Rural Women in Vertical Farming for Sustainable Income

Elizabeth Agatha Musah-Conteh,

Sierra Leone

Elizabeth Agatha Musah-Conteh is a Feminist, an Advocate, Social Entrepreneur, and founder of 4HER Initiative, a woman and girl empowerment organization established in 2018 to positively transform and impact the livelihoods and wellbeing of vulnerable and deprived girls and women in Sierra Leone. She is ambitious, result-oriented, and believes in tolerance, integrity, and compassion for everyone. Elizabeth is creative with exceptional interpersonal and problem-solving skills. She is adventurous and finds so much passion in serving humanity, thus making the world a better place for all.

She holds a BSc. (Hons) in Financial Services from the Institute of Public Administration (IPAM) and an MSc. in Development Management from the University of Sierra Leone. She is a YALI 2017 Fellow and among the 100 Most Influential Young People Global Award, 2020, for her outstanding work to change the world.

As an Activist, the bulk of her work goes towards philanthropic ventures. She provides mentorship, scholarships to school girls, gifts, sanitary and hygiene materials to young women and girls to maintain their dignity and pride, food and clothes, mentorship, education. “Life is better when we all smile together.”