She Thrives is a Safety in the Workplace podcast combining real life accounts from women who have faced violence in their workplaces with perspective from thought leaders.
The podcast is an important part of our Violence Against Women in The Workplace Initiative and is funded in part by Ford Foundation.

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She Thrives Podcast [Trailer]

Welcome to the She Thrives Podcast. 

A podcast by African Women on Board (AWB) taking a hard look at workplace violence while revealing its prevalence in both corporate and non-corporate environments, including marketplaces, restaurants, homes, hospitals, and online.

Episode 1: Violence Against Women in Professional Workspaces

Episode 1 of She Thrives, A Safety in the Workplace Podcast Series, features Habiba Balogun an Organization Effectiveness Consultant and Giti Chandra, Senior Researcher and Lecturer, Gender Equality Studies and Training (GEST) program at the University of Iceland.

Episode 2: Violence Against Women In Academic Institutions

Prof. Chioma Agomo (Professor of Law, University of Lagos) and Sarah Ologun (Head, Consulting Unit, WARIF) discuss a student’s  experience with sexual harassment.

Episode 3: Violence Against Women Online (A Makeup Artist‘s Story)

Toolz Oniru-Demurien (Director of Programmes Beat99.9FM),  Ufuoma McDermott (Actor, Producer and Director) and Michelle Bello (Filmmaker) discuss a makeup artist’s experience with cyberbullying.

Episode 4: Violence Against Women In Unprofessional Workspaces (A Domestic Help‘s Story)

Inem King (Program Manager, African Women on Board) and Jennifer Esiaba (CEO, MariamGrey Pharmacy) discuss a domestic worker’s experience with violence in the workplace.

Episode 5: Violence Against Women In Professional Workspaces (A Banker‘s Story)

Nicolette Naylor (International Program Director – Gender, Racial and Ethnic Justice, Ford Foundation) and Uche Ofodile (CEO, MTN Benin) discuss a banker’s experience with violence in the workplace.

Episode 6: Violence Against Women In Non-Professional Workspaces (A Waitress‘ Story)

A waitress gets slapped by a client for mixing up an order. Listen to her story with opinions from Olawunmi Oyedeji (CEO, Viesan Media Concept), Susan Eze (Actor, TV Host) and host, Omoye Uzamere (Actor, Producer).

Episode 7: Violence Against Women In Male-Dominated Professions

A taxi driver was assaulted by some passengers in Lagos, Nigeria. She shares her experience with Francesca Uriri (Founder, Leading Ladies Africa), Prof. Bose Afolabi (OB/GYN College of Medicine, University of Lagos), Dr Mosope Akeredolu (Orthodontist, Dulce247 Dental) and Omoye Uzamere (Actor & Host).

Episode 8: Entrepreneurial - Related Violence Against Women

Mama Miracle is assaulted daily by her husband in her canteen. He steals her money and shames her in the presence of their children and friends.

She shares her experience with Chidinma Lawanson (Country Head Nigeria, Mastercard Foundation), Fola Aiyesimoju (Group Managing Director, UAC of Nigeria Plc) and Omoye Uzamere (Host).

Episode 9: Violence Against Women In Religious Institutions

Ada works closely with a Pastor but faces abuse from his wife. She shares her story with Flourish Peters (Lead Pastor, Logic Church), Busola Dakolo (Brand Photographer & Women Rights Activist) and host, Omoye Uzamere.

Episode 10: Season Finale! Discussing Violence Against Women In The Workplace

It’s a wrap! Here’s a recap of our previous episodes with Shade Anozie (Brand & Communications Strategist), Michael E. Umoh (Creative Strategist), Odinaka Ezeobele (Research Project Manager, AWB) and Omoye Uzamere (Actor, Producer & Host).

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