Member Joanna Korpo Ballah has exciting news to share! Thanks to the generosity of a philanthropist in Canada, the organization where she serves as executive director — Alliance for Women and Children Development — has two new sewing machines. The sewing machines will help women in the community make menstrual pads. Visit their Facebook page to learn more!
Today, at a ceremony held at Bakau Katchically Community Centre, Women’s Federation for World Peace awarded Rohey Njie, a member of the Women’s Creative Leadership Network, with a certificate in recognition of her contributions towards women’s empowerment in The Gambia. Other recipients of the award include Alhagie Bah and Hon. Amadou Camara aka Ahmad Tijan.
The Women’s Federation for World Peace is a women’s organization that promotes women as an essential ingredient in creating a peaceful global society. The organization is united globally by this vision while addressing the unique issues and barriers in each region on the grassroots level and through high-level events.
Member Joanna Korpo Ballah recently facilitated a two day capacity building workshop for more than 50 single mothers in Monrovia, Liberia. Joanna is the executive director of the Alliance for Women and Children Development and this was their first event of the year. Congratulations on a successful event!
After a lot of planning, member Banti Borgohain Bhuyan joined together with some ladies in her community earlier this month to create a new women’s organization called Singkhap Mahila Samiti. Through this organization, they will create opportunities for women from rural areas to do innovative work that promotes education and empowerment.
One of our members, Ashley Jackson, is conducting a survey about leadership and project management for her dissertation. If you have experience in these areas, please complete her survey by clicking here.
Ashley, we wish you all the best with your research!