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From Book Reviewers To Authors. Support these super Inspiring 10year & 12year Old Authors Kirsten and Aiyven Mbawa

I am starting out March Highlighting these two super talented young girls that I am extremely Proud of. At age 10 & 12, they have read more books than most adults I know(Probably me included), they have a super cool Youtube Channel where they review different children's book, and now they are on the way to publishing their own. They need our support. There is no better way to kick off Women's History month than to support these young girls by contributing to their Kickstarter and helping them reach their goal of publishing their first books. DONATE HERE
Sagas of Anya Inspiration This book was inspired by our entry for the BBC 500 words competition. I entered with my sister but sadly, we didn’t manage to win but with my entry, I formed this book, Sagas of Anya. Anya’s mother is also loosely based on my grandma who sadly passed away when my mother was a few days shy of 1. My auntie, however, was a bit older at the time of her mother’s passing so I met up with her to discuss what …
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Dr Toyin Aseeperi Shares her Journey From Nigeria to obtaining her P.h.D in the US.

On the very top of my list, of the things I am thankful for, for the 6 years I spent at Intel, are the incredible people I met there. Toyin and I met as professionals working at Intel a few years back. What always strikes me about her, is her willingness to give back to the community and contribute to the advancement of the next generation. Today Toyin talks about her experience moving from Nigeria to Fayetteville Arkansas.  Read on for detailed steps on what it takes to obtain a graduate degree in the United States of American tuition-free with a stipend. 

Dr. Toyin Aseeperi obtained her undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from Obafemi Awolowo University, one of the top schools in Nigeria and moved to the US where she obtained her Ph.D. from the University of Arkansas. She currently works as a Process Engineer at Intel Inc. 
The journey from Nigeria to the USA I first heard about the possibility of furthering my education in the US, and how it was possible to apply for a Ph.D. …

Pearl's Guide to Learning Web Development in 2020

I get asked this question a lot by friends and people trying to get into Software development. Though it really has been a long time since I left college, I still feel super new to web development. partly because I have only been doing this for three years or so, and also because it is a constantly changing and growing field. I am constantly learning. So here are the top resources I will recommend to someone wanting to learn to code. Most of these are free resources. Please note these recommendations are all based on my personal experience and non of them are sponsored. 

1. W3Schools This is for the absolute beginner and gives you basic fundamentals on HMTL, CSS, Javascript and much more. This site also has a phone application which comes pretty handy for learning to code on the go. I really like the try it yourself feature because a big part of learning to code is practicing. It is absolutely free to use. 
2. Code academyThis is one I have personally used recently to learn ReactJS. It …

STAYING ORGANISED BOTH AT WORK AND AT HOME ~ merging parenthood and work.

As working mums, competing priorities both at home and at work can sometimes feel like the narrative of our lives. Here are a few tips that will help you stay organise and get work done.
Writing Things Down:Get everything out of your head and put it down on paper. This will give a clear picture of what needs to be done.  
Schedule:Write activities and task in your diary so it gives a clear picture of what needs to be done.
Timelines:Put deadlines on task to avoid task rolling over. This will help you stay in check and enable you to get things done.
Delegate:Outsource wherever you can. This will enable you stay focus and put your energy and time where it is most required.
Work smart: Use your time wisely. 

originally posted on linkedin

Meet Faradjine Laurore, Haitian Born Entrepreneur and Humanitarian

Interview with Millisen Malum

Today, I am happy to bring you our first Brit Interview, Millisen Malum. Millisen and I have been friends since we were teenagers and she is one of the most hardworking women I know. I couldn't wait to hear what it is like being a double minority out in the UK. And it all sounds so familiar. I am happy to share this with you. Please read on till the last paragraph for an exciting announcement. 

Millisen obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Applied Accounting from Anglia Ruskin University Chelmsford, her master’s in business systems Integration with SAP Technology from Brunel University. She is currently a part-qualified accountant with ACCA overlooking commercial systems. She resides in the UK with her husband and two beautiful kids.
What's an average day for you like?Every day is different for me, some more challenging than others, but usually, I start my day between 5 to 5:30 with meditation. I have a morning routine with my kids, after which I drop them off at nursery, the…