced by the World Economic Forum in 2006 as a framework for capturing the magnitude of gender-based disparities and tracking their progress over time. It does this by looking across four thematic dimensions: Economic Participation and Opportunity Educational Attainment Health and Survival Political Empowerment. It also provides country […]

LOUD WHISPHERS: An Evening with ‘Baba’

LOUD WHISPHERS: An Evening with ‘Baba’

I have been on the road for the past two weeks. On November 4th I left Lagos for Mauritius to attend the triennial African Philanthropy Network conference. The conference brought together over 300 philanthropy practitioners and researchers from all over Africa and the rest of the world. As one of the founding members of the […]

Why Are We Leaving Out “Mentorship” Conversations

Why Are We Leaving Out “Mentorship” Conversations

When Priti Krishtel was accepted to the Echoing Green fellowship, a global organization that supports social entrepreneurs, she knew it would change the fate of her nonprofit. As the co-founder of I-MAK (Initiative for Medicines, Access and Knowledge), Krishtel works to make lifesaving drugs more accessible and affordable by repairing the medical patent system (a factor in the rising cost of […]

My Mentor Is Described As My Adult Spirit Animal

My Mentor Is Described As My Adult Spirit Animal

As the founder and executive director of Just Speak, Brittni Kellom creates support systems for victims of sexual assault and child abuse — a cause that’s deeply close to her heart. She founded the organization at the age of 17, after coming to terms with the assault and abuse she had suffered under her biological father. […]

This May! Connect With Anyone, Change The Game

This May! Connect With Anyone, Change The Game

There’s plenty of information out there on how to network successfully, but how are you supposed to get in the door and start building that trust? Whether your partner in this task is your biggest role model, a potential customer or just someone you want to connect with, you should consider these six tips. They’ll help […]

Making Mentorship A Force For Female Independence And Empowerment

Making Mentorship A Force For Female Independence And Empowerment

Studies show that people with mentors are more likely to get promoted in the workplace. But currently, a large chasm remains between the number of women beginning on the professional track and the number advancing all the way through to senior positions. So the question remains, “how do we promote more women?” And it’s an important […]

‘Black Panther’ A Model For Mentorship

‘Black Panther’ A Model For Mentorship

With uniformly glowing reviews and more than enough pre-ordered tickets to have an anticipated record breaking $160 million opening weekend, Marvel’s 18th superhero epic Black Panther is breaking new ground. Filmmaker Ryan Coogler is Marvel Studio’s first African-American director, and the movie is on track to be among the most successful films with a predominantly black cast, ever. A […]

Standard Bank In Girl Child Mentorship Initiative

Standard Bank In Girl Child Mentorship Initiative

 Standard Bank Malawi on Wednesday took a total of 120 school-going young girls through a mentorship exercise as a way of motivating the girl child to stay and work hard in school. The group of girls were drawn from different schools from across Lilongwe and were paired with female staff members from the bank who […]

Tips To Getting It Right Before Embarking On A Fundraiser For Your Startup

Tips To Getting It Right Before Embarking On A Fundraiser For Your Startup

W2: What was your path to becoming an investor and what inspired you to get involved with Red Bear Angels? When I graduated from Cornell in 2008, I dove right into technology as a part of Skype’s public relations team. Bringing this Jetsons-like technology into the mainstream was a fascinating experience, but it wasn’t until […]

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