Introducing myself and my journal: Educating Rwanda's Next Women Leaders

Akilah Institute for Women
Posted March 28, 2011 from Rwanda

About Me:I am very happy to join all of you in this community! Thank you for the opportunity. At the Akilah Institute for Women (based in Rwanda), approximately 70 young women are receiving an education in the hospitality and tourism industry, computer literacy, the English language and leadership. With a strong emphasis on leadership, Akilah trains these young women how to stand-up for themselves, take pride in their personal and professional roles in Rwanda, as well as the global community, and how to set ambitious goals as future leaders of their country. I am a part-time instructor, as well as the Managing Director of a new English language service for the broader Kigali public and private sector.

My Passions:Women empowerment, education, children, travel, new cultures

My Challenges:Not enough time in a day

My Vision for the Future:Peaceful coexistence all around the world

My Areas of Expertise:Managing programs, business development, program strategy and implementation, teaching

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Jensine Larsen
Mar 28, 2011
Mar 28, 2011

So wonderful to welcome you to this amazing community. I was just in Rwanda and so inspired by all the brilliant young leaders. I met the Founder of Akilah, and loved learning about your work. Exciting that you are now here, and I can't wait to hear your stories and dreams, and the dreams of the others from Akilah. please make yourself at home and network with all the women from over 180 nations! Murakoze for speaking your truth.

Warmly, Jensine Larsen, Founder of World Pulse.

Fatima Waziri - Azi
Mar 30, 2011
Mar 30, 2011

Hey there! Welcome to PulseWire!

It’s so exciting having you with us, I am sure you will have a fabulous time with your new online friends as well as find this to be a very positive experience. I encourage you to take advantage of the numerous resources and features available through our vibrant online community. Welcome again to our global community and I look forward to hearing more from you here on PulseWire!

Jennifer Yi
Dec 03, 2012
Dec 03, 2012

Dear friend,

I just came across you page, and with your background in public service/community development in a post-conflict environment (I believe education and tourism are key players in community development), I thought you might be interested in this opportunity in the US.

Travel, accommodation, and meals are paid.

Deadline to apply is February 1, 2013

Here is the link:

Kind regards,

Jennifer World Pulse Online Community Management Volunteer