First Lady of the Republic of Sierra Leone

Written by on December 21, 2023

Rise Radiosl 96.3 FM would like to express our special appreciation and thank you to First Lady of the Republic of Sierra Leone First Lady Fatima Maada Bio for granting us the opportunity to meet with her and share the wonderful work for the betterment of Sierra Leone women and girls the willingness to collaborate with us.

Our meeting yesterday afternoon with HE Dr First Lady Fatima Maada Bio was productive and promising. Our Founder and Executive Director Asmaa James discussed potential partnerships between Rise Radiosl 96.3 FM and the Office of the First Lady to help promote all the brilliant initiatives on women, girls and work rights-based issues. Over the years, the office of the First Lady has championed and promoted women, girls, and rights initiatives across the country, including boys and young people.

H E Dr Fatima Bio’s dedication to issues concerning the rights of women and girls is truly motivating

Rise radio 96.3 FM is convinced that collaboration between the esteemed office of the First Lady and our team at Rise Radio could yield significant projects for the benefit of this generation.

“Asmaa, I’m proud of you. This is not a venture a woman can take on easily. You are not only known as a journalist or radio personality. You have established yourself in your own way and right where you have a say in so many things the country”- First Lady Fatima Maada Bio.

She admonished staff to not only work for but to work with Asmaa to ensure that the values and aim of setting up the radio is achieved

In her response, the Founder and Executive Director noted that ‘I certainly don’t take these words lightly, especially coming from you. At Rise Radiosl 96.3 FM, we firmly believe in the power of media to shape narratives and influence positive change in society.
With this, we are excited to inform you that we have dedicated 60% of our airtime to addressing issues pertaining to women, girls, and young people through our radio programmes specifically tailored to women and girls’ rights – Asmaa James

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