Arunma Oteh, Patricia Obozuwa, Mairo Bashir, Oyeyimika Adeboye… Here are the 50 Leading Ladies in Corporate Nigeria

As the world becomes increasingly aware of the important role women play in the corporate world, Leading Ladies Africa presents a list of 50 Nigerian women who are leading the cavalry in showing the impact they have in the Nigerian corporate and business sector. First of its kind in Nigeria, the #50LeadingLadiesinCorporateNigeria list, published strategically […]

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Adesua Dozie, Teni Apata, Kadaria Ahmed, Ngozi Nkwoji, … These are Nigeria’s 100 Most Inspiring Women in 2019

Leading Ladies Africa presents its annual #100 Most Inspiring Women in Nigeria list for 2019. For the 5th consecutive year, the list features 100 Nigerian women drawn from a diverse range of backgrounds and sectors who are deliberately impacting their world and local communities through the power and strength of their ideas and achievements. The […]

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#LLAInterview: ”I thrive off communities of women supporting each other in beautiful and authentic ways” Moiyattu Banya-Keister, Sierra Leonean Activist and Social Entrepreneur

Sierra Leonean activist and social entrepreneur, Moiyattu Banya-Keister is keen about impacting African women and girls. She does this actively through a number of initiatives, notably- Women Change Africa, a social enterprise that curates the stories of African women and Girls Empowerment Summit Sierra Leone, a social impact feminist based organization that supports girls in becoming […]

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We Stan a Leading Lady! 39-year-old Uzoma Asagwara Gets a Legislative Seat in Manitoba, Canada

In over 150 years, no black woman had ever made it to the legislative seat in Manitoba, but Uzoma Asagwara, who contested under the New Democratic Party, has been elected as a member of the Manitoba Legislature Asagwara was one of three black people in the 150-year history of the Manitoba legislative house. She has […]

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Union Bank Empowers 40 Female Entrepreneurs through Enterprise & Leadership Program

Union Bank, in conjunction with Leading Ladies Africa, today officially unveiled 40 female entrepreneurs who will be participating in the keenly sought after Enterprise and Leadership Program (ELP). The initiative, being put together by women-focused non-profit organisation, Leading Ladies Africa, is a two-month, practical, hands-on program that is focused on enabling women entrepreneurs in Nigeria […]

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Meet Sarah Ahmed, Founder, Warp + Weft

For Sarah Ahmed, the business of denim is her business! Soft, affordable and beautiful, a pair of Warp + Weft jeans is a must-have for every woman. Founder of Warp + Weft, Sarah Ahmed combined this innovative fabric with the sustainable practices she picked up from her family’s luxury denim brand, DL1961, and now Warp + Weft is being […]

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4 Perfect Ways to Improve Your Memory

We all want that sharp memory that grasps the tiniest bit of information; from remembering people’s names to recognizing people’s faces after meeting them once, memory plays a major role in our career, businesses, networking and virtually everything we do. How then can we boost this memory? Read on: Sleep. Yes, we know the saying […]

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Did Winnie Mandela Really Multiply? Being a Woman in Corporate South Africa

Being a woman in corporate South Africa in 2019. I have been reflecting on my over a decade long career in communications in corporate South Africa this past woman’s month. I have found myself meditating on my role as a black woman operating in a predominately white corporate South Africa.  The death of Winnie Madikizela […]

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“TheBookDealerNG is Nigeria’s first all-African online bookstore.” #LLA Meets Mariam Sule-Izuagbe – Founder, TheBookDealerNG

Mariam Sule is a Writer, a serial entrepreneur, and aspiring teacher. Her fiction and non-fiction have appeared in the Ake Review, Brittle Paper, Ebedi Review, Arts and Africa, ITCH Creative Journal and Litro Magazine UK. She was a Writer-in-Residence at the Ebedi International Writers Residency. She writes monthly articles for ArtxJuJu, a brand committed to challenging […]

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“When you truly know yourself, it doesn’t matter what you’re called. You will answer only to your name! #LLA Meets Charlotte Osei, UN International Elections Commissioner, