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If one hasn’t experienced inequality as a woman, they’ve seen the headlines, heard the grievances, and watched people suffer through gender polarization. What is beginning to emerge now, though, is the belief that the discrimination women have faced in the past doesn’t have to–and will

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On April 2nd, Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs held their 13th annual African Economic Forum, aimed at connecting home-grown solutions to the continent’s problems. Uzodinma Iweala The forum commenced with an impactful and inspiring keynote held by Uzodinma Iweala, medical doctor, CEO and Editor-in-Chief

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Last night BET aired the annual Black Girls Rock! awards and it was thoroughly entertaining and inspiring. A plethora of African-American women from various backgrounds, professions, and age groups gathered at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark for the 10th Annual “Black Girls

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Technology is the future, and a growing number of women entrepreneurs in Africa are starting their businesses with low-cost devices such as mobile phones. Ayomide Condotti exemplifies this model as she started her business with a Blackberry phone using the messenger feature to sell low-cost

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Applause Africa celebrates the vibrant and colorful nation of Senegal today on their 56th year of independence from French colonial rule. Renowned for their griots, musicians, and cuisine (P.S. They invented Jollof!), Senegal has always been a global epicenter of African arts and culture. More recently,

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