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Kenyan Women Crushing Stone and Stereotypes At the Same Time

Kenyan Women Crushing Stone and Stereotypes At the Same Time

It is 8 am in the rural Kenyan village of Sarwat, and 15 women are each sitting on a heap of gravel brandishing a heavy hammer. They are hitting hard on some stones, making such a loud noise that it can be heard from a distance. With each swing of the hammer, they disturb the […]

UTM Launches Women for Change In Mwanza

UTM Launches Women for Change In Mwanza

UTM Party has launched ‘Women for Change’, a grouping of business and employed ladies at a colourful ceremony held in Mwanza at the weekend. Speaking at the function, the National Team Leader of the initiative Licy Kamwendo recognized the hard work of women in Mwanza and Neno and the passion to see their lives change […]

African Union Commission Inaugurates Committee On the Fund for African Women to Revitalize Women Empowerment

African Union Commission Inaugurates Committee On the Fund for African Women to Revitalize Women Empowerment

The African Union Commission has inaugurated the African Union Commission Internal Committee on the Fund for African Women, a demonstration of the commitment by the Union to advance its quest for gender equality and women’s empowerment. The Committee will be crucial in developing a sustainable and comprehensive strategy on the transition of the Fund for […]

Why the World Needs More Entrepreneurial Women In Leadership

Why the World Needs More Entrepreneurial Women In Leadership

When I stepped off a plane in Bali at 22-years-old, I was honestly a little bit terrified. I didn’t know what the future was going to hold, and back then I didn’t have any guarantee that my crazy plans to build a successful career on my own terms would even work. And even though I was eventually […]

The Girl Boss – It Is Time To Reinvent Her

The Girl Boss – It Is Time To Reinvent Her

Most headlines would lead you to believe that being a female founder today is all about breaking glass ceilings, shattering fundraising records, or spectacular rise-and-fall sagas. Emily Weiss is obsessively lauded as the Teen Vogue intern who rose to the helm of Glossier’s billion-dollar beauty empire. Ty Haney’s recent departure from Outdoor Voices was scrutinized […]

Coronavirus Is Hurting Women In Tech

Coronavirus Is Hurting Women In Tech

Millions have lost jobs due to COVID-19 around the world, but in the technology industry, women seem to be taking a bigger hit. A survey of over 700 tech professionals conducted by software review company TrustRadius found women were more likely to be laid off and felt more pressure than men to be productive. Why it matters: Women […]

Work The Room Like A Network Hustler

Work The Room Like A Network Hustler

The word hustler, by definition, means an aggressively enterprising person, or a go-getter. And while the word generally has a negative connotation these days, I think hustlers have genius ways for getting what they want from a new person or situation. You probably decided to rehab your career because you wanted to be a go-getter. Corporate […]

Liberia Women Leaders Network Launch Network With Call For Females To Step-Up

Liberia Women Leaders Network Launch Network With Call For Females To Step-Up

The Liberia Women Leaders Network (LWLN), the local chapter of the African Women Leaders Network (ALWN), was officially launched on Wednesday, December 18 in Monrovia. The launch, which took place at the Ministerial Complex in Congo Town, brought together women leaders from different spheres of society including government, political parties, traditional and the business community. […]

AW WomenPreneur Series : A Time To ‘BeAdorned’ By Yetunde Salimon-Akande

AW WomenPreneur Series : A Time To ‘BeAdorned’ By Yetunde Salimon-Akande

Above Whispers WomenPreneur Series is a platform to showcase amazing businesswomen. Young women who have taken the bold step to starting a business and fighting the odds surrounding entrepreneurship in Africa. We share in their journey, share in the challenges and growth process to inspire other women. We believe that when a story is shared, […]

Monday On The Go : Don’t Undervalue What You Do

Monday On The Go : Don’t Undervalue What You Do
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