Ajie Amie Ceesay is the Acting Country Executive Director Of Gambian Women Are Free To Choose (GWAFC). She was a prime time news anchor and reporter and worked with The Gambia Radio and Television Services. Ajie was attached to the Office of the Vice President and Minister of Women’s Affairs where she covered important news events and issues pertinent to Gambian women. She organizes annual women’s health conferences and in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, free screenings for Diabetes and Hypertension. Ajie pursued a Bachelor of Laws Degree at BPP University in London England where she attained her LLB with Honours. She is currently undertaking the Bar Vocational course and will be called as Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of The Gambia in December 2018.
Ajie continuously works towards registering more success stories for women in The Gambia until a space is achieved where women will no longer feel the need to conform to societal pressures which often render them passive and dependent within a relegated sphere.
GWAFC is the Gambian chapter of All Women Are Free to Choose (AWAFC), the non-profit arm of SiA Inc. dedicated to promoting self-advocacy, equal rights and social entrepreneurship among marginalized women in different parts of the world.
Ajie, keep up the fantastic work in The Gambia!!