A Saturday Morning Experience

I know we’ve been talking about giving women opportunities while encouraging us to be bold for change but last Saturday, I had the most bizarre encounter with a fellow woman. So a friend invited me to participate in the filming of a business series as one of the panellists. It was to take place at

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Together we Can do so MUCH!

In case you have ever wondered if serious partnerships ever happens in this group, this post is for you… This morning, I woke up to the news that Mothers’ Delivery Kit is approved for use at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH), the biggest facility in Rivers State, where we will now be

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5 Lessons to Learn From Yayah Jammeh

So a lot has happened in the last few weeks in Gambia, ending overnight with the final stepping down of Yayah Jammeh who had released a statement on June 16, 2015 that he should be addressed as “His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr. Yahya A.J.J. Jammeh” Here are five lessons from the fall of His

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Resolve to Quit Wishing and start implementing

  In 2011, when I wanted to start my first organisation,www.brownbuttonfoundation.org. I was confused, scared of taking risks and afraid of failing. To mitigate any potential loss, I went to the house of a close friend of mine and told her about my plans to start the organisation and what I wanted to do. I also

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Key Element for a Grant Proposal

Wondering what a competitive grant application should contain? Eileen Alma, who has had over a decade experience with an international development funding organisation and who is currently the Director of the Women’s Leadership Centre of the Coady International Institute, shared this with us: Cover Letter Provide a cover letter on organizational letterhead signed by the

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Launching a New Brand – Leveraging on Affordability

Last week, my team and I launched PROFILE PEAK; our ultra affordable digital visibility, strategy & branding company for businesses, small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs), NGOs and individuals across Africa. ‘Ultra affordable’ because I’ve been there and I know how tough expending money can be as an SME. Getting value for money has never

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