Archive | March 2015

Listen to the Podcast: “FLOETRY By JulietKego” Vol (I) March 22, 2015

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“FLOETRY By JulietKego”

Vol (I) March 22, 2015

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“First, you must find your words. And you must find and embrace your voice. Then, you must use your voice in a way that aligns with your highest intentions and purpose.” ~Juliet ‘Kego Ume-Onyido

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WWN Announcement: Join us for a Livestream of “Floetry by Juliet ‘Kego”

Join Whole Woman Network’s Co-Founder and Executive Director, Juliet ‘Kego Ume-Onyido, every Sunday evening for a LIVE radio show: “FLOETRY By Juliet ‘Kego”

The first show airs LIVE today Sunday, March 22nd, 2015
Time: 6 :00 pm – 7 :00 pm EST on 105.9 FM The Region

Theme: Celebrating International Women’s Day and World Poetry Day

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Random Musings: Highlights of International Women’s Day, The Joy of Finding a Perfect Bra (Warcoal) et al

Have you ever attended an event and a few days later, you suddenly realize that it was such a special experience and it needs to be captured with a blog post?

Well, about a week ago, I attended an international Women’s Day event, and I was blessed to exchange sacred energy and share space with some phenomenal women in York Region/GTA. It was a remarkable night of inspiring stories, sisterhood, celebrations and empowerment. Most of all, we had an awesome time socializing and we all had a whole lot of fun!

(Important to mention here that some of the topics we discussed were so damn hot that we literally set the place on fire! Like, seriously, candle to paper fire 🙂 That’s how much fun we had).

 

International Women's Day Lunch Angel Freedman Juliet Kego Ume-Onyido

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Postcards From Africa #4: International Women’s Day – Celebrating African Women Leaders and Influencers

 

nana_asmau Whole Woman Network#InternationalWomensDay #IWD2015 #RaisingANewGenerationofAfricanLeaders

A few years ago, in my research into Nigerian/African women leaders, someone caught my eye. A poet, erudite scholar and teacher, who advocated nomadic education and empowerment for women as far back as the 13th century.

 

Her name is Nana Asma’u (the daughter of Usman dan Fodio, founder of Sokoto Caliphate). Asma’u represents the education, influence and independence that is possible for women across all faith and remains a model for African feminists till date.

 

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