Freetown, SIERRA LEONE – In a momentous celebration marking its 16th anniversary, Women in the Media Sierra Leone (WIMSAL) came together in Freetown for a day of reflection, gratitude, and unity.
The festivities commenced with Jumah Prayers, followed by a heartfelt thanksgiving service, underscoring the organization’s commitment to gratitude and acknowledgment of the collective efforts that have shaped its remarkable journey over the years.
The climax of the celebration was a luncheon sale, symbolizing the nurturing spirit and sustenance that WIMSAL provides to its members and the broader community.
The luncheon served not only as a culinary delight but also as a proof to the organization’s ability to bring people together, fostering a sense of sisterhood and shared purpose.
In an exclusive interview with Awoko, the president of WIMSAL, Madam Eastina Taylor, conveyed her profound joy and gratitude towards reaching this significant milestone. She highlighted the organization’s unwavering dedication to advancing the role of women in media, emphasizing the strides made in fostering gender equality, amplifying women’s voices, and creating a supportive network for professionals in the industry.
According to her, the anniversary celebration underscored the collective strength and resilience of women in the media, showcasing the impact they have had on shaping narratives, breaking barriers, and championing the rights of women in Sierra Leone.
“As the organization looks back on 16 years of meaningful contributions, it also stands firm to continue its vital mission of empowering women in the media landscape for years to come,” she added. PSN/22/11/2023