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The Saibatu Mansaray Journey

English, Social, 1 season, 42 episodes, 1 day, 11 hours, 47 minutes
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Through my story and those of my amazing guests, I pray that our message touches the lives of people and inspire, encourage and inform on all things faith, empowerment, global health, beloved Mother Africa and chic modest Muslimah fashion topics delivered in bite-sized, fluff-free episodes every Tuesday.
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Muslim Identity

Alhamdulillah to be at a gathering in Freetown, Sierra Leone to speak about Allah azza wa jal. May Allah accept it from us, ameen. 
6/4/202419 minutes, 57 seconds
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Chat w/Shaykh Khalid Yasin

Interesting chat with THE Shaykh Khalid Yasin as we discuss his da'wah efforts and his initiative to transform the lives of African youth through his Life Plan GPS platform. 
5/18/202435 minutes, 8 seconds
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Aminata Maternal Foundation

In this episode, I get to join my amazing guest THE Aminata Conteh-Biger live in Sydney, Australia! Sydney is now home to  Aminata who is originally from Sierra Leone. Aminata was a refugee from Sierra Leone's brutal civil war and her touching story can be found her book, Rising Heart.  In this episode, we chat about  maternal mortality in our beloved country Sierra Leone.  Sierra Leone has among the highest maternal mortality ratios in the world and sadly our rural women shoulder the burden more than their urban counterparts. Together Aminata and I are on a mission to reduce and end maternal mortality in rural Sierra Leone. Visit our foundation websites at www.aminatamaternalfoundation.org and www.mansarayfoundation.org
5/3/20241 hour, 2 minutes, 16 seconds
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Mental Health Chat w/ Shadow Boxxer

Tune in to hear Sierra Leone's finest lyricist discuss his battle with depression and his bold step to seek care. 
7/20/202336 minutes, 15 seconds
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Steadfast After Ramadan

Short reminder on holding on tightly to our spiritually healthy habits that we embraced in the month of Ramadan. Now that the blessed month is behind us, where are we in our Iman and taqwa? May Allah grant us ease upon our affairs. Barakallahu feekum!
6/1/20239 minutes, 7 seconds
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Ramadan Reminder: Laylatul Qadr

Short  reminder on the Night of Power. Barakallahu feekum!
4/16/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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Fasting as an Obligation

Fasting is an obligation upon the Muslim. May Allah grant us steadfastness in this holy month, barakallahu feekum!
4/9/20233 minutes, 35 seconds
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Charity in Ramadan

Short reminder on being of the charitable ones in this blessed month of Ramadan. Barakallahu feekum!
4/3/20235 minutes, 43 seconds
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Ramadan Reminder

Short reminder of this blessed month of Ramadan.  Barakallahu feekum!
3/28/20236 minutes, 21 seconds
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Taqwa and the Mutaqqin

Ramadan is the month to be of the mutaqqin, so strive my beloved brothers and sisters in Islam is this holy month.  Barakallahu feekum! 
3/24/20233 minutes, 34 seconds
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1st Night of Ramadan

Listen to this scene setter of a hadith that describes what happens on the 1st night of Ramadan. May Allah grant us istaqama in this blessed month. Barakallahu feekum
3/22/20233 minutes, 13 seconds
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Hadith on Virtues of Ramadan

Hadith narrated by Salmaan (RA) sharing with us the beautiful words of Nabi SAW on the blessings and rewards of fasting in the month of Ramadan. 
3/20/20235 minutes, 25 seconds
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Beware the Dunya

Masha'Allah, this is a talk I did with the Sierra Leone Muslim Association in Australia "Beware the Dunya." As Muslims, we cannot lose sight of the glittery show of this world as it is a test for you and I to see which one of us is best in conduct. May Allah grant us steadfastness upon His Deen. Barakallahu feekum!
3/13/202336 minutes, 27 seconds
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Gratitude to Allah

