Women you should know: Wangari Maathai
#mygirlsquad / Culture

Women you should know: Wangari Maathai

Wangari Muta Maathai was born in Nyeri, Kenya (Africa) in 1940. She was the first woman in East and Central Africa to earn a doctorate degree. Upon returning to Kenya, Maathai dropped her forename, preferring to be known by her birth name, Wangari Muta.¬†When she arrived at the university to start her new job, she … Continue reading

Behind the Buisness: Fauzia Awale, Fawwies Workshop
Behind the Business / Business

Behind the Buisness: Fauzia Awale, Fawwies Workshop

Beauty has always had its standard dictated by magazines and makeup houses. The standard has always had a bias that many could not relate to. Specifically in Africa, the under exposure of African beauty as a standard has not been thoroughly explored. Darker shades are not emphasized for mainstream magazines, and frustration around this issue … Continue reading