Mandela’s Funeral: A New Day For The Queen of Afrika

Many were surprised to find themselves there. She had rehearsed this moment since the day she was born at least that is exactly what it looked like the moment she stood there. There on that world stage. It is as though everyone came to this important funeral feeling like stars for having made the list […]

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Cinderella (and her Gang) Must Die!

By Nellie Umutesi-Vigneron After recently attending a toddler Princess birthday party, I reflected on the impact Disney has and still has on little girls and how it can still be felt as we transition into womanhood.  I remember myself going to Disney with my then 5 year old son and losing my mind when I […]

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Gender Equality: The Heart of Development

Giving girls and women equal rights as the men is empowering them to greater things. When women are empowered, the possibility for economic growth becomes apparent. If given this opportunity, the benefits of investing in women and girls are endless. a) With gender equality, a girl would be treated as equal from the second they […]

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December Reflections!

By Nellie Umutesi-Vigneron Although it’s meant to be the season of goodwill and happiness, December can be stressful and hectic with its many demands:  work expects you to close out major projects, you have to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list, attend and look good for all of the holiday events you’ve […]

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