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    Omdat jouw verhaal er toe doet!

    (English text after Dutch Text) Female Wave of Change heeft de ambitie om de wereld te veranderen in een betere plek voor iedereen. Het is een wereldwijd platform voor vrouwen (en mannen) van alle rangen en standen, met ruimte om uit te groeien tot leiders en veranderaars die verantwoordelijkheid nemen voor hun toekomst, de toekomst van hun gemeenschap en van de wereld. Female Wave of Change viert verandering door vrouwen wereldwijd te inspireren door online en offline verbinding te maken, kennis en ervaring te delen en een golf van nieuwe kansen te initiëren.  Terwijl de wereld diep getroffen wordt door de pandemie en de economische crises blijft FWOC zich volop…

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    Green Spaces for your Health and Wellness

    Female Wave of Change focusses her projects on 5 pillars: Humanity, Education, Health, Economics and Environment. In this article Marxine Waite from the Environment Team shares her vision in Green Spaces. Environment en health There are many ways in which all the four pillars of Female Wave of Change intersect and interact. Green spaces, especially in urban settings are a great example of how the pillars on environment and the health are interconnected. Green spaces are open, natural areas that have been preserved especially for vegetation, greenery and could also be a habitat for various animals, birds and soil organisms. Green spaces are of critical importance in an environmental context…

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    My story by Ntsiki Adonisi-Kgame

    July 2020 is the Female Wave of Change Story telling month: Stories matter and we want you to share yours! Today Ntsiki Adonisi-Kgame shares her story. It is widely accepted that the legal profession, specifically in the mining industry, is still a largely male-led space, writes Ntsiki Adonisi-Kgame. “This fact presents the women in these areas with many barriers, but also countless opportunities. Women in the legal profession face numerous issues, which include: under- representation of females at senior levels; inconsistent allocation of work; inadequate exposure; unequal pay with male counterparts; lack of promotion and business development opportunities; and failure to retain woman attorneys, particularly women with children. Women tend…

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    My story by Elizabeth Banda

    July 2020 is the Female Wave of Change Story telling month: Stories matter and we want you to share yours! Today Elizabeth Banda shares her story.   Gift of Love   “My name is Elizabeth Banda. I am a mother of two, a girl who’s eleven years old and a boy who is three. I would like to share my story on how we effectively managed and reduced the effects of autism on our daughter.  My daughter was diagnosed at the age of two; she couldn’t say a word until she was three. We tried numerous avenues, from various forms of therapy to diet plans, you name it! But I would…

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    My Story by Viola Edward

    July 2020 is the Female Wave of Change Story telling month: Stories matter and we want you to share yours! Today Viola Edward shares her story from being a serial migrant to growing into a serial awardee. From Serial Migrant to Serial Awardee “I am a relational being, passionate, adventurous, and in love with humanity, people, and nature. I am an eternal student, a traveler who is madly in love with psychology. I am a polyglot, a sister, a wife, a real and true friend for many.  Together is better As a creative social entrepreneur, business consultant, and advisor, I guide senior leaders and their teams to evolve their organizations’…

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    My Story by Lily Lynette Bashe

    July 2020 is the Female Wave of Change Story telling month: Stories matter and we want you to share yours! Today Lily Lynette Bashe from South Africa shares her story! After a long career as a teacher I now wish to travel! “Born 8 April 1956. I am married to Michael Mkuseli Bashe and we have three grown up girls and granddaughters. We are both retired. Our wish is to travel. We had started but our tour was cut short because of the Corona Virus. My life as a teacher I hold Bachelor of Education from the University of South Africa. This was after I had done my Higher Secondary…