My African Womanhood
Our mission is to contribute to the formation of African women leaders. We envisage an Africa with at least 40% of women leaders.
Meet Our Team
CEO and Co-founder: Brenda Bih Chi (Cameroon) is an activist for women´s right and empowerment. She graduated from EARTH University, Costa Rica where she benefited from the MasterCard Scholars program and obtained a bachelor’s degree in Agronomic Sciences. She is also an Erasmus Mundus Awardee pursuing a Masters Degree in Women and Gender Studies at the University of Granada in Spain. Her passions sustainable development, natural resource management and Agribusiness. Being led by her zeal to empower women, Brenda founded “My African Womanhood”, which aims to mold African girls and women to potential leaders. Through this initiative, Brenda and her team have implemented projects focused on enhancing access to quality education for young girls, empowering youths in Agriculture and promoting sustainable menstruation. Lastly Brenda was a speaker at TEDx Llorente Woman 2020, Costa Rica.
Project Manager and Co-founder: Chi Mangyie Lem Careen is a bachelor's degree holder in Accounting/Finance from the Higher Institute of Commerce and Management. She is currently furthering her masters in Project Management at the Pan African Institute for Development West Africa (PAID - WA) Yaounde Cameroon. Chi Mangyie is passionate about community development, she has plans of becoming a business consultant so as to help small businesses in her area achieve financial and sustainable growth. Chi Mangyie is the cofounder and project manager of My African womanhood.
Financial Secretary and Treasurer: Tayeh Emmanoela ngajong (Cameroon) is an agronomist from the Regional College of Agriculture Bambilo. She graduated with a diploma as an agriculture technician. Her are agric production and agribusiness. Being led by her zeal to use women in agriculture to conquer food shortages and poverty, has led her to join the initiative called 'My African Womanhood'
Secretary-General: Faith-Raisa Amaaboh Mokoh is a final year student in the University of Yaoundé 1 studying human relations. While in school she has acquired interpersonal and communication skill in the school's communication club. She's the secretary in MAW association with a year experience . She has organised and participated ( and still does) in multiple workshops and seminars of MAW which creates awareness on the girl child, her hygiene and the quite poorly informed concept of menstruation, in a bit to debunk the taboos set about it especially in the African context. Faith-Raisa is inspired daily by family members , friends , social writers and challenges.
Volunteer: Mabel Yinyuy (Cameroon) is passionate about women empowerment and is a volunteer at My African Womanhood