Mawazo riding her bike to success
Success is building a cathedral with the bricks others have thrown at you - by Ines Ciza
Success starts when you believe in yourself and you do what you need to do to succeed. Unfortunately, women - in particular in the coffee industry - tend to sabotage their own success even before they start! Women need to remove from their thinking: “I am not ready to do that” or ”I will do that when I’m better prepared”.
Perhaps the difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength or a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of motivation - by Kattia Barrantes
Motivation is the force or engine that thrusts us into making our dreams come true, personally as well as professionally.
You CAN make a difference in this world: don’t listen to those people who are scared to try and especially not to those who are scared you will succeed - by Raquel Santos Soares Menezes
When Marisa Contreras says that coffee is the best business in the world, she just not truly believes this, but persuades all who are listening that she is indeed speaking the truth!
Waking up each day to work in the coffee industry is turning out to be the greatest experience in my life. Ever since I joined Dedan Kimathi University of Technology to study coffee, I have experienced vigorous growth and satisfaction. All motivated by the issues revolving around coffee. It is through coffee that I am capable of earning a living. This is similar to several other women who earn their living through this valuable commodity along the value and quality chain.
Life does not consist in holding good cards, but playing the ones you have well - by Rebeca Valle Anfossi
I have something that motivates me, it is as simple as knowing that I have the freedom to dream, to build my dreams with those who love me and expect good things from me.
We all look up to strong, independent women. And Sunalini Menon is one of them! by Urvashi Malhotra
Motivation – it’s a multi-layered word, full of depth and emotion. It’s what keeps us going, what propels us forward and gives one the inspiration to meet the challenges that come our way.
If you want to learn to fly, you must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; you cannot fly into flying – by Ines Ciza
During the month of August 2014, I went to visit women in the coffee industry in countryside of Burundi with members of the International Women's Coffee Alliance (IWCA) – the Burundi chapter - in order to encourage these ladies by asking them the problems they encounter in the coffee industry with hopes to resolve them together.
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