Listen to my Islamic reminder given to the Sierra Leone Atlanta Jamaat. A reminder that we should be grateful to Allah for His countless favors in our lives. A reminder that we succeed in this dunya by His will and His alone and the blessings He bestows upon us cannot be enumerated. Al-Qari Ahmad Sarrah Bah softened our hearts once again with a beautiful recitation.You don’t want to miss:A snippet of my JourneyReminder of Allah's bounties and his wrath for the ungrateful onesReflective hadithsBeautiful recitation by Qari Ahmad Sarrah Bah May Allah make us of the shakireen. AmeenLinks and resources:Instagram, Twitter, FaceBook: The Saibatu Mansaray JourneyWebsite: https://www.saibatumansaray.comInstagram, Facebook, Youtube: @qariahmadbahMake sure you hit SUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss out on any of my episodes And, if you enjoyed this episode, please leave me a rating and a review? Thanks! 
11/18/202239 minutes, 42 seconds
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Islamic Reminder

My talk crafted for the 2nd Female Quranic Competition held in Freetown, Sierra Leone. A reminder that we should busy ourselves with the affairs that will benefit us on Qiyamah. Al-Qari Ahmad Sarrah Bah softened our hearts with the beautiful recitation.You don’t want to miss:My tearful take on preparing for our deathReminder to use our time wiselyInspiring our youth to strive in seeking Islamic knowledgeBeautiful recitation by Qari Ahmad Sarrah BahMay Allah accept our efforts upon the Deen. AmeenLinks and resources:Instagram, Twitter, FaceBook: The Saibatu Mansaray JourneyWebsite: https://www.saibatumansaray.comInstagram, Facebook, Youtube: @qariahmadbahMake sure you hit SUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss out on any of my episodes And, if you enjoyed this episode, please leave me a rating and a review? Thanks! 
11/3/202218 minutes, 38 seconds
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Advocacy and Human Rights

The Saibatu Mansaray Journey chats with one of Sierra Leone’s finest lawyer's and human rights advocate. Esq Augustine Sorie-Sengbe Marrah enthusiastically and unapologetically lends his voice to the cause of the people to a point he nearly jeopardized his own legal career. You don’t want to miss:Our lawyer’s run-in with the lawHis take on Sierra Leone’s judicial systemWomen in governance Through my story and those of my amazing guests, I pray that our message touches the lives of people to be inspired, encouraged and informed all on all things faith, empowerment, global health, and beloved Mother Africa.Links and resources:Instagram, Twitter, FaceBook: The Saibatu Mansaray JourneyWebsite: https://www.saibatumansaray.comTwitter: @SoeMarrah; FB:  Sorie-Sengbe MarrahMake sure you hit SUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss out on any of my weekly episodes!And, if you enjoyed this episode, please leave me a rating and a review? Thanks! 
8/9/20221 hour, 6 minutes, 40 seconds
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Emerging Visionary Leader

                                                                                                   Emerging Visionary LeaderThe Saibatu Mansaray Journey had a great chat with one of Sierra Leone’s finest and well respected lecturers at the Institute of Public Administration and Management (IPAM) and a man who is passionate about empowering youth inside and outside the classroom. His show Meet Professionals is one of class and showcases the work of some very impressive people. IB Kebe is a man of many hats and was recently awarded by Concord Times as “Emerging Visionary of the Year.” Ibrahim Alusine Kebe talks to us through his Journey and why his commitment to our youth and Sierra Leone as a whole. You don’t want to miss:His journey as a twin and finding himselfThe inspiration behind his work and personalityDiscussing his show “Meet Professionals”Through my story and those of my amazing guests, I pray that our message touches the lives of people to be inspired, encouraged and informed all on all things faith, empowerment, global health, and beloved Mother Africa.Links and resources:Instagram, Twitter, FaceBook: The Saibatu Mansaray JourneyWebsite: https://www.saibatumansaray.comMeet Professionals Website: www.meetprofessionalssl.comTwitter:  https://twitter.com/home   FB:  https://www.facebook.com/meetprofessionals1/ IG: https://instagram.com/meet_professionalsLinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/meet-professionals-000711202/https://m.youtube.com/channel/ucTKuWFFSkUST36lx46ABOggEmail: [email protected] sure you hit SUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss out on any of my weekly episodes!And, if you enjoyed this episode, please leave me a rating and a review? Thanks! 
3/12/20221 hour, 8 minutes, 29 seconds
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A Moment with Sierra Leone's Beloved Alim

