We Are Born Victorious, Not Victims – Betty Makoni Book Launch – London ~8th March 2012

16 February 2012 at 8:48 pm

Betty Makoni Poetry book, A Woman, Once a girl – London Launch and Tapestries of Hope Screening

Theme: We Are Born Victorious, Not Victims
London Official launch on International Women’s Day

The Lodge Lecture Theatre
100 London Road
SE1 6LN London
United Kingdom
Thursday, March 8, 2012 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PT)

BUY YOUR TICKET AND GET A SIGNED COPY OF BOOK http://bettymakoniwomanonceagirl.eventbrite.co.uk/

A Woman, Once A girl – Breaking Silence – Betty Makoni `s Newly Published Poetry book .The poetic prose storybook is a forerunner of Betty Makoni’s official much – awaited biography

Tapestries of Hope – Award Winning Hollywood Documentary Film on Betty Makoni`s work with rape victims in Zimbabwe by Director Michealene Risley

“From our lived experiences, we have so many practical ways to support the empowerment of girls in the home, school, and community so that what happened to us will never happen to women and girls again. We want a new breed of girl who will walk in the fullness of her potential,” — Betty Makoni— Director and Founder of Girl Child Network

A holistic empowerment memorable package for all women and girls who want to break silence on past, present and future abuse, heal and move forward. There is also a lot for men and boys of quality and equality.

Distinguished Guest and Director of Event is Pauline Long, Founder of Europe’s biggest award ceremony for black and ethnic personalities in entertainment, film, fashion, television and arts (BEFFTA) She is a multi award winner and singled out as the Most Innovative Kenyan in the UK

Light refreshments and tea provided
Cash bar and drinks Available for personal purchase

Girl Child Network Worldwide benefits from some proceeds from sale of book.

Donations in cash welcome and to Girl Child Network Worldwide


We are born victorious and not victims – Betty Makoni

Tonight we come to be victors and not victims –It is a night to feel Royal

    16:00 pm Arrival, Book signing and light refreshments
    16:50 Welcome –Director of Ceremony and Distinguished Guest –Pauline Long
    17:00 pm filming of Tapestries of Hope and Open discussion
    1825 Performance by Obert Mazivisa – Baba We are waiting
    18:30 Launch of A Woman, Once a girl – Breaking Silence and special dedication – Betty Makoni
    18:40pm Performance: Anger made me a poet –Performance by Shingayi Catherine Mushayabasa
    18:45 Women, Once girls – the stories – Viola Ncube of IROCk, Secret Millionaire”, Caroline Marsh, London Mayoral candidate 2012, Siobhan Benita, Kudakwashe Cayene, Jolene Tomas(She is flying from USA for the launch:Special Guest)
    19:15 Dumi Senda Performance – I am an African
    19:20 Young women, Once girls – Stephanie Chiyangwa, Gloriane Francis , Eve Parkes, Lorraine Chinouriri, Chengetayi Musarurwa
    19:45 Live performance from Caroline Rumbie
    19:50 News from the Frontline: Anita Koroma from Girl Child Network Sierra Leone, Naana Otto – Oyortey of FORWARD UK, Rutendo Nyatsine, Catriona Maclay
    20:10 Obert Mazivisa Performances – Komboreraiwo Mafaro
    20:20 Men, Once boys Peter Grant, Doug Morrison, Bernard Samuel, Simba Nyanhanga, Kudzai Kofi, Courage Mthombeni
    20:50 Call to action: Betty Makoni and questions from guests – Reciting Poem – This is the job I have always wanted to do
    20:55 Betty Makoni`s official biography and latest award –Jo anne Pritchard
    21:00 Vote of thanks: Belinda Magejo – Poem
    21:05 Cash bar with all drinks and networking

Please book via http://bettymakoniwomanonceagirl.eventbrite.co.uk/


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