Tag Archives: Radiant Woman of Action

  • Esther Ijewere

    Esther Ijewere: Breaking the Silence on Gender-Based Violence

    This feature is part of the 2017 Radiant Woman of Action series. See the full list here.  Esther Ijewere wears many hats: writer, activist, youth advocate, mother, and the executive director of Rubies Ink Initiative. Esther sees each day of her life as a gift that has been given to her, and...

  • Breaking The Silence On Nigeria’s Rape Culture — Wana Udobang

    The Radiant Health Women of Action is our list of inspiring women taking action to improve the health and well-being of African communities, whether on the continent or in diaspora.  Passionate and multitalented journalist Wana Udobang bypassed cultural taboos to write about the Mirabel Rape Cen...

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  • Stella Damasus

    Radiant Health Woman of Action: Stella Damasus

    Fans of Nollywood know that Stella Damasus has been acting for years. But Damasus’ off-screen role as the founder of an arts non-profit may be slightly less known. The performer launched the Stella Damasus Arts Foundation in 2010 to help mentor Nigeria’s youth. SDAF offers programs in acting and...

  • Radiant Health Woman of Action: Ify Nwabukwu

    “It Does Not Have To Be So” Ify Nwabukwu is a registered nurse with a bachelors of science in nursing, but when her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer back in 1990, the family’s next step wasn’t immediately clear. Nwabukwu’s mother needed a mastectomy, but she could not afford one....

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