I had the opportunity to chat with one of Sierra Leone’s finest and very active Islamic scholars to give us his perspective on Islam in Sierra Leone. This episode is a mixture of one of our local dialects and English. We chat about women in Islam, the unrelenting efforts of our youth, seeking Islamic knowledge and the Muslim community’s efforts to propagate Islam in their own small way. Islam is the dominant religion in Sierra Leone where the Muslim population is ranging between 70-80%. You don’t want to miss:The scholar and professor’s perspective on Islam in Sierra LeoneThe way forward on advancing Islam His journey to being an AlimThrough my story and those of my amazing guests, I pray that our message touches the lives of people to be inspired, encouraged and informed all on all things faith, empowerment, global health, and beloved Mother Africa.Links and resources:Instagram, Twitter, FaceBook: The Saibatu Mansaray JourneyWebsite: https://www.saibatumansaray.comFacebook: Doc Ramadan JallohMake sure you hit SUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss out on any of my weekly episodes!And, if you enjoyed this episode, please leave me a rating and a review? Thanks! 
2/25/20221 hour, 28 minutes, 39 seconds
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Student in Politics

                                                                                                  A Student in Politics The Saibatu Mansaray Journey had a chance to chat with the President-elect of the student union of the Institute of Public Administration and Management (IPAM). Anthony Sannoh, a 3rd year student pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Sector Management came out the victor of the first ever online electoral process in the history of Sierra Leone’s university student union government elections. His passion, servant leadership, and can-do and will deliver attitude was impressive. In our discussion he made promises that he has already begun to deliver on and we will continue to follow his political journey.You don’t want to miss:The importance of students in politics as youth The strategy behind the first ever online electoral campaignThe promises of President-elect Sannoh to improve the quality of life for his fellow students at IPAMThrough my story and those of my amazing guests, I pray that our message touches the lives of people to be inspired, encouraged and informed all on all things faith, empowerment, global health, and beloved Mother Africa.Links and resources:Instagram, Twitter, FaceBook: The Saibatu Mansaray JourneyWebsite: https://www.saibatumansaray.comMake sure you hit SUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss out on any of my weekly episodes!And, if you enjoyed this episode, please leave me a rating and a review? Thanks!
2/16/202252 minutes, 4 seconds
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Physician Assistants in Virtual and Telemedicine (PAVMT)

 The Saibatu Mansaray Journey had a great discussion with fellow physician assistant Hina Mazharuddin, the Executive Vice President for PAs in Virtual Medicine and Telemedicine. In this episode, she shares the value in virtual and telemedicine in today’s unprecedented times and  her work in ensuring physician assistant students are prepared to take on their clinical practice with confidence utilizing this medium of providing quality care to our patients. The pandemic has changed our approach to so many aspects of our lives especially in the medical field and this episode gives us insight to just that. You don’t want to miss:Virtual and telemedicine capabilitiesPhysician Assistants providing quality of care with modern technologyHer impressive PA journeyThrough my story and those of my amazing guests, I pray that our message touches the lives of people to be inspired, encouraged and informed all on all things faith, empowerment, global health, and beloved Mother Africa.Links and resources:Instagram, Twitter, FaceBook: The Saibatu Mansaray JourneyWebsite: https://www.saibatumansaray.comWebsite www.inwiththenewyou.comWebsite: www.pavmt.orgIG : virtualinternetproviderMake sure you hit SUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss out on any of my weekly episodes!And, if you enjoyed this episode, please leave me a rating and a review? Thanks! 
11/5/20211 hour, 6 minutes, 24 seconds
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All About Change

