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March 28, 2018

Ahaspora Mentor Spotlight: Samlara Baah

Samlara Baah  is an HR professional  with over a decade’s experience in the field. She moved to Ghana from the United States where she grew up and attained an MBA in Global Business. Having lived just about 4 years in Ghana she has worked with nonprofit organizations to provide non-skilled workers […]
March 28, 2018

INFOGRAPHIC :: Women of Ahaspora

In 5 amazing years Ahaspora which was founded by a Ghanaian woman, has blossomed into a solid network of individuals of African descent from across the globe. In this infographic, we take a look at some intriguing facts about the women that make up the young professionals group. A good […]
March 26, 2018

African Women Bring the Heat to 2018 Winter Olympics!

Anyone who’s been paying attention knows that when it comes to athletics generally, black people kick ass! But when it comes to the Winter Olympics, uh- not so much. We’re conspicuously underrepresented. Aside from logistics problems, this may be due in part to the fact that our melanin was made more for the sun than it was for […]
March 24, 2018

Winnie Wakaba Shares Wakanda with Volta School Kids

Early January this year, following all the hype surrounding the movie Black Panther and quite in love with the lessons and insight it would surely offer, I came up with the idea to take my Junior High School students to see Marvel’s latest masterpiece. I’m a Peace Corps volunteer serving […]
March 24, 2018

We Are Wakanda: An Open Discussion on a Marvelous Film

“I feel like this movie was more for African Americans than Africans.” “The truth of the matter is that Wakanda represents a place where black people are celebrated.” “Wakanda is real. Much of the science we know of today, has roots in African historical practices” “Isn’t it true that colonization […]