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        Insights from the Digital Skills, E-Commerce & Social Media Training for Today’s Woman (DGBizWomen)

        Women entrepreneurs going through a practical session on digital skills , e-commerce and social media tools at DGBizWomen training. Organized by Circumspecte and One Baobab, led by Jemila Abdulai and Naa Oyoo Quartey, with Facilitation by Efo Dela.

        In more ways than one, 2016 has been a year of looking back and teaching. It’s been quite a whirlwind. From telling the backstory on Circumspecte during our 9th anniversary celebration to discussing the not-so-glamorous details about being a solopreneur. And then there are the blogging, social media and digital skills trainings – six and …

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          The Lost Boys: Misogyny & Ghana’s Looming Gender Crisis I

          Father and daughter watch the sunset. Father daughter relationships are important to a woman's growth.

          “The jury is still out on whether Archbishop Duncan Williams is a misogynist or simply a shepherd who wants the best for this flock of female followers.” So goes the introduction of an article I started writing on October 30, 2014, but never finished. Almost two years later, that sentence is still valid. Actually, scratch …

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                Madonna Kendona-Sowah & Raffia: Weaving Social Consciousness into Ghanaian Design

                Raffia Ghana Fashion Gift Ideas

                I came across Raffia while going through my Facebook newsfeed a year ago. It wasn’t the fact that the up and coming fashion brand has the same name as one of my favorite cousins, but rather because it – or more specifically, its trademark “batakari” – was so familiar. It represented ‘home’. I reached out …