NAFSHIYAH SYLVIE NDAHIMANA
Nafshiyah Ndahimana is a Rwandese blogger currently based in Rwanda. She relocated to Rwanda after spending several years within the corporate world working as a Business Analyst within the banking industry and more recently as an Operations Manager within the private and public sector in Paris, London and Brussels.
Nafshiyah grew up in Rwanda, Tanzania and Ivory Coast before pursuing her undergraduate and graduate studies in Montreal, Canada. She holds a Master's degree in Applied Finance. She has always had at heart to be able to give back to the African continent after seeing her home country Rwanda collapsing into the Genocide of the Tutsis in 1994 and also experiencing racism within the Western world as a young migrant.
When she is not writing or working on projects focusing on the betterment of the global black family she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, gardening and reconnecting with nature.
Jameila Coleman was born and raised in Chicago IL until the age of 14. She moved to Milwaukee WI and had a chance to experience life around other cultures and nationalities of people. Although she had positive and negative experiences in this new environment; she quickly learned how the world viewed her and other Black people in America. She lost her only sibling to excessive force from a Milwaukee police officer; she and her family were evicted from an apartment building after living there for 2 months due to neighbors complaining about seeing Black people living in the complex and she was called a Nigger from a racist for the first time in her life and also dealt with Racism on the jobs she had. She later became an entrepreneur and advocate for Black economical empowerment. She earned her Human service Associates degree at Milwaukee Area Technical College and Bachelor's of Science degree in Human Service Management at Cardinal Stritch University. She has served as a board of directors for Gods kidz in the Hood who served underprivileged families and volunteered at walkers point teen shelter for at-risk youths. Her passion is finding solutions to the economical crisis that African people face around the globe and connecting the Diaspora to the continent of Africa. She has dedicated her life to this cause. When she is not researching information to find ideas and solutions to the cause, she enjoys spending time with her children and reading and teaching them history. Her philosophy is " If you believe, you can achieve and "Together we are better".
She believes that the uplifting and healing of the Black family will lead to the uplifting and healing of humanity as a whole.