Monthly Archives: July 2012

NO PRESIDENT CAN SAVE NIGERIA

No president can save Nigeria, but together, we can salvage what is left, and fix it! Today I spent the day writing what i would do if I was president. It wasn’t till late in the night that I figured that even with all my good intentions, I can’t do it: and neither can you. […]

THE SECRETARY AND THE PERM SEC: A TALE OF TWO FIRSTS (Pt 2)

(Continued from THE SECRETARY AND THE PERM SEC: A TALE OF TWO FIRSTS) Appointment as Secretary of State and Permanent Secretary:¬†January 21st 2009 Hilary Rodham Clinton resigned from the senate and took the oath of office as Secretary of State. America¬†received this differently as some people questioned her role after her heavy criticism of President […]

THE SECRETARY AND THE PERM SEC: A TALE OF TWO FIRSTS.

Legend has it that while the two were studying law in Yale, Hilary saw Bill at a bar drinking away his sorrows after being dumped by another woman. He had the good looks, charm, gift of garb, and a way with women. She struck up a conversation with him and the rest is history. Sadly, […]

LOOKING FOR STORYTELLERS

What values and norms can block a female politician? How do political parties use values and norms to either support or discourage woman candidates? How do political opponents use values and norms to gain advantage over female candidates? What values and norms have you internalised as a woman politician to either increase your self-esteem, or […]