Archives for June 2012

Rio + 20

Published on 25 Jun 2012 at 1:55 am. 1 Comment.
Filed under diaspora,positivity.

I have spent the last week performing and speaking in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. I was invited by the United Nations Foundation to present at Rio+Social, a forum where activists, politicians, moguls and artists discuss how social media and new technologies can serve the greater good. It’s part of Rio+20, the U.N.’s conference on sustainable […]

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AFRICA RISING: THE GRASSROOTS MOVEMENT TO END FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

Published on 11 Jun 2012 at 4:01 pm. 2 Comments.
Filed under Africa,film.

Self determination, grassroots activism & women’s empowerment = a beautiful thing. Check out this amazing documentary entitled AFRICA RISING. It premiers tonight on the Africa Channel. Read more below: Every day, 6,000 girls from the Horn of Africa to sub-Saharan nations are subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM). With fierce determination and deep love for […]

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