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‘I’ll Marry When I Want,” watch Memory Banda’s Inspiring TEDTalk (Video)

Memory Banda’s life took a divergent path from her sister’s. When her sister reached puberty, she was sent to a traditional “initiation camp” that teaches girls “how to sexually please a man.” She got pregnant there — at age 11. Banda, however, refused to go. Instead, she organized others and asked her community’s leader to …

Entrepreneurs Leadership

20 Influential African Women Entrepreneurs & Leaders in America to Watch in 2017 | The Influential List

Ladybrille Magazine is proud to unveil its third installment of its ’20 Influential African Women Entrepreneurs and Leaders in America to Watch’ list. This edition, consistent with prior ones, features women from diverse backgrounds, ethnicities, and industry sectors. Nevertheless, what unites them are their powerful stories of pursuing the American dream and succeeding. Indeed, whether in …