Sophie Simons

A Response To Women And Leadership

The Victoria International Leadership Programme at Victoria University offers seminars to educate people on the most pressing issues in our society. The most recent seminar last week on Women and Leadership, organized by the French Embassy, was about the incredible story of Mrs. Loretta Daunakamakama. The story of Mrs. Daunakamakama […]

Hope For Syria?

On 27 February, I attended a speaker event lead by Carsten Bockemuehl, who has recently spent time in Jordan to understand the Syrian conflict. He was deployed for four months in the city of Amman in neighbouring Jordan as Advocacy Director for World Vision’s Syria Response Unit. His speech gave […]

Sustainability Development Goal 6

“Ensuring availability, managing resources and providing sanitation and water for all” is an unrealistic goal, demonstrated through a wide range of perspectives; economic, natural and socio-political. Water is essential for all life as humans, being made up of 85% water, can only go three days without water before dying from […]