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Fatou Wurie

Fatou Wurie

Fatou is a communications and branding strategist who considers herself a storyteller. Fatou holds a BA in political science and gender studies from the University of British Columbia (UBC). She hails from a strong communications background acting as CEO and managing director at Free{the}Town, a communications and branding firm that specializes in African grown projects, brands and campaigns with clients like UNICEF, Health Poverty Action (HPA), AFFORD SL, Sweet Salone and Sierra Leone National Shipping Carrier (SLNC) to name a few. Fatou is a TEDx Freetown organizer, columnist at Standard Times Newspaper and a blogger at the Huffington Post. She also sits on the board of OWNERS, a social entrepreneurial project that empowers local female owned businesses. Follow her thoughts HERE.


Maternal Health in a Time of Ebola

MamaYe's Fatou Wurie discusses her experiences of maternal health care in Sierra Leone with Amnesty International.

Salone Na We Yone! U-Report - Raising Youth Voices in Sierra Leone

U-report Sierra Leone launched one week ago at the MamaYe offices in Freetown. U-report is a social monitoring tool designed for youth and other community members to strengthen community-led development and citizen engagement supported by UNICEF.

MamaYe Sierra Leone on AfroElle Magazine

AfroElle magazine interviewed MamaYe Sierra Leone's communications advisor to learn more about MamaYe's work and impact across Africa. November 2014 Issue

National Ebola Recruitment Drive SL

Recruitment for ebola response roles in Sierra Leone. Bringing talent, capability and opportunity together for a community solution to Ebola.

Persistence in the face of an emergency

We recently conducted an assessment of 10 health facilities to better gauge the preparedness of our clinics to handle the major spike in Ebola cases in Freetown and some health facilities remain open despite the myriad of challenges

The Survivors that BEAT Ebola

Thirty-five Ebola survivors met last week in Kenema – one of the epicentres of the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone - in an ‘Ebola Survivor’s Conference’. The gathering saw to experience sharing discussions, dealing with the aftermath having survived Ebola, and community support efforts.

Articles on Ebola

This week's must read articles, infrographics, photos and blogs - all on Ebola

Impact of the Ebola Crisis: A Perspective from the Countries

Impact of the Ebola Crisis: A Perspective from the Countries - A World Bank Organised Digital Event

This Week's Top 5 News Articles YOU should READ

We are compiling 5 TOP articles on Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone and issues of maternal and newborn health in light of Sierra Leone's current Ebola outbreak that we recommend you read.

CDC Safety Training Course for Healthcare Workers Going to West Africa in Response to the 2014 Ebola Outbreak

Medical volunteers who would like to provide assistance with the West Africa Ebola outbreak