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Breaking News: AWYE Releases List of 30 Most Influential women in the Western Area Rural District 2023.

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Breaking News: List of 30 Most Influential women in the Western Area Rural District 2023 Release.
Breaking News: List of 30 Most Influential women in the Western Area Rural District 2023 Release.

The executive director for Advocacy For Women and Youth Empowerment Ibrahim Marvel Kamara has on behalf of organization shared the List of 30 Most Influential Women of 2023.

The list is a star-stud and in equal measures a list of women who are the embodiment of narrative changing. Advocacy For Women and Youth Empowerment started a journey few years in making sure they spotlight change makers in West Area Rural District. Advocacy for women and youth Empowerment Is a national youth led and women focused
Advocacy Organization established by forward looking young people in order to assist women
and youth across Sierra Leone in raising their voices for their rights and entitlements.

In their press release

“PUBLIC ATTENTION!

Advocacy For Women and Youth Empowerment is pleased to announce the names of the 30 Most Influential women in the Western Area Rural District 2023.

These women have gone through the internal vetting process by the award steering committee. The award committee is satisfied that those that make up the list of distinguished women this year are fit for purpose. They have shown commitment, hard work and dedication in all they are doing.

The grand awarding ceremony is scheduled for February 25th 2023 at the Western Area Rural District Council Hall.

Kind Regards
Ibrahim Marvel Kamara
Executive Director AWYE”

FULL LIST OF THE 2023 THIRTY MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN IN THE WESTERN AREA RURAL DISTRICT

1 ISATA PESSIMA  = CEO MOANDEMAH FOUNDATION

2 MARIAMA SAHID = COUNTRY REP INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DIPLOMACY FORUM 2023

3 MRS MIRIAM HAWA BAIO = HEAD TEACHER MARANATHA PRIMARY SCHOOL LEICESTER.

4 MARIANA OLAYMATU BUNDU = CEO MEDIAWIZZ MULTIMEDIA PRODUCTION COMPANY

5 NDEYE FATU KOROMA = MCC COORDINATOR

6 BADRIATU TURAY ALGHALI = QUALITY ASSURANCE OFFICER, N.E. W

7 MRS. LUCY MAMIE EGBENDA = HEADMISTRESS FBC PRIMARY SCHOOL

8 SAFINATU BASSIE = HEAD TEACHER BAPTIST CONVENTION PRIMARY SCHOOL

9 FANTA JOHNBULL = YOUTH OFFICER WARD

10 ISATU ISHA HOLLAND COLE  = CEO, HOLLAND COLE FOUNDATION

11 MADAM KHADIE KABIA = PRINCIPAL, SUNDAY FOUNDATION JUNIOR SECONDARY

12 TITTY MEMUNATU SANNOH = PRESIDENT CFN

13 CLLR ZAINAB TEJAN SIE = COUNCILOR WARD 398

14 DR SYLVIA FASULUKU = DISTRICT MEDICAL OFFICER

15 LOIS CRISPINA TAYLOR = JOURNALIST, LION MOUNTAIN RADIO

16 ISATA TEWOH SMAIKA CONDE = PRESIDENT WATERLOO SPORT COMMENTATORS.

17 ELIZABETH BREWAH = COUNTRY LEED COORDINATOR GOOD DEEDS DAY

18 THERESA AGNES SACCOH = PROPRIETRESS DANTRIMAK SCHOOL

19 SUSAN FATMATA BUNDU = CEO SUSAN B FOUNDATION

20 MASSAH JAJUA = PRINCIPAL TOMBO JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL

21 MRS CHRISTIANA SIDIQIE = HEADMISTRESS HUNTINGDON SECONDARY SCHOOL

22 ISATA HARDING = DIRECTOR, INITIATIVE IN CAPACITY BUILDING ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONAL

23 ZAINAB KARGBO = CARPENTER

24 KADIATU KARGBO = YOUTH ACTIVIST.

25 FANTA FOFANAH = CEO, NEWTON WATER COMPANY

26 JUSTINA ZAINAB CONTEH = CEO ST GEORGE’S FOUNDATION

27 NANAH SHERIFF BARRY = DEVELOPMENT WORKER

28 ISATU G BARRIE = PRINCIPAL, MUHANAD JONDY SECONDARY SCHOOL

29 MABINTY MOIJUE = VICE PRINCIPAL, ST CLEMENT SECONDARY SCHOOL

30 ABIBATU UMAR SESAY = CEO WOMEN AND GIRLS INSPIRED SIERRA LEONE.

 

AWARD OF SPECIAL RECOGNITION TO MEN SUPPORTING RURAL WOMEN EMPOWERMENT.

  1. IBRAHIM YAINKAY SESAY

  2. RAHMAN TOM FARMA

  3. MOHAMED BELLO YILLAH

  4. KASHO HOLLAND COLE

The event ceremony will take place on the 25th February, 2023.

 

 

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Festus Conteh is an international youth that functions conveniently in all forms of writing including article writing, news, script, content writing, constitution and project/proposal writing. Writing is fun to Festus and has brought fame and recognition in his clime. In 2019, he was awarded best upcoming writer in an online writing completion that was organized by the Association of Sierra Leonean Authors (ASLA). After his impactful contribution to national development and cohesion through writing, he was nominated for the African Genius Award for the Best Writer in Africa Award Category an award he lost to one of the greatest African Writers - Chinua Achebe. In 2022, Festus was one of the applicants to the Commonwealth Youth Council (CYC) as Vice Chairperson (Policy and Advocacy) a process that met imperil feedback. As a freelancer, Festus has written articles for magazines, newspapers, and media houses and his articles have attracted big media houses including BBC, Aljazeera and Legit. Ng and is the Head of Programs at Salone Messenger a public relations firm based in Sierra Leone with the latest news and information. He is the founder of Africa’s Wakanda a platform that spotlight the beauty of Africa. Festus is also a perpetual volunteer in life-changing causes and has shown great commitment and dedication to being a catalyst and solution to the challenges faced by young people like himself. Festus currently serves as the Secretary General of the Africa Youth Leaders movement which is a network of youth between the ages of 20 – 30 years who have shown achievement, leadership potential and commitment to make a difference. Festus is also the Africa Focal Point of Youth for Change Initiative, which is a platform through which young people can access resources, be empowered and given the opportunity to grow to become useful members of society who will participate in the development of their communities and nation. Along with another Africa Youth platform, Festus has Co-Founded the Future of Africa initiative which is an advocate forum with the aim to bring together local and international socio-economic stakeholders to support innovative programs aimed at advancing the radical and practical progress of adoption awareness-vulnerable children and youth and youth leadership-through interlinking local, regional and international resources and opportunities.