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Category: Women in Diaspora

22 Sep

Kimberly Casiano: Representing The Hispanic Diasporians

In as much as there are a lot of women out there who are capable of leading businesses and organizations as well as starting up their dream agencies like their male counterparts, they still face limitations that emanate from the aged long adversary called gender inequality. Records have been broken, times have changed, and women are very hungry, hungry to change circumstances, to become somebody, to be famous and to also impact their world. Many of the women in these categories have not been far from their dreams even in places like the diaspora where it might seem impossible.  Women in the diaspora have done and are still doing tremendous things in places that they do not refer to as their place...
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31 Aug

Janice Bryant Howroyd: Leading effectively through passionate service

Janice Bryant Howroyd is an African-American woman, born on the first of September, 1952 in Tarboro of North Carolina, United States of America. Her father had a mixed race, his ancestry was of both Irish and Cherokee, but Janice mother is an African-American. This astute woman is energetic and passionate, self-inspired and very diligent. Being self-inspired is traceable to her early days in life, as a teenager in Tarboro. She suffered the torments of racism being a black girl in the midst of other white children. She was the first and only black student while in high school. According to Janice, “back in high school, there was so much racial discrimination, there was no joy in returning to school the next day...
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4 Aug

Living Dreams and Changing Lives- Tolu Olubunmi

Tolu Olubunmi is definitely a Nigerian native but working endlessly in achieving the American dream. She was 14-years-old when she moved to America and wanted to become an engineer. Tolu worked hard in school to make her way into a top university and she achieved her goal. She graduated with a degree in chemical engineering in 2002. But unlike so many other college graduates, Tolu’s undocumented status kept her from the jobs that she was otherwise qualified for. Being a determined young woman, she began to think of how to improve the life’s of immigrates like herself, then she decided to devote her time to changing immigration policies in the US so that others will have the opportunity to realize their own...
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21 Jul

Mimi Alemayehou: Representing Africa Across borders

Born in Ethiopia and raised in Kenya and the United States, Mimi Alemayehou is a development and finance professional. She attended St. Austins Academy, then moved to St. Austins Academy secondary school, Nairobi, Kenya, and Drew College Preparatory School, San Francisco, California, USA. She obtained her bachelor's degree from West Texas A & M University, Texas, in the USA, and a Masters degree in International Business and International Law & Development from Tufts University Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Medford, Massachusetts, USA   Alemayehou is currently the Managing Director of Black Rhino Group, an investment consulting firm focused on promoting greater efficiencies in African infrastructure development. She is also the Executive Advisor and Chair of Blackstone, one of the world’s leading...
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