I’ve officially given up. I’ve surrendered to the colonizers what I’ve invested 5 years of schooling and 15 long years working towards. I’ve been in denial, mourning the loss for years now. Today I accept it. The system is too large, the sexist players too monstrous and the racist gate keepers too imposing for my … Continue reading Farewell to this Career
Wow, it's been months since I could find the words to be heard. So much has happened yet so little has changed in the international development space. At the same time, my world evolved today...I had a win...and with it I won back my dignity, my self-confidence and my sense of value in competence. This … Continue reading I needed a win…and I got it!!!
Sorry I couldn't write. I don't even have back up articles to make up for the missing weeks. I had another breakdown...lost my vision again. And this time there was no one around me to help. I was alone, so alone. [Inserted edit - that's actually not true. I'm not alone, I just feel that … Continue reading Sorry
A global tragedy. Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 passengers which crashed on March 10, 2019 near Addis Ababa, killing all 157 passengers and crew, included: 32 people from Kenya, 18 from Canada, 9 each from Ethiopia and Britain, 8 each of Italy, China and the United States, 7 from France, 6 from Egypt, 5 from Germany, … Continue reading R.I.P: 157 People of 35 Nationalities lost in Plane Crash
The caged bird sings with a fearful trill of things unknown but longed for still and his tune is heard on the distant hill for the caged bird sings of freedom. - Maya Angelou, “Caged Bird” (1983)