Jane Egerton-Idehen Launches ‘Be Fearless, Campaign’ For Gender Parity… Plans Book Tour To 20 Universities
Jane Egerton-Idehen, a Tech Executive, Author and Speaker has launched ‘Be Fearless, Campaign’ a national campaign focused on highlighting the hurdles that prevent women from fulfilling their potential, and providing a guide to younger women on the complexities of navigating career and life opportunities in their fields.
In Africa, female entrepreneurs are finding their voices and showcasing their finance skills. Last year, the Womenpreneur Pitch-A-Ton initiative was launched by Access Bank Plc and the International Finance Corporation, and provided substantial financial grants along with mini-MBAs to empower women entrepreneurs across Africa.
We’ve heard that black people can’t be racist and that women can’t be misogynistic but are these statements really true? Is it possible that a person who has been oppressed all their life would turn around and become the oppressor?
Today, I was scrolling past my twitter timeline when I came across the unfortunate but unsurprising news that a Nigerian man had murdered his wife.
Women are usually held up to a higher standard when they hold leadership positions. Their actions could make or break the entry of other women into that same position and that, in itself, is inequality. - Olanrewaju Ajeigbe
The first step to finding out the problem with words like Mompreneur and She-e-o is to follow the advice of Missy Elliott; put it down, flip it and reverse it. That gives us Dadpreneur and He-e-o. Ever heard of them? No?
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I am an African Woman. You might agree with me or not, but there is actually something called African Feminism (Feminist). I can only tell a story that I am living. So that brings me to the questions: what is African Feminism and who is an African feminist?
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Warsan Shire FSRL is a British writer, poet, editor and teacher. She was born on August 1988 to Somalian parents in Kenya. She has a B.A in Creative Writing and was awarded the inaugural Brunel University Afrcan Poetry Prize from a shortlist of 6 candidates out of 655.