Introducing myself and my journal: SOCIAL FORUM
I'm a female Journalist/ Public Relations Consultant and i have been practicing professional journalism since 1996. i was born on October 5, 1969 in Bota - Victoria now Limbe, Cameroon.
My interest centers on various societal aspects like Human Rights, Gender equality and women empowerment, environmental issues, morals, health, development amongst others. I have attended many media forums nationally and internationally and a training of Trainers workshop on Entrepreneurship Development.
I won the 2007 Gobal Media Award of Excellence on Population Reporting in the category of Best Electronic Commentary, organized by the Population Institute in Washington DC. Above all I love expressing my opinions and views.I derive satisfaction when I am able to communicate, reach out to the public and effect changes.
i freelance and contribute articles with RH REALITY CHECK an Online media in the US, the Recorderspecial and Entrepreneur local Newspapers in Cameroon.
I am also a Blogger this is my link - http//ndohenie.blogspot.com.
I have recently been give a column to write on HIV/AIDS with The Zimbabwean Newspaper.
I am into poetry too as a means to further express my views and opinions as a Communicator. I titled my poetry - Societal Poems, with themes like – The Woman Lost Dignity, Domestic Violence, An Orphans Plight, The Girl Child, The African Woman, Human Rights, Global Warming, Slavery, Population Issues, and International Women Media Foundation. I have written twenty- six poems still to be published although one Publisher have shown interest to publish my poems.
I am writing a book titled ‘Love Episodes’. Amidst relationships, romance and men’s pranks, discussions and arguments features heinous cultural practices such as female genital mutilation and widowhood, other social issues including population- related, environmental and health matters.
This book is to educate and sensitize on the aforementioned subjects in a more relax and interesting way, giving readers the means to review and standardize the general societal aspects in our contemporary society.
I am attached to some humanitarian movements and contribute by signing petitions.
Reading, Travelling, Movies, Cooking, Writing, playing indoor games like Scrabble, socialising and speaking for the voicless and needy and trying to bring about change.
As a female journalist, i am thriving to excel in a profession dominated my males
My Vision for the Future:
Being able to make positive impacts in the lives of many through my communication skills have give me much pleasure but there are still lots of challenges I need openings to explore
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