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#CelebratingWomenWhoDare -Dr Mina Ogbanga: Social Scientist & Trailblazer, Creating an Innovative Biofuel Gel for Domestic Cooking Initiative…

Dr. Mina Ogbanga

Ananke Platform shared a series of insightful dialogues on mainstreaming gender, sustainability and STEM. It was a 2-part series of titled –“STEM: PATHWAY TO SUSTAINABILITY” – featuring various dynamic women, who are trailblazers in STEM.
[To read the articles Click Here for Part ONE and Click Here for Part TWO].

#CelebratingWomenWhoDare One of those featured is our own Dr. Mina Ogbanga.
Dr Mina Ogbanga
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from Nigeria, Dr. Mina Ogbanga’s was enrolled in the College of Medical Sciences when she used to dream of transforming her home country for good. In addition to being a social scientist with a PhD degree in Sustainable Development Studies and another ongoing PhD in Public Policy; Dr. Mina has research and technical interest in Renewable Energy. She has an incredibly immense track record in STEM, with specialization in clean energy.

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#CelebratingWomenWhoDare – Obie Agusiegbe, CEO EnvironFocus Incorporated.

mj4sxduo“Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.” ~Maya Angelou

WWN™ #CelebratingWomenWhoDare series is excited to profile Obie Agusiegbe, –a dynamic member of Whole WoMan Network. A woman who has blazed a trail in environmental sustainability, waste management and community service.

Obie Agusiegbe is the Chief Executive Officer of EnvironFocus Incorporated.
EnvironFocus Show and Tell” events in the Toronto area are must attend showcases, linking industry practitioners and members of their communities. They are interesting hubs with an eclectic mix of spoken-word/poetry performances, innovative products & services, engaging speakers with unique perspectives on diverse issues and in the past, some events have had finger-licking, healthy Nigerian foods (courtesy of Suya Paradise Catering & Events)!

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EnvironBuzz MarketPlace – Shop Green!

 

EnvironBuzz Marketplace is an EnvironFocus Initiative run by Obie Agusiegbe, a member of the WWN Community. She created the online store to promote green vendors and their products. Featured product include LifeStraw Go With 2 – Stage Filtration and the LifeStraw Personal Water Filter shown below. To see more green products visit here.

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LifeStraw Go With 2 – Stage Filtration

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#PostcardsFromAfrica: The Lady Painter – Udoka Uju|#CelebratingWomenWhoDare

“Art, freedom and creativity will change society faster than politics.” ~Victor Pinchuk

At Whole WoMan Network, our #PostcardsFromAfrica series is always looking out for African youths, especially young ladies who do ordinary things in a unique, extra-ordinary way!

Women who dare beyond the boundaries of their environment and explore their unique gifts, abilities, talents and skills. Today, we’re celebrating a creative entrepreneur, an artist, social enterprise catalyst and youth leader -The Lady Painter: Udoka Uju

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#CelebratingWomenWhoDare |Leah Karimi: WWN Entrepreneurial & Community Leadership Spotlight!

Financial Literacy Month Whole Woman Network

 “When a woman has knowledge which is power, it impacts and benefits the whole family.  I’m maximizing my potential and I started doing so at the age of 21. I believe that once the women realize the potential they have and maximize it, then we will have successful homes, communities and countries. It is my calling to reach as many women and people, in general, as I can. Together, we can make poverty become something of the past.” ~Leah Karimi~
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Toronto Women’s Expo 2014: Presenting Forbes Riley April 11, 2014 Luncheon!

Forbes-flyer1Join Us For a Luncheon with Forbes Riley,
Celebrity Entrepreneur, TV Personality and
America’s Most Innovative Fitness Expert

Fri. April 11, 2014 from 11am – 2pm

 

April 11, 2014 at Delta Toronto Airport West
(For early registration discount, USE YOUR PROMO CODE: WWNTBWS)

Register Now (Early Bird Only $47)
Remember to USE PROMO CODE: WWNTBWS

Forbes Riley is one of today’s most accomplished entrepreneurs, a highly sought-after spokesperson, motivational key-note speaker and life coach to celebrities and CEOs. She has helped millions take positive action in their own lives by sharing her passion for and unshakeable belief in the impact a healthy lifestyle can make in your life.

Having been literally laughed off the show similar to The Shark Talk, Forbes re-mortgaged her house and went “all in”, promoting the product that she fell in love with. Long story short, she ended up selling over $2 Billion (with a “B”) worth of product primarily through TV infomercials.

E! has produced a TV special profiling each of these hot new products and their talented creators, filmed Got Rich Quick: Outrageous Fortunes. Forbes, crowned “America’s Fitness Innovator,” is passionate about finding unique ways for people to get and stay healthy through food and exercise. She’s known worldwide for starring in the feature film about raw food, Super Charge Me!

Please join Forbes Riley and dozens of other success-focused female entrepreneurs and professionals for a luncheon on Friday, April 11, 2014 at Delta Toronto Airport West from 11am – 2pm

Register Now (Early Bird Only $47)
Remember to USE YOUR PROMO CODE: WWNTBWS

P.S.: Remember to bring a lot of business cards. If there is a venue to make great business connections, this is going to be the one.

P.P.S.: Forbes Riley is also speaking the next day, Saturday, April 12 at Business Wealth Summit 

( A $297 Value! USE YOUR PROMO CODE: WWNTBWS and the Business Wealth Summit event is COMPLIMENTARY (No-fee) to you!

Press Release: Richmond Hill Women’s Networking Association

 

Press Release

The founder of the Richmond Hill Women’s Networking Association, Josephine Vaccaro-Chang, has handed leadership of the Association over to Miss Angel Freedman, effective immediately. The Association has a strong membership and Miss Freedman looks forward to getting started. The first meeting of the year is on Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the York Regional Police Station, Community Room, 171 Major Mackenzie Drive, Richmond Hill, ON.

Miss Freedman brings her expansive business experience, marketing skills, community engagement and social work background to the group.

Miss freedman looks forward to her new role as President of the Richmond Hill Women’s Networking Association, “Where York Region’s Business Women Gather in Richmond Hill.”

At this time we want to thank Josephine Vaccaro –Chang for making Richmond Hill a better place to live, work and play! We wish you great success in your future endeavours.

If you want to learn more about the Richmond Hill Women’s Networking Association and how to RSVP for this very important first meeting, please contact Miss Angel Freedman angelfreedman@rogers.com 905-780-8119.