She Inspires Me

Marie Louise

My name is Marie Louise and I am 29-years-old. I thank the sponsor who paid for me, despite the fact they didn’t know me, the knowledge they allowed me to get is already paying off.

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Denise: In her own words

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Marie Słodowska Curie

Scientist. Innovator. Seeker.

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Writer. Speaker. Feminist.

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Mae Jemison

Astronaut. Adventurer. Gamechanger.

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Immaculée

Seamstress. Designer. Survivor of war.

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Xhelile

Farmer. Entrepreneur. Survivor of war.

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Emmeline Pankhurst

Leader. Reformer. Pioneer.

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Nadia Murad

Ambassador. Champion. Survivor of war.

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Amal

Visionary. Advocate. Survivor of war.

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Slava

Slava is a Syrian refugee and lives in a town close to Mamzawa, Erbil, with her husband and young son. She arrived in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) one and a half years ago, after her husband deserted the army, not willing to leave her on her own to

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AFOFIA

Afofia graduated from our programme and established a co-operative with fellow participants. "Slowly, I am able to solve the challenges I was facing in my life," she shares. Read about the changes she has been able to make to her life.

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Sabina

Sabina was two years into high school when war broke out in Bosnia-Herzegovina. She was never able to return and finish her education.

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Philomene

Philomene has been a Women for Women International trainer in Rwanda since 2005.

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Remzije

When Remzije lost her husband at a young age and was left to raise their five children alone, she never imagined she would become a local business leader. She found new inspiration and a way forward after joining Women for Women International

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Roseline

Mother. Activist. Survivor of war.

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Huma

Huma’s transformation inspired her two daughters to finish school and become financially independent before they eventually married.

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Francoise

Francoise now has enough income to provide for her family, pay her children’s school fees, and continue to invest in her business.

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KINDA

Kinda has battled every adversity to build a successful business in the Kawergosk refugee camp.

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MAKFIRE

After the war in Kosovo, Makfire helped to rebuild her village from scratch. The cooperative she started is bringing prosperity and pride back to her community.

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EUPHRASIE

Euphrasie grew up surrounded by the horrors of the Rwandan genocide. She now has a successful beadwork business, owns her own home, and supports her five children.

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ZHAL

Zhal is a mother of five who has overcome extreme poverty to give her family a brighter future.

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ROSELINE

Once a woman confined to her home, Roseline has become an active member of her community and a champion of women’s rights.

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MUKUNDE

Mukunde is a 40-year-old entrepreneur from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. She supports her four children by selling handmade soap and crops from her small piece of land.

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