Happy International Women’s Day 2023!

#Nwanyibuife #HappyWomensDay! #EmbraceEquity

1. “Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.” —Toni Morrison

2. “Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women.” — Maya Angelou

3. “Women are the real architects of society.” — Harriet Beecher Stowe

4. “No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half of its citizens.”—Michelle Obama

5. “The best protection any woman can have… is courage.” — Elizabeth Cady Stanton

6. “The fastest way to change society is to mobilize the women of the world.” —Charles Malik

7. “A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform.” — Diane Mariechild

8. “Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world.” — Hillary Clinton

9. “A Woman in harmony with her spirit is like a river flowing. She goes where she will without pretense and arrives at her destination prepared to be herself” — Maya Angelou

10. “The problem with gender is that it prescribes how we should be rather than recognizing how we are. Imagine how much happier we would be, how much freer to be our true individual selves, if we didn’t have the weight of gender expectations.” — Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

#Nwanyibuife Happy International Women’s Day! #EmbraceEquity

The Origins of Cooperative Economics – A Black History Month Event on February 8, 2023 #ROSCAS

Join us on February 8 at 8:00 pm EST!



 Moderated by: Dr. Caroline Shenaz Hossein, University of Toronto


 Andria Barrett, The Banker Ladies Council 

 Mabinty Bangura, The Banker Ladies Council 

 Juliet Kego Ume-Onyido, Black Women Professional Worker Co-op/Whole Woman Network

 Jonah Chininga, Co-founder, WOVEO (Formerly ‘The Miq’) 


UoT: 2022 Worlding Feminist Political Economy Lecture Series.

“Freedom can’t be contained within a paradigm that is individualistic.
One can not be free alone: freedom is collective.”
— Dr. Angela Davis

“The 2022 Worlding #Feminist Political Economies was a Blast this year!

@UTSC @UofT students learned about #collective & community driven political economy.

Thank you @OsccoMiraya and @FrancisGrandaB for all of your wonderful work, with #DISE

@AfricanaEconomy.” – @carolinehossein

Truly honored and thankful to be a part of the 2022 Worlding #Feminist Political Economies Lecture series. What an incredible/phenomenal year this has been! A huge thank you to mentors and heart-centric leaders like Prof. Caroline Hossein of the #UniversityofToronto for inspiring so many of us to reimagine the SolidarityEconomy & #BlackSocialEconomy. A lovely shout out to Prof. Michelle Stack of the #UniversityofBritishColumbia…And other thought leaders in this space such Dr. Jessica Gordon Nembhard and Dr. Keisha Blain. We stand on your shoulders.👊

Deep appreciation also to the amazing teams at #AfricanaEconomy#DISECollective, and of course the masters/phd/post-graduate 🎓 students of #UniversityofToronto @utsc @uoft for their participation, insightful questions, and for joining us in co-creating a space for shared learning about #Collectives#Cooperativism#CommunityDrivenPoliticalEconomy.

And to all the fellow speakers and panelists from across the globe, thank you for sharing your lived experiences, knowledge and wisdoms.” – Juliet Kego Ume-Onyido #WorldingFeminist#SisterhoodSolidarity

“No one’s free until everybody’s free.” – Fannie Lou Hamer #Ubuntu#Nwanyibuife🔥#BlackFeministTheory