Sierra Leone’s Mariatu Esther Kabba Among Top 15 Graduates From The Global Unites Master Trainers Academy
Sierra Leonean Journalist and founder of Strong Women Strong Girls Sierra Leone, Mariatu Esther Kabba has made it to the Top 15 Graduates From The Global Unites Master Trainers Academy
Mariatu Esther Kabba is a Journalism Mentor working for BBC Media Action Sierra Leone, a 2021 Mandela Washington Fellow, a writer and activist for girls’ empowerment and peacebuilding. She is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Strong Women, Strong Girls Sierra Leone.
Mariatu Kabba mentors women and girls across Sierra Leone, teaching them about menstrual hygiene and health. She urges “each one of us to start by becoming a mentor to a girl or two in our communities, because that’s what Leadership for the Future: Resilience and Inclusion means.” Get inspired by her Ignite Talk:
The Global Unites Master Trainers Academy is a program that has been running under the name GU fellows program for the past three years.
It’s a course of the theory and practice of peace building with an emphasis on community mobilizing and grassroots engagement. The course takes a deeper dive in to the pillars of Global Unites along with other core teachings on Peace Building. The course also has special workshops and stand alone training on public speaking , training of trainers , self care , monitoring and evaluation, fundraising and organizational development.