Women make futures & we do not see them

#IWD2020 #EachforEqual When I was a teenager, there came a season that was very tough for my family. The costs (medical for my grandmother, living expenses etc) far outstripped the income that my mother had at that time. She didn’t have a job and her restaurant was doing poorly at that time so to get …

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She works: How do we recognise and value domestic work?

In recent years, as I have continued to grow older, I have endeavoured to eat healthier consistently. The journey started when I attended a 10 week lifestyle modification course called Eat, Live & Be Well, that is ran by Dr. Dennis Nturibi and the team at Ask-a-Doc (who have been my doctors for at least …

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#ApostADay: Taking up the Challenge and leading ladies.

At work, I have some ladies who I often refer to as “my ladies”. In the early days of the Open Institute’s life, we were very male and undiverse. As we grew, we made a decision to strengthen our gender diversity by prefering to employ qualified, smart women in every new hire. Not affirmative action …

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