ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK – MERLINE ULYSSE – CEO OF ZAWADI CONCIERGE

Merline Ulysse’s mini bio

Merline Handfield-Ulysse is the brain behind Zawadi concierge Services, Zawadi Creations and Collections.

She is also the founder of the International Leadership Empowerment Movement Ltd (ILEM), an entity that provides leadership training, coaching, mentoring and conferences for corporate entities locally and internationally.

Also, Merline is the founder and managing director of YELAH a youth centred organisation that teaches, trains and motivates youths, mentor fathers, empowering women, assisting individuals in developing their talents and becoming more innovative. Merline is a two times award-winning author, award-winning youth talents development of 2016, recipient women development award of 2019 as well as the recipient of all women achieving award “AWAA” 2020.

Merline is a certified international speaker, trainer, mentor and coach with the John Maxwell Team, a certified CBT practitioner, mental health facilitator for the UK OCD Action, facilitating group for OCD, BDD and hoarding.

Merline, has an amazing network of young innovators that she works with as part of a youth leadership program that she has created a few years back. Back in the Turks and Caicos Merline served in various capacities helping young people as a youth leader, and motivator, she has volunteered her time at various schools such as the BWIC, CHHS and RHPS.

Her experience in the UK has compelled her to make a difference in her community by availing herself to be of help to those who are trying to find their way through that new environment. Moreover, she has created a few courses to help individuals find their purpose in life.

Merline is currently doing a degree in international development theology and religious studies with the hopes of becoming a diplomat, early last year she published her very first manuscript “The common needs journal “, which is a philanthropic work.

This journal is about a journey of self-discovery and growth. She is currently in the process of writing a second book, though the narrative will be different, the passion will remain the same.

 

 

http://merlineulysse.com/

https://www.yelah.org.uk/

https://www.amazon.com/Common-Needs-Journal-Merline-Ulysse/dp/1912551012

 

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KIDS CORNER REALITY ONLINE COMPETITION TAKES PLACE IN NIGERIA

Do u have kids, siblings, relatives, or a friend’s kid who is between the ages of 8-12 and can sing the Nigerian national anthem? Then kindly sign them up for the kiddies corner Online competition beginning from April 2020. Don’t be idle ….See e-flier for more details on how to participate and win big prizes.

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, PROFESSOR UDUAK ARCHIBONG, BASED IN BRADFORD

Biography

Professor Uduak Archibong PhD MBE is Professor of Diversity at the University of Bradford, UK, where she directs the Centre for Inclusion and Diversity and provides strategic oversight for equality and diversity across the institution. She is Fellow of the West African College of Nursing and Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing. Her research, teaching, and knowledge transfer activities broadly cover the areas of workforce diversity, diversity competent leadership development, family-centred health care and cross-cultural negotiation

of community/family access to, and engagement in health and social services. Her research interests have been influenced by many years’ experience of working closely with leaders and senior managers within the healthcare and higher education arenas both in the UK and internationally. She has recently led to completion a major multi-million European Commission funded action research project, GENOVATE, across 7 European Universities and is currently involved in a multi-million Horizon 2020 project, RRING, along with 22 international partners in Europe, China, Africa, India, Japan, North America and South America.  She is also involved in a national research study ‘Cracking the Concrete Ceiling’ which seeks to explore the impact of the ‘Diversifying Leadership’ programme of the Leadership Foundation [now part of Advance HE] on UK Black and Minority Ethnic Academic staff. This study is in collaboration with Royal Holloway, University of London, the University of East London and the Equality Challenge Unit [now part of Advance HE].  She is the Guest Editor of a recently published Special Issue of the Journal of Psychological Issues in Organisational Culture entitled ‘Reframing Diversity Interventions in Austere Times’.

 

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, SADE SANGOWAWA – FOUNDER OF CULTURES CIC

Sade Sangowawa – Founder  and Chief Executive, Cultures CIC
Sade Sangowawa is the founder and chief executive of Cultures a community interest
company based at 66 Dovecot Street, Stockton which aims to advance the economic, social and cultural integration practices for disadvantaged BME, Refugee and migrant
communities in the Northeast. She is also co-founder founder of YFT Consult a Health and Cultural awareness consultancy.

She has designed various projects for schools and communities aimed at promoting social and economic inclusion of new communities. She is a strategic thinker with a passion to increase cultural awareness and entrepreneurship in disadvantaged communities through collaborative work. One of such project is Cultures Homes aimed at providing affordable housing for Migrants while helping to develop skills needed in a new environment.
She is the founder of the A Taste of Africa events in its 17th year in Tees Valley and The Black History Youths awards.
Also co-founder of the first integrated enterprise women’s network in Tees Valley called
Buddy group. She is also a cultural awareness trainer and author of various books e.g. Similarities and Differences, Dare to be Different (Religious Resource), Black inventors, Black achievers, Black British Achievers resource for young learners, RAWE (Raising Awareness of Work Ethics) etc.
She hold a BA in Business Management and MBA (Masters in Business Administration).
She has won few awards over the period. Married with 3 children.

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK , ANZIR BOODOO – ORIGINALLY FROM MAURITIUS

Anzir Boodoo is a freelance Urbanist working around transport, planning and urban sustainability, and has worked extensively with The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (in the UK and Mauritius), Planners Network UK, Living Streets Leeds, Zero Carbon Yorkshire and Leeds Disabled People’s Organisation. He also co-founded Leeds Disabled People’s Organisation CIC to provide an independent campaigning voice for disabled people in the city, which has since worked with Leeds City Council, West Yorkshire Police and Leeds Pride

 

As an artist, he works with storytelling, puppets and light, with a diverse portfolio of work exploring Biology, Physics, History, Propaganda, and the environmental impact of technology. All this work is done in collaboration, both with The Superposition collective of Artists, Scientists and Makers he helps to run, and with outside partners. He has exhibited at Light Night Leeds, Leeds Science Week and Superposition’s ASMbly Festival.

 

Anzir Boodoo MRes MILT | Urbanist, Samuel L. Foxton

http://samuellfoxton.wordpress.com

Twitter: @samuellfoxton Facebook, Pinterest & YouTube: Samuel L. Foxton

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HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT BELMONT HOTEL, ABUJA, NIGERIA

BELMONT HOTEL  offers exquisite luxury rooms in a serene environment. Our outdoor bar and restaurant is cosy, warm and friendly. We offer an exceptional and exciting home away from home.

The hotel also consists of an impeccable conference hall with well maintained facilities and a refreshing environment, A well stocked bar with a wide range of drinks and a lounge acclaimed as a state of the art five star sanctuary.

AT BELMONT HOTEL we not only go the extra mile in providing first class customer satisfaction but we are also a PARADISE UNDER THE SUN

We are located at

Plot 1032 Anthony Ani street opposite finance quaters wuye, Wuye, Abuja, Nigeria

FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 0818 283 6357

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KENYA IN THE PARK 2020 -THE 25 & 26TH OF JULY , DO NOT MISS IT

This Years KENYA IN THE PARK 2020 events celebrations shall be taking place on the 25th and the 26th of July 2020 at Ashton Playing Field, 598 Chigwell Road, Woodford Wells, Woodford Green IG8 BAA

KENYA IN THE PARK continues to attract a diverse range of audiences from around the world.  This Annual event is all about African Entertainment, Community cohesion, Music, Food, Cultural activities and so much more.

WATCH THIS SPACE FOR MORE UPDATES

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