All About Change  The Saibatu Mansaray Journey had a great discussion about the big, bad scary word CHANGE with former U.S. Navy pilot and author Sarah Carter. In this episode, this poised life and leadership coach talks to us about the journey of change and encourages us to not see change as that big, bad, scary thing but to embrace it, grow and take that step forward to becoming who you always dreamt to be. You don’t want to miss:Her journey to authoring her book All About Change: How to Successfully Make Personal Life ChangesTips to prevent us from sabotaging our own successChange as a skill and an opportunityThrough my story and those of my amazing guests, I pray that our message touches the lives of people to be inspired, encouraged and informed all on all things faith, empowerment, global health, and beloved Mother Africa.Links and resources:Instagram, Twitter, FaceBook: The Saibatu Mansaray JourneyWebsite: https://www.saibatumansaray.comWebsite www.inwiththenewyou.comFacebook: @newyoucoachingllcIG : @sarah_carter_coachLinkedin: @sarahjonescarterMake sure you hit SUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss out on any of my weekly episodes!And, if you enjoyed this episode, please leave me a rating and a review? Thanks! 
10/8/20211 hour, 7 minutes, 44 seconds
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Sierra Leone's Deputy Minister of Youth

Talking Youth W/ Sierra Leone’s Deputy Minister of YouthTSMJ prioritizes youth empowerment and raising awareness on their current unfortunate circumstances in Africa, but also a hopeful future. Sierra Leone’s youth make up ⅓ of the population but only 50% are literate with 70% unskilled and unemployed. I had the opportunity to sit with the Honorable Deputy Minister of Youth (Cabinet Secretary) who relates to our youth especially those in the ghetto based on his past. A man that is a visionary and talks to us about the work ahead for our youth to be better postured for success.  You don’t want to miss:Youth and unemploymentSierra Leone’s priorities to combat unemployment for the unskilledHonorable Deputy Minister Kallon’s JourneyThrough my story and those of my amazing guests, I pray that our message touches the lives of people to be inspired, encouraged and informed all on all things faith, empowerment, global health, and beloved Mother Africa.Links and resources:Instagram, Twitter, FaceBook: The Saibatu Mansaray JourneyWebsite: https://www.saibatumansaray.comMake sure you hit SUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss out on any of my weekly episodes!And, if you enjoyed this episode, please leave me a rating and a review? Thanks! 
7/26/202155 minutes, 48 seconds
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7 Million Citizens and Only 20 Dentists - Inside Salone's Oral Health!

TSMJ has a major global health focus and today, I sat with Dr. Ahmed Al-hassan Sheriff who is one of only a handful of practicing dentists in Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone is a country of 7M people, but yet our pool of dentists equates to no more than 20 all of which reside in the urban area and are general practitioners. Dr. Sheriff and I discuss this health disparity and its impacts on our population, especially our little ones and youth.  You don’t want to miss:Dental health disparityResource Scarcity Tips and raising awareness on good dental hygieneThrough my story and those of my amazing guests, I pray that our message touches the lives of people to be inspired, encouraged, and informed all on all things faith, empowerment, global health, and beloved Mother Africa.Links and resources:Instagram, Twitter, FaceBook: The Saibatu Mansaray JourneyWebsite: https://www.saibatumansaray.comFacebook: Ahmed Al-hassan SheriffMake sure you hit SUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss out on any of my weekly episodes!And, if you enjoyed this episode, please leave me a rating and a review? Thanks!
6/15/20211 hour, 6 minutes, 53 seconds
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3 Activists & The Fight for Equal Rights in Sierra Leone

Amanatu Thomas has spent the last few years fighting the discrimination against hijabi and niqabi Muslim women in Sierra Leone. Naasu Fofanah a rape survivor and author has been very outspoken about sexual-based violence. Lastly Chernor Bah, a man who considers himself a feminist and prioritizes the health and wellness of our women who have faced varying degrees of trauma but also a man that is at the forefront of all women’s empowerment efforts.   You don’t want to miss:Their Journeys to activism Their #choosetochallengeOur vision for Sierra Leone’s womenThrough my story and those of my amazing guests, I pray that our message touches the lives of people to be inspired, encouraged, and informed all on all things faith, empowerment, global health, and beloved Mother Africa.Links and resources:Instagram, Twitter, FaceBook: The Saibatu Mansaray JourneyWebsite: https://www.saibatumansaray.comFacebook: Nassau Fofanah; Amanatu Ajibola Thomas; Chernor BahMake sure you hit SUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss out on any of my weekly episodes!And, if you enjoyed this episode, please leave me a rating and a review? Thanks!
6/8/202155 minutes, 48 seconds
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Youth and Men’s Empowerment with Army Chaplain (COL) Khallid M. Shabazz

The Saibatu Mansaray Journey had an inspiring conversation with Chaplain (Colonel) Khallid Shabazz, the highest-ranking Muslim Chaplain in the military about his challenging journey as a youth and some key decisions he made that shaped his life into the man he is today. Chaplain Shabazz served as the chaplain during my first deployment to Iraq in 2005-2006, and we both agree those were trying times for all of us, but his religious leadership during that time kept me steadfast in the path of God. You don’t want to miss:His journey of trials as a youth and a convert to Islam to the upstanding man he is todayHis advice to our youth and menDiscussing his inspiring short video “Don’t Quit!”Through my story and those of my amazing guests, I pray that our message touches the lives of people to be inspired, encouraged, and informed all on all things faith, empowerment, global health, and beloved Mother Africa.Links and resources:Instagram, Twitter, FaceBook: The Saibatu Mansaray JourneyWebsite: https://www.saibatumansaray.comhttps://sl.usembassy.gov/our-relationship/our-ambassador/Twitter: Doctorkhallid; FB: khallidshabazzphd; IG: team_shabazz; LinkedIn: Chaplain (COL) Khallid ShabazzMake sure you hit SUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss out on any of my weekly episodes!And, if you enjoyed this episode, please leave me a rating and a review? Thanks!
4/20/20211 hour, 2 minutes, 24 seconds
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US-Sierra Leone Bilateral Relations

US-Sierra Leone Bilateral RelationsThe Saibatu Mansaray Journey was privileged to sit with the US Ambassador to Sierra Leone to discuss the bilateral relationship between the United States and Sierra Leone. Ambassador Maria Brewer enlightened us on several concerted efforts in the health sector, human rights, legal/ correctional sector and her self help fund. Ambassador Brewer has served in Nigeria, Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan and this is her second stint in Sierra Leone. Her passion and commitment to public service while representing the United States abroad is what motivates her to wake up every morning.You don’t want to miss:US Embassy programs in concert with the Government of Sierra LeoneHer take on Sierra Leone’s health affairsThe Ambassador’s self help fund for local organizations / innovatorsThrough my story and those of my amazing guests, I pray that our message touches the lives of people to be inspired, encouraged and informed all on all things faith, empowerment, global health, and beloved Mother Africa.Links and resources:Instagram, Twitter, FaceBook: The Saibatu Mansaray JourneyWebsite: https://www.saibatumansaray.comhttps://sl.usembassy.gov/our-relationship/our-ambassador/LinkedIn: Ambassador Maria BrewerMake sure you hit SUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss out on any of my weekly episodes!And, if you enjoyed this episode, please leave me a rating and a review? Thanks! 
2/2/202143 minutes, 55 seconds
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Sexual Reproductive Health in African Youth

In light of our youth month, today The Saibatu Mansaray Journey sits with a passionate Ethiopian medical practitioner who has dedicated his profession to public service and for many years his focus has been on maternal and sexual reproductive health. During our chat, we tie poor SRH with maternal mortality and the state of affairs of our teenagers. I highlight stats about the impacts poor SRH has on our youth worldwide. You don’t want to miss: The state of affairs of our youth and teenage pregnancy The role of schools, religious leaders and parents have on reducing teenage pregnancies The call to action for SRH Global Ambassadors Through my story and those of my amazing guests, I pray that our message touches the lives of people to be inspired, encouraged and informed all on all things faith, empowerment, global health, and beloved Mother Africa. Links and resources: Instagram, Twitter, FaceBook: The Saibatu Mansaray Journey Website: https://www.saibatumansaray.com https://www.facebook.com/fitsaflatsa. https://twitter.com/negash_taye For more about Ethiopia’s government program: In Ethiopia, Under Ethiopian Ministry of Health Maternal and Child Health Directorate , there is an Adolescent and Youth Health Case Team- you can find under the link below http://www.moh.gov.et/ejcc/en/node/218. Make sure you hit SUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss out on any of my weekly episodes! And, if you enjoyed this episode, please leave me a rating and a review? Thanks!
1/19/202135 minutes, 28 seconds
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Design Your Destiny: Youth Empowerment

Design Your Destiny: Youth Empowerment This month of The Saibatu Mansaray Journey we focus on one of our many priorities which is our youth. Last month I lost my nephew who was only 25 years old and was an amazing, inspirational young man who valued being a role model to young people especially those who loved football. As a Baylor football player, he embodied teamwork, camaraderie and mentorship. While I did not get to have him as a guest on the show, his persona will forever shine through every episode the Journey airs for our youth, young people and all those aspiring to make it to the next level. In this episode we chat with an international lawyer, mindset coach, social entrepreneur, published author, prolific writer, public speaker and humanitarian Henry Ukazu. He is the author of the widely acclaimed inspirational and motivational book Design Your Destiny- Actualizing Your Birthright To Success. Henry is a Nigerian who now lives in the US and is the Founder and President at Global Empowerment Mentoring Initiative Inc. and Henry Ukazu Leadership and Mentoring Program. This is a man who prioritizes the empowerment and success of our youth which started when he was a young man himself empowering and leading others be it in high school or college and today is an influential advocate for millennials as powerful instruments of community and global transformation.Henry currently serves as a Legal Coordinator for the New York City  Department of Corrections. You don’t want to miss:Henry’s take on empowering our disadvantaged youthThe role of parents in being a support system to our youthMy take on the future of AfricaThrough my story and those of my amazing guests, I pray that our message touches the lives of people to be inspired, encouraged and informed all on all things faith, empowerment, global health, and beloved Mother Africa.Links and resources:Instagram, Twitter, FaceBook: The Saibatu Mansaray JourneyWebsite: https://www.saibatumansaray.comWebsite: www.gloemi.comBlog:  henryukazu.comInstagram/ Facebook/ Twitter: Henry Ukazu (Instagram/ Facebook/ Twitter / LinkedIn)Henry’s Book: https://www.amazon.com/Design-Your-Destiny-Actualizing-Birthright/dp/1543237533Recommended Resource: Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon HillMake sure you hit SUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss out on any of my weekly episodes!And, if you enjoyed this episode, please leave me a rating and a review? Thanks! 
1/5/20211 hour, 12 minutes, 59 seconds
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Chic African Muslimah

Saibatu Mansaray a proud hijabi sits with Sierra Leonean born Sister Khadijah Jalloh, a Muslimah, mother of four, wife of a Sheikh and a registered nurse on all things modest Muslimah fashion and the prioritization of our faith. What does being a hijabi mean to you? You don’t want to miss:Our journey to being modest MuslimahsHolding onto the Deen Our inexpensive go-to shopping stores and websitesThrough my story and those of my amazing guests, I pray that our message touches the lives of people to be inspired, encouraged and informed all on all things faith, empowerment, global health, and beloved Mother Africa.Links and resources:Instagram, Twitter, FaceBook: The Saibatu Mansaray JourneyWebsite: https://www.saibatumansaray.comInstagram: @ hajaibraheem Link: InstagramInstagram: @hijabstylguideLink: InstagramFacebook: @hijabstyleguide Link:  FacebookTwitter: @hajaibraheemLink: TwitterMake sure you hit SUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss out on any of my weekly episodes!And, if you enjoyed this episode, please leave me a rating and a review? Thanks! 
12/29/20201 hour, 30 minutes, 52 seconds
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Increasing Access to Care Worldwide

