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Mary-Justine Todd, “resilience comes with the ability to regain hope”



While she was at the hospital, Mary-Justine met someone that inspired her to pursue her journey as a social entrepreneur. After spending her life in the US, and having lived in various countries in Africa, she settled in Bahrain and launched Shamsaha, meaning “her sun” in Arabic, to take care of women victims of violence in various countries of the Middle East.

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Elpida Kokkota, “a survival kit to educate yourself”

Elpida describes herself as someone who carries a “scar”, but she refuses that this traumatic experience defines her.

First Person 18 min. E10

Joséphine Goube, “treat everyone on their merits, not where they are from”

After a stay in the UK, Joséphine Goube created Sistech to help refugee women enter the European job market.

First Person 18 min. E9

Jimena Garcia Cabello, “outside, no one talks about them”

Jimena, dedicated to fighting injustice in Mexico, helps women in prison to develop their skills and maintain family ties.