My name is Joy Ruhigisha Gihana, founder of Family Life and Beyond. I Have a Bachelors degree in Legal Laws (LLB) and a Masters degree in Counselling Psychology. I currently work as family/mental health therapist and also tech in the faculty of healthy sciences at Norquest College here in Edmonton. I am happily married to...
IPU is a weekly Podcast that showcases emerging and established business owners, philanthropists, and influencers from the African diaspora.
Sandra Muchekeza is the co-founder of Asili Kids, a children’s brand dedicated to the entertainment and education of children through African stories. Sandra started Asili Kids with her sister Dorothy to address the lack of children stories reflecting African realities. Asili Kids celebrates the connection between identity, culture and community for African children around the...
Judicaelle Irakoze is a burundian feminist, passionate with articulating about gender inequalities. She is the founder and Executive Director of Choose Yourself, an non profit organization building a world where gender equity reigns through community building. She also runs Abigaelle Closet, a fashion company empowering lives through fashion. She is a publisher author. Her story...
Valmy S. Karemera was born in Rwanda and moved to North America as a teenager. He became an Adventist while studying Biology in Canada, after which he went on to pursue his graduate studies in the US. He is currently a investor and resides in the Houston Area with his wife and tow children. Follow...
Greetings, my name is Wokie Zaria Kiamue. Born in Monrovia, Liberia, I relocated to the Commonwealth of Dominica with my parents when I was just five years old. My mother and I immigrated to the United States when I was six; my father joined us two years later.
My name is Yinka Akinsanya, born in Lagos, Nigeria. I only transferred schools from Nigeria to the states 4 years ago. Like my environment back home, I’ve been lucky enough to settle in a city (Saint Paul, Minnesota), that consists of the poor and the rich, so to my advantage I have been able to...
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Hi I’m Judie a.k.a Jay Tessie, I’m a Sagittarius, which means I’m very stubborn and extremely creative. I’ve never been one to follow the norm and I try to steer away from traditions. I was born to Rwandan Parents who like any immigrant story moved to the United States in search of a better life and good education for their children. Watching their struggles inspired me to create a platform for Immigrants to share their story of their pursuit of happiness to make sure others don’t have to face the same obstacles.
Hi I’m Eric a.k.a Cado. I grew up around the world and by the age of 19 had visited more than 10 countries. I've always admired the work ethic across the different cultures I lived in and one thing specifically drew me in. Every culture and region had game changers, innovators and bold dreamers that impacted their societies. Their stories were fascinating and made me want to share them someday. Well, the opportunity arose to start a podcast and here I am sharing the stories of African immigrants and those in the African diaspora and loving every minute of it.
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