Caribbean Movement for Women’s Empowerment launched in Dominica

On Sunday, April 3, 2022, the Caribbean Female Empowerment Movement (cFEM) took its maiden flight into the hearts and minds of women in Dominica under the theme: “She Will Rise”. The launch took place at the Fort Young Hotel and women came out to support this initiative from all over the island.

cFEM is a women’s empowerment organization that aims to empower women to become the best version of themselves through networking, education, advancement, and sharing with a community of like-minded professionals. same ideas, while honoring productive and resourceful women who have made outstanding contributions to society. . We therefore intend to organize professional training programs for women and girls, seminars on leadership and empowerment and entrepreneurial opportunities for young women, as well as mentoring and support from professional women sharing the same ideas of the cFEM. The Honorable Dr. Adis King, Minister of Youth Development and Empowerment, Youth at Risk, Gender, Elder Safety and Dominicans with Disabilities was also present to lend his support to this non-profit organization. profit and its initiatives.

Caribbean Female Empowerment Movement (cFEM) was founded by Mrs. Nicola Reefe-Babb from the village of Wesley. She has lived in Trinidad and Tobago for the past 16 years where she was pursuing her dream and recently returned home to give back to her country. She currently works as one of the counselors at Dominica State College. His first article on Dominica News Online was after the launch of his first book in 2016, “This Ability: Finding My Vision”.

She believes it was through the empowerment of the women in her family, the famous Robins & Benjamins of Wesley, who never allowed any situation to stand in their way and achieve their dreams, that she was encouraged to do the same, even though she grew up with a disability. “I come from a family of strong, bright, intelligent and resilient women who are, among others, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, lawyers, occupational therapists, laboratory technicians, psychologists. These women were never shy about doing what was necessary to ensure they represented themselves and their families in a positive way. She is certain that it was through this empowerment that she too was encouraged and motivated to pursue her dreams.

There will be a lot on the agenda ahead for cFEM and if you share such a passion for women’s empowerment and a desire to join this movement, we encourage you to email [email protected].

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