Tag: Social Media

Reflections on Dorie Clarks Standout

If you are struggling with the question, ‘How do I find my breakthrough idea and build a following around it?’ Dorie Clark’s Standout: How to Find Your Breaththrough Idea and Build A Following Around it, is the book you should be reading. This is a three-part, and nine-chapter book that should take you at least nine days to read. Dorie Clark uses a simple language and her examples are easy to relate to. The book is filled with questions that should guide your reflection. According to Dorie Clark [...]

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The Role of the Media in Advancing the Rights of Persons with Albinism in Malawi

Introduction: Emergence of Violence against Persons with Albinism in Malawi It is estimated that Malawi has a population of between 7,000 and 10,000 people with albinism. Government of Malawi reports indicate that since 2014, 18 people with albinism have been killed, 14 abducted, three are missing, and 28 burial sites have been robbed by individuals and gangs. 69 cases have been reported to the Malawi Police Service since 2014. The Association of Persons living with Albinism (APAM) has registere [...]

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Lessons from Leading Youth Initiatives in Malawi

This blog is as a result of a few meetings that I have had with fellow youth leaders in my country, Malawi, who have been asking me to share some of the lessons I have learned from running youth initiatives in Malawi. For the past four years, I have lead two youth initiatives, Youth to Youth Empowerment, and Maphunziro265 as founding national coordinator and Co-founder and CEO respectively. Let me take this opportunity to state that I am not the founder of Youth to Youth Empowerment. Tayani Vinc [...]

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