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Jolie Sifa Kpaka quickly became the talk of the town when she dared to become the first female teacher at the Christian Bilingual University of Congo, a school run by the nonprofit Congo Initiative. Jolie had faced many hardships in her region of the Democratic Republic of Congo, including a civil war that had forced her out of her home. But now she was grappling with a different kind of challenge: could she begin to overturn deep-seated societal norms in order to offer hope to women and to a new generation?

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“I was the first female staff member to even stand before students and start teaching.”

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Jolie Sifa Kpaka
Cullen Rodgers-Gates

Music

“Relaxing Acoustics” by Black Rhomb
“Too Smooth” by Mattijis Mueller
“Rhythm Roulette” by Reaktor Productions
“Handwritten Letter” by Peter McIsaac Music
“On Pictures” by Tenacious Orchestra
“Clear Plans” by Immersive Music

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