GESL in the Press & Public

Director Moiyattu Banya Profiled in The Guardian Nigeria!

December 16, 2019

GESL'er Cliffrene Speaks to Sierra Leone Parliament!

October 11, 2019

GESL'er Desmonda appears on Teen Chat TV Series!

September 11, 2019

We are so proud of GESL'er Desmonda, who was featured on AYV's show Teen Chat this week, advocating for children in Sierra Leone! Desmonda says that her goal is to help defend and protect teens like herself, and she hopes this #TV program appearance will help create lasting impact for others her age!

GESL'er Isata Lavalie Performs in The Suitcase at British Council!

April 29, 2019

GESL's Cheryl Acheampong featured on Culture Radio!

April 5, 2019

GESL's #IGNITE Series Featured on WMC's FBomb!

February 11, 2019

Director Moiyattu Banya video profile on OkayAfrica!

March 22, 2018

GESL Director Moiyattu Banya featured on OkayAfrica's 100 Women!

March 2, 2018

She Leads Africa article about the Aspire mentorship collaboration between GESL and Power Women 232!

January 24, 2018

GESL'ers Findu and Fatmata Write Article for 28 Too Many!

November 3, 2017

News Deeply Article Interviews Moiyattu Banya!

February 14, 2017

Applause Africa Discusses GESL!

September 26, 2016

Applause Africa learns more about GESL and ways to get involved!

Elle South Africa meets Moiyattu Banya!

July 15, 2016

Elle South Africa interviews Moiyattu Banya about GESL and gender equality!

Listen to Moiyattu discuss GESSL with RFI!

March 26, 2016

Moiyattu discusses GESL and Women Change Africa with RFI!

GESL Launches Community Project For 2nd Year!

May 1, 2016

GESL launches a community project for the 2nd year in a row!  See our latest Press Release!

GESL Volunteer Writes Article on GESSL Experience!

February 13, 2016

GESL alum and current volunteer Janet Ganu wrote an article about GESSL.  Read it here!

Sierra Express Media: GESL To Host 3rd Summit

December 14, 2015

Sierra Leone's Sierra Express Media announces GESL's 2015 Summit!

Swit Salone: St. Joseph's Convent Champion 'Clean My School' Project

October 12, 2015

GESSL girls' community project is highlighted in Swit Salone!

For Harriet: 10 Black Women-Owned Organizations That Empower Black Girls

GESL is featured in For Harriet's piece about organizations that empower black girls!

Mr. Africano: Visao & GESL to Host 'Celebrate Empowerment 3' Event

June 22, 2015

Mr. Africano blog discusses GESL's Celebrate Empowerment 3 Event!

AWDF: Celebrate Empowerment 3

June 22, 2015

African Women's Development Fund highlights GESL's Celebrate Empowerment 3 event!

Excel SL: We Love GESL

May 23, 2015

Excel Sierra Leone profiles GESL's work!

AFRICAN LUXURY MAGAZINE: 30 Under 30 Sierra Leoneans to follow in 2014

April 20, 2014

GESSL Co-Founder Moiyattu Banya is profiled in African Luxury Magazine's 30 Sierra Leoneans under 30 to follow in 2014!

LOVE N’ WORDS: The Journey to Beautiful Series: Moiyattu Banya

April 21, 2014

Love. n' Words profiles GESL co-founder Moiyattu Banya.

WOMEN CHANGE AFRICA: Feminism & Sisterhood By Maryam Darwich, Sierra Leone

April 23, 2014

Women Change Africa profiles GESL In-Country Coordinator Maryam Darwich.

XWHY MAGAZINE: Style and Substance: Stephanie Filo-­‐Jones

April 9, 2014

XWHY Magazine profiles GESL board member Stephanie Filo-Jones.

BEE’S BACKSEAT: Odyssey of the Heart: Girls Like Me

February 7, 2014

GESL mentor Bintu Musa chronicles her experience at GESL 2013.

THE HIBISCUS NOTES: The Future’s So Bright

January 28, 2013

The Hibiscus Notes chronicles the GESL and Sierra Leone experience.

AFROELLE MAGAZINE: Home Bound: A Profile of Moiyattu Banya

October 3, 2013

Our co-founder Moiyattu Banya shares her story about GESL with Afro Elle magazine.  Check it out and spread the word!

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