“Many people in Africa do not comprehend issues of anxiety, panic attacks, depression and trauma. The phrase “mental health and well being” is looked at as a negative thing, and I am forced to find new vocabulary in my work and advocacy towards building psycho-social support systems. The truth is that quality of work and […]
“Mentoring young girls helped me discover more about myself, my focus and passions in life. Seeing them develop and achieve their dreams made me understand that we can all be important people in our countries in so many ways. One does not need to be a political leader or business person to be important…The little things we do for […]
As a survivor of FGM at only two weeks old, Sise uses Journalism to advocate widely against FGM across The Gambia due to its devastating effects.
Our super girl is a professional Quantity Surveyor, who practices as a passionate Education Entrepreneur.
Ms Tembo, a trained Economist, found it burdensome when people expected her to follow the path often traveled…
Salimatou Fatty was born to her Muslim parents – Aja Jarra Ceesay and Late Alhajie Saikou Fatty in Kerewan Village, North Bank Division of The Gambia. Growing up as the 7th of her mother’s 9 children, Salimatou experienced early in life, the ordeal of struggling to earn a honest living. While other children played in […]
“Afrikan youth have cried, stumbled, and fallen…but we NEVER give up, WE RISE!”
“If you are part of a small community for a while, do not leave it until you add your unique voice.”
Ms Baba Dua founded “League of Young Female Leaders” in 2013
“No woman chose to be poor, but we can choose to help poor women by investing in them.”