As our health issues are on the rise globally, Physician Assistants are integral to expanding the workforce thereby increasing access to care. This episode, we chat with a fellow Physician Assistant, Yale’s Assistant Professor Mary Showstark on expanding the healthcare workforce globally in efforts to meet the health demands of individuals and that of our entire society. Mary shares the concerted efforts of herself and others on global mid-level provider programs that are graduating qualified Physician Assistants, Community Health Officers, Physician Associates, Clinical Officers and Associates which in turn expands the workforce. You don’t want to miss:Integral providers that expand a country’s healthcare workforceInternational Federation of Physician Assistant / Physician Associate and Clinical Officer / Clinical Associate / Comparable Students’ Association (IFPACS); Physician Assistant for Global Health (PAGH); International Academy of Physician Associate Educators (IAPAE)Recognizing and utilizing the mid-level providers in developing countriesThrough my story and those of my amazing guests, I pray that our message touches the lives of people to be inspired, encouraged and informed all on all things faith, empowerment, global health, and beloved Mother Africa.Links and resources:Instagram, Twitter, FaceBook: The Saibatu Mansaray Journeyhttps://iapae.com/https://www.pasforglobalhealth.com/https://www.ifpacs.org/www.internationalpas.orghttps://medicine.yale.edu/profile/mary_showstark/Make sure you hit SUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss out on any of my weekly episodes!And, if you enjoyed this episode, please leave me a rating and a review? Thanks!
12/22/20201 hour, 15 minutes, 8 seconds
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Journey to Becoming US Military's First Female Muslim Chaplain

The United States military makes history by commissioning the first Muslimah chaplain Lt Saleha Jabeen. This episode, we chat with India-born Sister Saleha on her journey to becoming the first Muslimah chaplain and the road ahead in the military. She is a strong promoter of inter-religious dialogue and Interfaith bridge-building and was the first Muslim woman at Catholic Theological Union to be elected by her peers as the valedictorian of her class.You don’t want to miss:Military religious freedomInterfaith etiquette and misconceptions of certain religionsMy advice to her as she embarks upon her military journeyThrough my story and those of my amazing guests, I pray that our message touches the lives of people to be inspired, encouraged and informed all on all things faith, empowerment, global health, and beloved Mother Africa.Links and resources:Instagram, Twitter, FaceBook: The Saibatu Mansaray JourneyLinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/salehaj Make sure you hit SUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss out on any of my weekly episodes!And, if you enjoyed this episode, please leave me a rating and a review? Thanks! 
12/15/20201 hour, 21 minutes, 15 seconds
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The State of Africa's Health and Wellness

As Africans we are keenly aware of the need to increase awareness on mental health; and decrease cultural biases and stigma on mental health. This episode, we chat with Dr. Carol Labor, a Doctor of Public Health whose research is grounded at the intersection of mental health and trauma with over 30 years combined professional experience. After 40 years of living in the United States, Dr. Labor recently returned home to Sierra Leone to focus on women’s wellness. You don’t want to miss:Africa’s mental health challenges Trauma, sexual based violence, suicideThe role of the community, educators and government officials to address Africa’s mental health challengesThrough my story and those of my amazing guests, I pray that our message touches the lives of people to be inspired, encouraged and informed all on all things faith, empowerment, global health, and beloved Mother Africa.Links and resources:Instagram, Twitter, FaceBook: The Saibatu Mansaray JourneyLinkedIn: LinkTwitter: @drcarollaborDr. Labor’s Girls Initiative Program: www.girlsproject.orgRecommended Book: The Body Keeps ScoreMake sure you hit SUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss out on any of my weekly episodes!And, if you enjoyed this episode, please leave me a rating and a review? Thanks! 
12/8/20201 hour, 24 minutes, 3 seconds
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MSF and Africa's Public Health Crisis

