The Organisation of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA) joined General Electric Company (GE) and Santa Clara University’s Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship on June 9 to advance social entrepreneurship to improve maternal and child health outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa.… Read More African First Ladies Advance Maternal Health Care Goals in Africa
New York, NYC — On April 28th, 2014 high-level policy makers from Africa highlighted their experiences supporting young entrepreneurs in an effort to defuse what UNCTAD Secretary-General Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi called an “employment time bomb” in developing countries as their populations grow and get younger. Coming up is the UNCTAD’s Empretec Women in Business Award… Read More The 50th UNCTAD’s Empretec Women in Business Award (WBA) to elevate global young entrepreneurs in Geneva, Switzerland
Wangari Maathai, the Kenyan environmentalist and 2004 Nobel Peace Laureate, was fond of recounting a children’s story she’d been told on a visit to Japan. A huge fire breaks out in the forest, runs the tale. The animals are transfixed and overwhelmed by the conflagration. All of them but a hummingbird, who resolves to do… Read More The Hummingbird and the Climate Summit
Dear Race Manners: When I’m walking on a sidewalk and white folks are approaching, do I step aside and hit the grass, or keep moving straight forward and make them move? Usually I’m the one who gives them the path, especially if it is a woman. But either way, I feel like I’m offending my… Read More Why Am I Stepping Off the Sidewalk for White People in 2014?
Since March 2010, Tropics Magazine has played a pivotal role in inspiring and encouraging its global readers to follow their dreams, to get inspiration from other successful public figures and to basically continue to strive upon success. Today, June 26, marks the 40th birthday celebration of one Bisila Bokoko who is internationally known for her leadership and… Read More Happy Birthday to a Legend: Bisila Bokoko
Meet Kevin Richardson, a zoologist and animal behaviorist, has raised and trained some of the most dangerous animals known to man. The kind of animals most people come to see on African wildlife safaris are what Kevin refers to as his playmates. To do this he does not use the common methods of breaking the… Read More Meet Kevin Richardson – The Lion Whisperer
Tropics Magazine (Oct./Nov) issue is out – http://issuu.com/tropicsmagazine/docs/tropics_magazine__oct-nov_2013_ Dear reader(s), Tropics Magazine ‘Double issue’ is finally out and we feel so blessed to count you on our readers list. The Superwoman, Waris Dirie (www.desertflowerfoundation.org/), is starring this issue and she is sharing her experience as a Mother, a Supermodel, an Actress and a Human Rights Activist with all… Read More Waris Dirie covers Tropics Magazine ‘Double Issue’ (Oct./Nov. 2013)