Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Sierra Leone: Vickie Remoe is Girl Ambassador for Save the Children

Must read

Tanzania’s President advised to get Covid-19 vaccines for citizens

A task force set up by Tanzania's President Samia Suluhu Hassan has recommended to her to initiate steps towards getting citizens vaccinated against Covid-19. The...

South Africa: Jacob Zuma’s corruption trial pushed back

The corruption trial of South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma will now take place on May 26, 2021. The trial was pushed back from Monday...

Remittances on the rise despite Covid-19 pandemic

Since COVID-19 hit South Africa in early 2020, leading payment aggregator and provider of secure payment solutions, Pay@ has seen a 50% year-on-year increase in...

Top-rated Slots Developers: Are there any new names?

Here’s a question for you: has gambling ever been quite this easy at any other point in human history? We’re really not too sure...
Staff Writer
Africa Feeds Staff writers are group of African journalists focused on reporting news about the continent and the rest of the world.
- Advertisement -

Save the Children Sierra Leone launches National Girls Week 2020 by introducing Girl Ambassador, Vickie Remoe, Girls advocate, entrepreneur, TV host, and multimedia storyteller.

Vickie has made it her life’s work to use her platform to raise awareness on issues affecting girls and women with the goal of igniting social change. 

Seeing Sierra Leone as the “next frontier”, Vickie believes that women and girls have a critical role to play in nation-building and feels that the country needs to be ready “to  take on opportunities that the world is going to bring…” like access to technology, education, and skills that will help the young population build their lives through businesses and homegrown solutions. 

A new tomorrow means a safer place for girls

Vickie believes in a new tomorrow for Sierra Leone where girls can grow up strong and positive because they are safe from sexual violence, exploitation and discrimination.

- Advertisement -

For girls to be given equal access to education and health and offered opportunities to meaningfully contribute to Sierra Leone where the narrative is one of optimism and greatness. 

As we start National Girls Week, we welcome Vickie as our new Girl Ambassador and look forward to collectively advocating for girls rights and empowerment  to realise our ambition for their survival education, protection and participation in Sierra Leone. 

Vickie Remoe: The woman fighting for a better Sierra Leone

More About Vickie Remoe 

- Advertisement -

Vickie Remoe is a multimedia content producer who loves a good story. 

She is an active citizen who uses digital media to amplify women and youth issues, national unity, good governance, and dignity. 

Born in Sierra Leone to a Krio-Yoruba Father, and Temne Mother, Vickie was raised in Freetown, Addis Ababa, and Maryland. She returned home in 2007 from New York City.

In 2005 she launched Swit Salone Dot Com, Sierra Leone’s Oldest News Blog. In 2009 Remoe’s eponymous TV Show premiered on Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation and offered viewers a one of a kind travel and human interest docuseries both from home and across the sub-region.

The Vickie Remoe Show is a cross between ‘The Oprah Show’ and Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Parts Unknown’ with a clear and direct focus on African business and travel. 

In 2013, with an extensive background in content production, strategic communications, and marketing, Vickie employed emerging talent in PR, branding, and advertising and established VR&C Marketing in Ghana.

Under her leadership, VR&C Marketing delivers campaigns for multinationals across the West African sub-region and trains youth pro-bono on digital skills and business development.

She has been featured on Aljazeera, Africa News, VOA, DW, and the BBC. Between 2019-2020 she co-anchored five episodes of BBC Africa’s The She Word on topics ranging from femicide, gender-based violence, period poverty, contraceptives, and toxic masculinity. 

In 2019 Vickie was listed as 100 Most Influential Young Africans by Avance Media. She is a recipient of the Women Empowerment (We) Network Award for Girls & Women’s Empowerment (2016) and the GWB Commission Award for Sierra Leone Arts & Culture (2011). 

Vickie serves on the Advisory Boards of Capitol Foods and The Ella Koblo Gulama Foundation.

She has a B.A. in Political Science from Haverford College, and an MSc. in Broadcast Journalism from the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University.

 

Sierra Leone’s ex-president banned from leaving country

- Advertisement -

More articles

- Advertisement -

Latest article

Tanzania’s President advised to get Covid-19 vaccines for citizens

A task force set up by Tanzania's President Samia Suluhu Hassan has recommended to her to initiate steps towards getting citizens vaccinated against Covid-19. The...

South Africa: Jacob Zuma’s corruption trial pushed back

The corruption trial of South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma will now take place on May 26, 2021. The trial was pushed back from Monday...

Remittances on the rise despite Covid-19 pandemic

Since COVID-19 hit South Africa in early 2020, leading payment aggregator and provider of secure payment solutions, Pay@ has seen a 50% year-on-year increase in...

Top-rated Slots Developers: Are there any new names?

Here’s a question for you: has gambling ever been quite this easy at any other point in human history? We’re really not too sure...

Things to avoid when playing online slot

Since a lot of slot players have shifted to playing online games such as the Sweetie Land slot, the industry has become one that...
- Advertisement -