Women’s Empowerment at Sunu 2017

Women’s empowerment (n): the increase in the overall position, condition, and status of women in every sphere of life. This increase in access includes, but is not limited to, opportunities such as: Education Safety Access to childcare Vocational training (learning job-specific skills) Equal pay Holding political positions Mentorship Freedom to demand gender equality   Empowering …

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Work Hard, Play Hard, Laugh Harder

Sunu Thiossane 2016, meaning the last 5 weeks of my life, has been something I will never be able to forget, truly a life changing expereince. It was intense, hot, made up of long days full of language barriers, delicious food, amazing people, and so many open hearts and minds. Personally, I am still trying …

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Yaakaar is tomorrow!

Tomorrow is the big day! We are so excited to showcase our students' work so we wanted to share a preview of the components of the show. There will be an art exhibition... A dance/spoken word performance... And the early premier of our film, "Larabilaran: Le Talibé Et Moi"... Can't wait to see everyone at …

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6 days until Yaakaar!

So we are just six days away from our main event (ahhhhhhhh)!!!! There are so many moving parts, all of which are beyond exciting (see event details below). We just wanted to send this message out to everyone because we've all been working so hard and we really can't wait. Also, a big shout out to all Sunu …

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New Artist Feature is up!

Check out our newest Artist Feature: Fatou Kande Senghor! A few weeks back we met with Fatoumata Bintou KANDE at her incubator space, Waru Studios. Her presence and energy was palpable around every corner and with every word she spoke. She kindly allowed us to interview her for our documentary project on arts & culture here in …

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