Women Leadership and Mental Wellbeing
Hi my name is Millie Rasekoala, and I am here to invite you to our African Women Leadership and Mental wellbeing Programme starting on
the 20th of November 2021. This is a new cohort from the first group that finished on the 25th of September 2021
From the 28th of August 2021 to 25th September 2021, every Saturday, for 5 weeks, women from over 23 countries in Africa, the
Maldives, Australia, New Zealand and the United States gathered together to explore leadership concepts such as Integrity, Forgiveness,
Resilience, Abuse of Power and Strategies for Mental Wellbeing.
Initial Feedback has been that the course has been transformative and what has been learnt is being applied to enhance relationships,
improve leadership styles and to heal deep seated resentments.
The feedback has led to a high demand for the programme, with many women requesting regionally or country focused programmes.
Some graduates of the programme have formed groups to tackle issues and challenges raised during the sessions, Kenyan women for
example have formed a group to petition their government to address the issue of domestic workers in foreign countries being abused.
Others like the Nigerian women are already preparing for a Nigerian women focused course for as early as February 2022. African women living in the United States have requested a programme for their region to ensure women in the diaspora are not excluded.
We are now in the process of training and developing others to deliver this programme in all parts of Africa. This includes facilitators,
technical support personnel, moderators and videographers.
"The African continent calls itself home to a generous 1.8 billion people. With Africa’s population set to double over the next 30 years
and as we are set to be home to over 1.7bn people under the age of 25, Africa will have the highest working-age population on the
This is all the more reason to develop the leadership skills of our burgeoning population. We have not scratched the surface in terms of
the numbers that we want to reach.
Your continued support of this initiative is what will keep the dream alive, in creating an Africa that works for all.
It is fitting to quote a participant who said:
‘Thank you very much to the organisers and sponsors for the course. I had so much load I was carrying which affected my leadership.
But after this course, a lot was learnt, burdens lifted, and hope restored. Forever grateful’.
PLEDGE ONE: $25- $50
REWARD: Thank you note and 1 session recording
PLEDGE TWO: $100- $150
REWARD: Thank you note and 2 session recordings
PLEDGE THREE: $300- $500
REWARD: Thank you note, You will be able to nominate up to three African women to be recipients of a scholarship for the course as well as 3 session recordings
PLEDGE FOUR: $1,000
REWARD: Thank you note opportunity to nominate up to 5 African women to receive a scholarship as well as making a special mention of your company and include your logo on the landing and registration pages of our websites. All the welcome slides for each event and the
course community Facebook page will feature the following message: "This event has been made possible with the generous contribution from the following organisations."
THE DEVELOPMENT & FUNDRAISING TEAM
Dr. Margaret Oloko is a Kenyan and Director of the ALT Foundation. She is an Associate Professor of Business Administration at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) in Kenya. She has a passion for leadership transformation and has taught the
subject in Kenya (at JKUAT and Kenyatta University, KU) and in Ghana (at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology,
Ms. Angela Philp is a French national and worked for UNESCO, where she cemented her passion for the advancement of women’s
leadership. She continues to work with humanitarian organisations while developing her skill in leadership coaching and training, ontology, meditation and physical strength, all with the goal of helping women own and embody their full leadership power.
Rev. Dr. Eileen L Epperson is from the USA and has been an ordained Presbyterian minister for over 30 years. She has been active in
interfaith dialogue and cooperative interfaith projects for 35 years. She has a private practice in spiritual coaching, focusing on
forgiveness, a hidden driver of mental wellness.
Mrs Millie Rasekoala is South Africa born in Ghana and grew up in the United Kingdom. She is the owner and Managing Member of White
Hall Trading and Projects, a training, skills and development company. She is a life and entrepreneur coach and skills development expert. Millie has been internationally trained as a life and entrepreneur coach with the International Coaching Federation.
Mrs Tolu Afonja is a Nigerian. She is an integrative certified Life, Relationship and Marriage Coach, nurturing individuals and couples
evolve to thrive to optimise the best versions of themselves. She achieves this through providing solutions as a Faculty Member and Chief Operating Officer of Olusola Lanre Coaching Academy (OLCA) in Lagos; and as the the Lead Coach with Evolve2Thrive Limited. She has
over 20 years’ experience as a Human Resource Professional cutting across Education, Banking, Consulting and Coaching.
Mr. Daniel Kamanga is the Founder & CEO, Africa Leadership Transformation (ALT) Foundation, driving The Africa Leadership
Transformation (ALT) Foundation’s vision of transforming leadership as a key to an Africa that works for everyone. Mr. Kamanga has
brought the developers and fundraisers together to see this project come to life.
Mr. Jeremy James Debnam is Chief Crew in the United States Air Force. Jeremy has joined the fundraising team to assist us in receiving
the funds that are raised and oversee its disbursement. He is also vigorously spreading the word regarding this project and its impact on
the continent and the diaspora.
Rachel Barwell: Rachel’s career in adult education spans corporate, indigenous academic, and prison environments in Australia and New Zealand. She implemented two innovative literacy programs throughout New Zealand prisons. Witnessing environmental
degradation and poverty in Tanzania in the mid-1970s, Rachel has maintained a lifelong interest in Africa. Not only is she part of the
fundraising team, she is also training a team of volunteers in Africa to join the technical production team for the African Leadership and
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