Tuesday, July 28, 2009

The blogHer worthy Experience- My Chicago Trip

Hey peeps, I missed you all and I am sorry for my inability to do my blog rounds for now. I got back yesterday from the life changing 2009 BlogHer conference in Chicago. I was gone for 6 days out of which 4 of those days were spent flying! This happened as I mentioned that I would be flying to Kenya again.


It's kinda painful that I have to cut short my trip and no visit to my friends in the states but I met the tall, pretty and strong Tigeress. Even though our meeting was short, it was worth it. Nice to meet you girl...

The blogher conference was a great experience for me, it was my first time in the United State of America and it was an enthralling experience meeting change makers, the makers of change makers, those wonderful women that know the importance of living a fulfilling and happy lives while helping others to achieve the same. It was indeed a blessing to meet the BlogHer founders; the 3 Super women that concieved and gave birth to BlogHer.com. It's being 5 industrious and rewarding years for Elisa Camahort Page, Jory Des Jardins and Lisa Stone for bringing together community of women who blog, for making others grow and for creating incredible opportunities for others.

I was delighted to finally meet the other awesome International Activists, Cristina from Bolivia, Pilirani from Malawi and Annie from India. It was even of a greater inspiration at our session when listening to these women speak, when feeling all the changes they are making, when listening to how similar some of our stories are.


I leave for Nairobi tonight. Inside of me is more determination to do more and make more contributions to the world...

16 comments:

Cheron L. Hall said...

Very nice! I wasn't too familiar with BlogHer until this year. I am planning to be in NY for next years event. Hope you enjoying your short stay!

doll said...

welcome back...so u met up with tigress...gd...

Rita said...

All the best and continue to have fun...

Tigeress said...

U flatter me too much! :)

Good Naija Girl said...

Thank you for representing Naija so ably. I thank God for your safe journey and it's great you were able to meet Tigeress :)

bArOquE said...

4 days of 6 'on the road'? poor baby...hope you stay long in Kenya, if you can, visit Mombassa...

Artsville said...

Cooool, Congratulations and welcome back to Africa.

Writefreak said...

Glad you had fun and your passion keeps taking you places...

SUEB0B said...

I was so impressed with the international activism scholarship winners, yourself included. I enjoyed the panel and am glad you had a good time. Thanks for all your work!

Vera Ezimora said...

You and Tigeress met??? Not fair!! Spending 4 out of 6 days flying??? Dat na the life ooo! Talk about life on the fast lane. LOL.

Congrats, love!! Dis is just the beginning. Say Amen!

Ore said...

Great! I look forward to hearing more about your trip.

Tairebabs said...

wow. this sounded great. I didn't know about it before. congrats girl.

Kafo said...

u inspire mii
i am glad it all went well

SOLOMONSYDELLE said...

ooh, sounds like it was a wonderful trip!

StandTall-The Activist said...

Thanks to you all. I just got back from Kenya and I now breathed sigh of reIieve and will try and sleep fr 48hrs!

MissBalance said...

I'm impressed as well as proud of you, StandTall. Keep standing Tall. Just took a life changing quote from your blog "Men of Quality respect women's Equality." Profound!

My Passion, my focus, the change that I want to see in the world - is my propellent factor.

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