Le parcours de Clarice, co-fondatrice de l’association durable SustainTable

Le parcours de Clarice Co-fondatrice de l’association durable SustainTable Le développement durable. Qu’est que cela signifie réellement ? Comment pouvons-nous concrètement, au quotidien, respecter davantage l’environnement dans lequel on vit ? Contribuer à un projet ou créer une association qui a un impact durable. Pourquoi et comment se lancer consciencieusement dans cette aventure ?   Afin d’aborder ces thématiques, j’ai pensé qu’il serait pertinent de discuter avec Clarice, titulaire d’un bachelor en biologie et bientôt d’un master en science de l’environnement ainsi que co-fondatrice de l’association durable SustainTable. Dans ce portrait, Clarice partage avec nous son parcours, ses convictions quant au développement durable, l’impact de son association SustainTable ainsi que ces considérations afin de construire ou contribuer à un projet associatif durable. […]

PART II Voice to Voice: Mariama, poet and advocate with Djénéba

Voice to Voice with Mariama, poet and advocate and Djénéba PART II Voice to Voice is a series of questions and answers on wellness, creativity and arts between Mariama, a poet and women’s rights advocate and Djénéba, founder of Sɛbɛnni Ni Taama. It is a conversation between two creatives willing to flourish and  learn from each other journeys.  If you have missed the first part, here it is. Mariama writes poetry in French and English, she describes herself as a “an extraordinary nobody who writes ordinary wonders” you can discover her words throughout this post and in her brand-new instagram La Chenille Râleuse. Djénéba’s answer – Mariama’s question As everybody is reflecting on the ending decade, what are the things […]

Voice to Voice: Mariama, poet and advocate with Djénéba

Voice to Voice: Mariama, poet and advocate with Djénéba Voice to Voice is a series of questions and answers between Mariama, a poet and women’s rights advocate and Djénéba, founder of Sɛbɛnni Ni Taama. It is a conversation between two creatives willing to flourish and most importantly to learn from each other journeys. It strives to foster a sense of community, to openly discuss our authentic concerns, to inspire each other to take the necessary steps to thrive in our own lives. A necessary process in order to expand our imagination, to explore different possibilities. But most of all to remind ourselves of our inherent strengths and successes to keep going through the journey. Mariama writes poetry in French and […]

Cynthia’s journey building her passion project: her creative brand

Cynthia’s journey building her passion project : her creative brand Are you considering starting your passion project? Do you think that you don’t have the time, the resources, the skills or the motivation necessary to manifest your aspirations? Creatives and artists have a general tendency to ponder and wait until things get perfect, until they are completely ready and comfortable, to start investing in their craft. Yet, most of the time the only thing that urgently needs to be done, first and foremost, is to start. Perfectionism and fear can be the biggest dream killers. What’s more lessons and skills will be learnt and mastered along the journey. Being on purpose does not mean being perfect or popular at what […]

Deux voix, définition de soi, définition de voile

Deux voix, définition de soi, définition de voile J’ai recueilli les propos de deux jeunes femmes qui ont bien voulu partager avec moi une partie de leurs histoires. Ensemble, nous avons choisi de remanier ces mots, en utilisant une langue concise pour mieux faire entendre leurs voix. La voix de Mariam // Septembre 2018 – Montréal – Canada Quelle est ton histoire Mariam ? Réflexions complexes et diverses Convictions éthiques et religieuses Reconnexion spirituelle et culturelle. Beauté et reconstruction de soi Définition du monde et amour de soi Amour de l’autre et morale.   Quelle est ta voix Mariam ? Je suis voix, choix et foi Artiste. Je suis plurielle, passionnée et engagée Politologue. Je suis créative, activiste Et profondément Féministe.   […]

Le parcours de la photographe Ashley Moponda

Le parcours de la photographe Ashley Moponda Ou comment faire face à une période de transition tout en découvrant sa passion Les périodes de changement ou de réajustement sont intenses, fortes en questionnement, souvent synonyme d’instabilité ou même de déprime.  Elles peuvent durer plus ou moins longtemps, en réalité, elle dure aussi longtemps que l’on en a besoin afin de passer à l’étape supérieur dans nos vies. Elles émanent d’un besoin de changement profond. Lorsque tout s’effondre, il faut inévitablement tout reconstruire un par un. On ne sait jamais où, quand, ni comment ces épreuves peuvent frappés. On peut toutefois tenter de se préparer mentalement en prenant continuellement soin de notre mode de vie. Lorsqu’on passe par ces épreuves il […]

Conversation with Melba Sandi

Conversation with Melba Sandi   Multi-Faceted Creative & Blogger I recently had the pleasure to interview Melba Sandi a gifted Tanzanian creative! Her personal journey to creativity inspired me in many ways to start and being more consistent in regards to my own creative journey and I hope her words will have the same impact on your path. Her journey to creativity has been nothing less than a great journey to self-discovery and of self-confidence. Her creative work is not only something she takes pride in it is in accordance with herself. It is only when she decided to really get to know herself and her needs that she subsequently lived more authentically, started being more consistent and that great opportunities […]

Conversation with Pamela Ohene-Nyako

Conversation with Pamela Ohene-Nyako Historian in becoming, Communicator, Activist, Multifaceted artist, Founder of Afrolitt’ Some women scream inspiration, motivation and admiration. So when you find out what their history is, where they actually come from, the steps they took to arrive where they are, it relieves you. It makes you ponder about the tools necessary for you to truly make manifest the best of yourself. Pamela is that type of woman. Pamela is of Swiss and Ghanaian background. In Switzerland, she created the new, yet already successful literary group regarding literature from Africa and its diaspora called Afrolitt’. It is one of a kind in the region as it questions how stories featured in Black fiction can relate to oneself, one’s […]

Conversation with Kierra Yvonne Fields

Conversation with Kierra Yvonne Fields Poet, Writer, Photographer, Artist, Traveler Kierra is an empowering personality whose journey and words are beyond inspiring. Kierra is an African-American who has a very special relationship with Africa. She recently published a poetry collection, Roots & Tides, which details her initial travels through Africa. This work demonstrates the importance of knowing oneself. A genuine awareness of our identity definitely matters for self-development and self-realization. I am impressed by her healing process, her consistency and her sincerity in bringing out the jewels of her being. Her passion for writing and travelling and her fascinating creative work which bring out those two paradigms together are particularly powerful. It is exactly what Sebenni ni Taama stands for, writing and travelling as […]

Conversation with Vanessa Anta Keita

Conversation with Vanessa Anta Keita Creative, Mama, Writer-in becoming Vanessa truly has a unique, powerful and empowering personality. She is the type of woman who will not only make you laugh out loud with her hilarious sense of humour, eases you with her naturally peaceful behaviour and encourage you throughout her incredible words. Her creative work, her philosophy, her positive way of life, the way she  works for the advancement of herself and her people is something I found to be intriguing and admiring too. However, what strikes me the most about Vanessa was her natural sense of self and her confidence especially in our day and age where insecurities and self-hate have become a commodity. We talked about confidence, her […]