Breaking The Mould
Venus and Serena Williams are on a trip to Nigeria to promote the women’s empowerment initiative ‘Breaking The Mould’ (BTM), which is aimed at inspiring, motivating and empowering Nigerian women and young children so that they can fullfil their inner potentials, regardless of the obstacles set in their paths.
The BTM campaign has already garnered international support as it aims to recognise and acknowledge the role that women play in shifting perceptions and encouraging development at all levels across the African continent. Venus and Serena are role ‘Mould Breakers’ having gone through the crucibles of life to become what they are today. As ‘Champions of Change’, they are coming to Lagos to encourage more women to break moulds that have stood between them and their potentials,” said a statement from the organisers of the tour of Lagos.
The Williams sisters boast a staggering statistic of having won 82% of their combined 1440 professional games! As a doubles pair, they have won 89% of the 187 games they’ve played together.