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Yesterday I attended a private screening of the film “Girl Rising”, hosted by Vital Voices. I cried. Here I was, choking back tears and yet, these girls showed such courage in sharing their stories.  The film is focused on the need for girls education and how it’s an…

  Yesterday, I attended the Africa Now! Concert with my Beninese friend at the historic Apollo theater in Harlem, NY. The feeling of being at a venue where much talent has been found and celebrated is indescribable. But what caused a stirring in my soul was being there…

For some time now I’ve been trying to find a word that describes the magic of youth – the unspoken energy that makes youth so fearless and non judgmental about themselves and their dreams. This morning I had a discussion with someone who has become a mirror of…