Medecins San Frontieres (MSF) joins The Saibatu Mansaray Journey to discuss the state of affairs in Mother Africa’s public health.  This episode we chat with Dr. Mark Sherlock, medical program manager for MSF projects in Nigeria, Iraq and Jordan. Mark sheds some light on an orofacial gangrenous infection known as noma that MSF is currently addressing in Africa. This infection has a very high mortality rate wherein 9 out of 10 children die if the disease goes unnoticed and untreated in a timely manner.You don’t want to miss:MSF’s take on Africa’s public health crisesValuable lessons learned by MSF over the years of their humanitarian workRoad to a healthier AfricaThrough my story and those of my amazing guests, I pray that our message touches the lives of people to be inspired, encouraged and informed all on all things faith, empowerment, global health, and beloved Mother Africa.Links and resources:Instagram, Twitter, FaceBook: The Saibatu Mansaray JourneyWebsite: https://www.saibatumansaray.comTwitter: @sherlockmarkMake sure you hit SUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss out on any of my weekly episodes!And, if you enjoyed this episode, please leave me a rating and a review? Thanks!
12/1/20201 hour, 41 minutes, 45 seconds
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Leave It To Naasu

As we close this month chatting with some fierce women, we sit down with Madam Naasu Fofanah a Sierra Leonean sexual based violence survivor, author, entrepreneur and women’s rights activist to discuss the state of affairs in my home country. Naasu gives us her take on the root cause of sexual based violence in Sierra Leone and her experience as a teenager. Her book Leave it To Naasu, chronicles her life and her unwavering resilience. You don’t want to miss:The role of African world leaders and parents in sexual based violence incidentsThe power of the offenderWomen’s empowerment tipsThrough my story and those of my amazing guests, I pray that our message touches the lives of people to be inspired, encouraged and informed all on all things faith, empowerment, global health, and beloved Mother Africa.Links and resources:Instagram, Twitter, FaceBook: The Saibatu Mansaray JourneyWebsite: https://www.saibatumansaray.comFacebook/ LinkedIn / IG:  Nassau FofanahMake sure you hit SUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss out on any of my weekly episodes!And, if you enjoyed this episode, please leave me a rating and a review, thanks!
11/24/20201 hour, 57 minutes, 6 seconds
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A Nigerian Woman's Journey To Addressing Maternal Mortality

This month of The Saibatu Mansaray Journey is about the work of some amazing women around the world. This episode we chat with an award winning, internationally trained, dual qualified, experienced and passionate senior midwife and nurse who is working tirelessly to drastically reduce Nigeria’s maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity rates by 2025. Tolu Adeleke, returns to Nigeria after spending 30 years in the UK to be part of the local solution to Nigeria’s high maternal mortality rates.  You don’t want to miss:The dire state of affairs of maternal mortality in AfricaThe role of men, community and religious leaders in supporting and encouraging our African womenSalient advice for African leaders to help reduce maternal mortality in our communities and continent
11/17/20201 hour, 58 minutes, 54 seconds
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Women in Society

This month of The Saibatu Mansaray Journey is about the work of some amazing women around the world. This episode we chat with a young Sudanese woman who at a young age has dedicated her life to empowering women and youth through education. Arwa Ahmed Elnour, believes that education is paramount in the vulnerable and marginalized population and that we all have a role to play in advocating for human rights especially the rights of the vulnerable. You don’t want to miss:The initiative of Strategy 4 You in empowering women and youthThe role of women in peace building Sudan’s struggle with gender inequality especially in the education system
11/10/202057 minutes, 48 seconds
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Women in Leadership

This month of The Saibatu Mansaray Journey is about the work of some amazing women around the world. This episode we chat with the highest ranking woman in the United States Secret Service who serves as the Assistant Director for the Office of Protective Operations. Kim Cheatle talks to us about her leadership journey, her personal loss and the importance of prioritizing faith and family. As the first woman to ever fill the role of overseeing the protection of the President and Vice President of the United States she shares some valuable tips for women to be mindful of as we navigate the workplace.You don’t want to miss:A woman’s leadership journey in a male dominated workforceThe role gender plays or should not play in one’s careerCrucial pieces of advice for advancement in the workplace
11/3/20201 hour, 22 minutes, 32 seconds
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Caring for Those Struggling with Addiction

10/27/20201 hour, 2 minutes, 15 seconds
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Facing Adversity

10/20/20201 hour, 19 minutes, 9 seconds
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The Journey of Faith

10/13/20201 hour, 27 minutes, 5 seconds
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The Inaugural Episode

10/6/202015 minutes, 15 seconds
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Intro

10/2/202042 seconds