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The Dangers of Western Feminism to African Women | Elma Akob | TEDxUniversityofPretoria

Elma’s talk titled "The Dangers of Western Feminism to African Women" explores her experience of and evolving perception of feminism as a young African woman. Elma Akob is a young and vibrant lady who is incredibly passionate about her Continent and being the change, she wants to see. She has a BCom Law and a Communication Management Honours degree and is currently pursuing her Masters in Strategic Business Management at the University of Pretoria. She is an advocate for women empowerment, a PanAfrican citizen and a Voice To Be reckoned with.

At the age of 16 she received a standing ovation at the UN Headquarters as the Continental representative for Global Young Leaders Conference in New York. A Global keynote speaker, conference MC and a voice over artist whose voice has been used by the likes of Netflix, Disney and DSTV to name a few. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

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