Someone Tell Dr. Masinde!

By Kye Makyeli Clad in a custom ‘Nairobi Blue” Prada silk georgette gown, Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o became the first African woman to win the Academy Award for ‘Best Supporting Actress’ at the Oscars in […]


A Praying Woman

By Nellie Umutesi-Vigneron At the top of each year, I pull together my favorite Bible verses to encourage myself along my journey as a woman.  As we are living our lives, situations will arise where […]


FGM: The Elephant In The Room

By Reem Gaafar Female Genital Mutilation is one those terrifying realities that is still practiced openly today, mainly in Africa and parts of Asia, although globalization and massive migration has carried the practice to parts […]


Pink Slip Anxiety (PSA)

By Nellie Umutesi-Vigneron If you’ve ever been laid off, you are familiar with the void that is left in the center of your existence–that seemingly never-ending vortex twisting and turning like that tornado.  You are instantly […]


Empowering Women in Malawi

March 7 – Ganet’s Adventure School, a primary and pre-school located in in Mkondezi, a village located in Northern Malawi, celebrated International Women’s Day with the official opening of a new Teacher’s House which will […]


Without An Accent

You need not hide behind the Tiny powders of a twisted foundation; No need to apply the shades of evasiveness To reflect an airbrushed identity of despair You are worth gold in your own right; […]