‘It is difficult for me as a journalist to see important stories go untold. But perhaps more important, as a woman of color, I am pained when the powerful stories of incredible women and minorities are not brought to light’. Amisha Padnani
The International Womens day 2018 saw a number of phenomenal women being featured in news articles. It is a privilege to come behind the trailblazers who fought battles as pioneers that many of us will not have to. We celebrate all trailblazers, whether listed here or not. We begin from a local (Kenyan) perspective to the global arena.
We would love to know – who is your phenomenal inclusion trailblazer?
Please share with us through: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Our very own Kenyan trailblazers…
You can click here to read on these phenomenal women
2. The Women of Africa BBC series
‘If your dreams do not scare you, they are probably not big enough’ HE Ellen Sirleaf Johnson
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3. ‘Overlooked‘ Series on the NYTimes
‘Obituary writing is more about life than death: the last word, a testament to a human contribution. Yet who gets remembered — and how — inherently involves judgment. To look back at the obituary archives can, therefore, be a stark lesson in how society valued various achievements and achievers…Now we are adding stories of remarkable women’. Amisha Padnani and Jessica Bennett. March 8 2018.