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Fempower Edition 2

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We have missed you here, how have you been?The month of June has been a roller coaster of emotions for all of us.
In between dealing with #Covid-19 and #GeorgeFloyd’s untimely demise, 2020 feels a bit grimmer with every headline.You may be feeling powerless, but you are not!
Please use your voice whenever you can and find a way to support organizations that you believe in.

In the Headlines:

13 minutes :Sophia Bekele’sSlant onRacial Injustice
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10 minutes :Beyoncé Supports Black Lives Matter in Powerful Graduation Speech

Watch Video Here

Kenyan Lecturer On The Rise
With App For COVID-19 Contact Tracing

Read More@tandaabiashara



 These Virtual Mental Health Resources for
Black Women Can Make All the Difference
Read More@cosmopolitan
We’ve also got some great tips:
How To Stay On Track With Your Career Goals (Without A Job)
Believe in yourself. It can be hard to believe in yourself when you’ve been trying to make something work for a long time. Sometimes you just lose faith in your own ability to make it work or see it through. One of the best ways to stay strong in your belief in yourself is to keep track of your successes, even the small ones. When you’re feeling down on yourself, go back to the list of successes and review them. Remind yourself that you are capable and you can make this work.
Schedule informational interviews: Sometimes, the easiest way to discover what you want to do next—or never want to do—is through the people in those positions. When you no longer have supervisors or teammates to fill in the blanks of other roles and industries, don’t be afraid to reach out to your network (and beyond) and start scheduling regular informational interviews. Be specific in your ask and come prepared.
Listen to this powerful speech by Deshauna Barber on why you should never give up, crown up queen!https://www.youtube.com/embed/w71aDaGAtHs?autopause=0&playsinline=1&muted=1&responsive=1
Community Opportunities:

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1. Register: http://community.missdotafrica.digital/register/
2. Go to the Resources>Events page here:
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3. Click on the FemPower:
Neo WAY Global ZOOM Event link and when asked “How have you heard about WAY events?” Indicate Miss.Africa Digital
We are always excited to hear from you…..In honor of #Georgefloyd , we would love to hear how you are using your voice to fight #racialinjustice in your country, or in the world .
Do send us an article or a video on eoi@dotconnectafrica.org and we will feature it as a guest post during our next release in a month’s time.This is your moment of glory! The Tribe cannot wait for you to shine!
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