Tues., 12/7*
Akua Soadwa
Bag Lady: Overcoming the Past to Live for the Present

Akua Soadwa is the visionary behind NYC’s annual Sista-2-Sista and Brotha-2-Brotha Youth Summit, summits geared towards high school girls and boys of Pan-African descent. She also serves as the Assistant Director of the Lil’ Raggamuffin Summer Camp, a 6-day camp for youth in Jamaica. Committed to unraveling the stories that hinder people from maximizing their full potential, Akua serves as the Founder of the Gye Nyame Empowerment Project where she provides programming and other activities to inspire individuals to create their own inspirational stories. Follow Akua at Twitter: @EmpowerMeGNEP and @AkuaSoadwa or read her blogs at akuatheactivator.blogspot.com.

Read Akua’s article Bag Lady: Overcoming the Past to Live for the Present HERE.

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