Woman of the Month

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“We need to promote development that does not destroy our environment”

Kenyan environmentalist and activist Wangari Maathai would have turned 73 years old today. In 1977 she founded the Green Belt Movement, a non-governmental organization focused on  environmental conservation. The Movement has helped Kenyan women over the years to plant trees and fight deforestation while generating income, it is estimated that more than 51 million trees have been planted since. On top … Continue reading

Woman of the Month: Khanyi Dhlomo

Khanyi Dhlomo is a respected woman in her native South Africa and one of Africa’s Most Successful Women, according to Forbes. Khanyi started her promising career when she took control of True Love Magazine in 2002. She completely changed the tone of it by incorporating newer features that appealed to  young South African. Her contribution to the magazine … Continue reading

Woman of the month: Julie Gichuru

Our lady of the month is Julie Gichuru, a mother, an entrepreneur, a lawyer, an activist and a journalist who hails from Kenya.  A native of Kenya, Julie Giruchu started her career as a Talk Show host for NTV Kenya where she presented On the Spot, one of Kenya’s most viewed. She later joined Royal … Continue reading