More than 200 Sierra Leoneans on Saturday, November 18th, attended the 2nd Annual NetWorth Ball at the Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko Hotel in Freetown. Guests attending the event included the Deputy US Ambassador to Sierra LeoneTomeka Burl, USAID Country Director Khadijat Mojidi, former Ambassador to China, Hon. Alimamy Philip Koroma and leading business personalities.
Power Women 232 members strongly believe in giving back to their community and do so through service projects supporting young girls and women. In 2016-2017, they mentored young girls from secondary schools in Freetown. For 2017/2018 their focus is the importance of Health and Personal Hygiene for young girls.
The keynote speaker Anita Erskine thrilled guests with an inspiring talk on the importance of women believing in and uplifting themselves and other women and the importance of strong communities. “You are only as good as those you surround yourself with so if you want to be great, make sure you are in the company of great people.”
Guests were dazzled by the decor of Sierra Leone’s newest Events company, the event was tantalized with the delectable voice of musician Daniel Bangura. The sound system was provided by the one and only DJ Fader.
PW232’s out-going president Manja Abdulai spoke on the importance of women supporting women as she believes that Sierra Leonean’s future will be based on the achievements of its women.
Power Women 232 is a network of women professionals and entrepreneurs committed to Inspiring, Engaging and Leading the next generation of female leaders in Sierra Leone.