#Review: Super Supa Modo

I closed my weekend out in style by catching the 15:05 screening of Supa Modo at Prestige Cinema with my siblings after church. Supa Modo premiered in Kenya on March 27th at the Nairobi Film Festival and has been hailed as ‘beautiful, funny and fucking flawless’ (yes, by me). Supa Modo tells the story of

T x Free Mind Sessions

As mentioned in my previous post, I had the pleasure of being a panelist for the Biashara edition of Free Mind Sessions. Free Mind Sessions is “a community that comes together once a month to chat about emerging issues as Creatives and Thinkers alike. Free Mind Sessions stands for something unique and powerful – being

Black History for Life // Fresh

Fresh. Outgrow. Expand. Build a bigger life. Conceive a better future, there is so much for you if you want it. Take more for yourself. Take more for others. Stay cognisant, connected, invested and supportive of the struggle everywhere. Fresh captured by Seun Roti, creative direction by Shinade Walters and Tessy Cherono Maritim. This is the last

Black History for Life // Midas Touch

Build something new for yourself. Create some magic.  Your hands are vessels for life. We have it in ourselves to create things, piece life together and forge ahead. May everything you touch turn to gold. Midas Touch captured by Seun Roti, creative direction by Shinade Walters and Tessy Cherono Maritim.  

Black History for Life // Revolution

Now is the time. To revolt. Not on occasion, but continuously. By existence. By overcoming. By fighting. By standing up. By loving. By taking care of self. By taking care of others. “Loss hurts. But please, never stop believing that fighting for what’s right is worth it. It’s always worth it. Scripture tells us: “Let

Black History for Life // Power

Power in ourselves. To achieve, to build, to fight, to heal. Power together. To achieve together, to build together, to fight together, to heal together. Black history is for life. Stay cognisant, connected, invested and supportive of the power of black diaspora everywhere. Power captured by Shay Roti, creatively directed by Shinade Walters & Tessy

Womanhood, Likeability and #IWD2016

Today is International Women’s Day. International Women’s Day celebrates the contributions of women across all spheres of life. I could write an endless list of phenomenal women who inspire and challenge me but I’d like to focus instead on three of my favourite women- my Mom and sisters, Tebby and Tania.  I grew up around mostly

T x Victoria’s Lounge

On Sunday 23rd August, I joined award-winning filmaker Ng’endo Mukii, radio presenter Kalekye Mumo and UK-based model Komal Halai, for a discussion on defining beauty, at the invitation of our host, Victoria Rubadiri. I’m not an expert on beauty. I’m not an expert on women. I got invited on to the panel because I asked. If

T x Gen 50 +

Last week I had the pleasure of speaking with a group of 17-21 year olds on the topic of how to use social media as an effective tool in communicating a powerful message. I’m always eager to speak to young people so when the Gen 50 + team got in touch with me, I could

T x Aspire Women’s Conference

Last week, after sharing the challenges I’ve had previously with public speaking, I had the opportunity to share my thoughts on risk, reward and decision-making to a 400+ strong audience of incredible women. When I was invited to speak, I said yes even though I had no idea what I would possibly say. I mean,