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18/07/2020
I AM A BLACK WOMAN

I posted this on my Instagram and asked people to share it. Please share it widely. Nobody knows what it's like to be black except black people. I truly love my non -Black friends but rather than make them feel bad, I wanted to write this to educate them about my blackness. I am a proud black woman. So read this […]

01/01/2018
10 things I learned in 2017

I remember standing at the UN in September 2016, completely exhausted, crying and tired with no makeup despite the fact we were going to make history. Around 11 am on the 20th of September 2016, I was at the UN listening iamtheCODE being mentioned as (the first African movement to mobilize government, the private sector, […]

04/11/2016
Black women are changing narratives in Europe.

Change is happening as women of color take the center stage in Europe to curate the most electric and powerful cultural events, we have ever seen in recent years. Usually, the women of color are behind the scenes handing microphones, running around, producing or often writing plays and speeches without being given credit for their […]

21/02/2016
Africans must stand in their Power!

An open letter to my fellow Africans.! Each of Us must stand in our own supreme power! I am writing to you because we must stand in our power as Africans. I hope you will be patient and take the time to read my open letter. It has been a month now since we left […]

25/09/2015
Goals Adopted! Now let's implement them!

What a day! World Leaders have committed to 17 Global Goals to achieve 3 extraordinary things in the next 15 years. End extreme poverty. Fight inequality & injustice. Fix climate change. The Global Goals for sustainable development could get these things done. In all countries. For all people. Join us! We are totally committed in […]

08/01/2014
50 Unsung Heroes to Watch in 2014

Happy New Year 2014. We wish you a very prosperous and successful year. 2013 was a very busy and enlightening year for us. We have learned and have been privileged to meet some incredible people, followed their work and saw them changing many lives. We thought you would love to meet the 50 people we […]

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