#Elle101: Writing Our Stories

It is through stories that one discovers their heritage, forms opinions about places and people and let the wanders as to the possibilities of this world.  Story telling is very powerful indeed as it can help shape a person perspective, ideas and opinions of themselves and of the world they live in.  We invited the authors of ‘Princess […]

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#Elle101: Humanitarian Aid

Tom Murphy is a New Hampshire-based reporter for Humanosphere. Before joining Humanosphere, Tom founded and edited the aid blog A View From the Cave. His work has appeared in Foreign Policy, the Huffington Post, the Guardian, GlobalPost and Christian Science Monitor. He tweets at ViewFromTheCave Our twitter #Elle101 chat focused on humanitarian aid, its meanings, its […]

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#Elle101: Les Femmes Dans Le Journalisme

Ses ami(es) la qualifieraient de passionnée, determinée et pleine d’enthousiasme.  Sinatou est aussi un journaliste de RFI chargée d’apporter des nouvelles pertinentes, concises et éducatives. Le journalisme est en tandem avec sa nature curieuse et son amour pour les histoire et l’information.  J'avais besoin de raconter l'histoire des gens.J'ai également tjrs été exposé à l’information.Ce […]

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#Elle101: Education For All

Can you imagine if 1/2 of girls dropped out of school? Did you know that 1 in 5 girls is not in school or that 62 million girls globally are out of school? We discussed these issues and possible solutions with Vivian Onano, Youth Adviser for UN Women and an avid proponent for education for all. […]

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#Elle101: Social Justice in Africa

Social Justice is a topic Robert Alai, a Kenyan blogger, internet entrepreneur and sometimes controversial cyber-activist, is very familiar with. How do we define social justice? What are the implications? And most importantly, why is it important for Africa? We covered it all on our Twitter Chat. We started by defining social justice and its […]

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#Elle101: Entrepreneurship in Africa

ARED Solar Kiosk is more than a one stop shop destination for mobile users in rural and semi urban area of Africa.  As an organization, ARED also provides entrepreneurship opportunities through its franchise model.  ARED was founded in January 2013 by Henri Nyakarundi, an entrepreneur at heart.  Since its inception, Henri has experienced first hand the opportunities […]

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#Elle101: Technology For Social Change

Thanks to great advances in technology, today’s world has been made more convenient and accessible:  companies are able to reach more customers, provide better and more efficient products, more people have access to information at their fingertips and stay connected in ways we could not have, a few decades ago. Technology, by most accounts, has improved our lives! While some may be using […]

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#Elle101: Violence Against Women

Violence against women is an important topic all across the world. Staggering statistics such as those found in Uganda, show that as much as 7 in 10 women report experiencing some form of violence throughout their lives. On April 22 2016, Jacqueline Asiimwe, a Ugandan lawyer, poet, feminist and a strong advocate against gender based violence, agreed to […]

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