She is Juliana Conteh aka Julie Tombo. She is 29 years old. She relocated to the United States at age 11 where she has lived her whole life and presently lived in Iowa State.
She is a capable and confident Entrepreneur, Philanthropist and most importantly a mother. Dropping out of High School at 11th grade (SS3) she endeavored to make progress and become a better person over the years. She is bold, energetic, outgoing, free-spirited, loving, friendly, spontaneous and loud young person.
She is a self-taught entrepreneur who has been able to create her own Brand of body-shapers within a year, opened a boutique and network with partners in Sierra Leone, Dubai, Turkey and China.
With her basic education and talent, she has been able to empower herself, family, close friends and even people she has never met.
Coming from a dark place of hurt, stigma and pains as a teen mother and a single mother of six, she is passionate about empowering teen mothers and single women around the world.
As the journey of life continues, her passion is to advocate for the inclusion of teen mothers into the educational system and empower their interests; advocate for significant financial support to single mothers and discourage stigmatization against single mothers.
Women deserve a HAND UP and not A HAND OUT. They must not be stigmatized.