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Author: Labelle Nambangi

Paperback: 198 pages

Publisher: Wise Ink

Copyright: 2018

Language: English

Women Who Soar

 Women Who Soar shares the stories of these inspirational figures—leaders, entrepreneurs, visionaries, mothers, sisters—and their fight against patriarchal culture. LaBelle passionately explores how far we’ve come and how far we still have to go to dispel deeply ingrained sexism, whether it’s through the stories we tell our children, the educational opportunities we provide, or the support we lend to one another. No matter the country, no matter the society, the battle of breaking the patriarchy is far from over. But when women band together, there’s no height they can’t reach.

Author Bio:

LaBelle Nambangi is a college readiness/self-esteem building director, cultural liaison, and community educator working with African immigrants, refugee students, and their families. She has worked with over 3,000 girls and boys for over ten years, organizing college tours, building leadership skills, and teaching on HIV and pregnancy prevention and financial literacy.

She holds a master’s in health and human services from St. Mary’s University and a speaker certification from the Minnesota Speaker Academy; she speaks on topics including youth image, female self-esteem, and women’s empowerment. LaBelle is a recipient of the Minnesota Women’s Foundation Community Impact Award and the Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award, along with several other awards for her work and leadership within the African community in Minnesota. She has been featured in the Minnesota Women’s Press and on CCX Media and Comcast Newsmakers. LaBelle lives in New Hope, Minnesota.

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