Leah Ngini founder St Christophers Scool Kenya

Leah Ngini

Founder & Director, St. Christopher’s Kindergarten, Preparatory and Secondary in Nairobi, Kenya. A first of many, she has been an inspiration to her community, and an influence in education for women in East Africa

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Ela Gandhi Gandhi Development Trust

Ela Gandhi

Founder & Trustee Gandhi Development Trust. She is a founding member of the Natal Organization of Women, which joined the ANC Women’s League, joined the ANC and the SACP in which she was chosen as a central committee member. Ela was nominated and accepted to serve on the Legal Aid Board of South Africa.

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sheila freemantle tintsaba

Sheila Freemantle

In loving memory - Founder & Managing Director Tintsaba, Master Weavers in Sisal. Sheila Freemantle left us on October 29, 2012. Sheila impacted so many lives. Watch, Listen, Read, her inspiring words of wisdom of how to change the lives of thousands with love. Help her legacy live!

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Philippa Reiss Thorne | Philippa Thorne | gone rural | wisdom exchange tv

Philippa Reiss Thorne

Managing Director, Gone Rural, Swaziland. Impacting hundreds of rural women by creating jobs through high-quality hand-crafts. During Philippa's tenure, she has doubled business turnover, quadrupled artisan incomes, and fostered a positive economic impact on Swaziland’s rural communities by enabling women to earn money while maintaining their customary lifestyle.

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Olive Luena, CEO Tanzania Gatsby Trust guest on Wisdom Exchange TV

Olive Luena

CEO of Tanzania Gatsby Trust; nominee for the Africa Hunger Prize. In 1990, she was appointed by Pope John Paul II as a member of the Vatican Pontifical Council of the Laity and was recently appointed by the president of the United Republic of Tanzania as a trustee to the Presidential Trust Fund, her third appointment. A real leading lady!

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Meaza Ashenafi guest on wisdom exchange tv

Meaza Ashenafi

Chairperson Enat Bank, Lawyer & Women Activist in Ethiopia. Meaza contributed to the inclusion of women and children’s rights provisions in the 1995 Constitution of Ethiopia. She was identified as one of the five prominent women’s rights activists worldwide.

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