unSacrificial for Distinguished Diva
The body of my mother.
The body of her mother.
Always ready to be the altar available to receive the communal sins and pain of all.
If there is one thing that connects me to the matriarchs in my bloodline, it is this narrative of laying our lives down, our happiness down, our needs down for the common good. For the satisfaction of the other. For the good of the world.
There is a trend of always choosing the path of being broken so others can live.
It wasn’t taught as much as it was learned, internalized, and lived…”
African Entrepreneur Panelist For Social Capital Markets (SOCAP) 2018.
“Salem highlighted the need to value local talent, compensate African women for their expertise, and spread the right narrative to represent them..that so often, investors will expect the entrepreneur to educate about the African context, but investors should be doing their own due diligence to establish mutual respect and build trust.”LIZ GROSSMAN (RECAP FOR SHE LEADS AFRICA)