It's Mother's Day! For me, it is a day to be grateful for all the mom's in my life - my mom, my aunts, Dr. Aruna Chinnakotla (mom's friend and a mom in spirit) and my grandmothers. It is also a day that I thank the women who are devoted to educate all girls. I spent an awesome time raising funds today to bring education to girls in need. I have spoken about Aarti Naik and her phenomenal work in educating girls in the slums of Mumbai. Hats off to you, Aarti and I dedicate the
A big part of She Dreams is engaging my peers in spreading the message of the need of women's education. My friend Anika Sharma and I were discussing the obstacles to women's education, and I requested her to illustrate a piece based on them. She is such a really talented illustrator! What do you think?
Flaviana Matata was born and raised in Shinyanga Tanzania and grew up only with a father figure for most of her life as her mother had sunk to her death in the MV Bukoba in 1996. Attending Kowak Girls Mission Secondary School as her secondary education, she then did a diploma course in Electrical Engineering at the school Arusha Technical College, and finally transitioning to the pageant life in Miss Universe Tanzania. Not only is Matata the proud winner of multiple prestigio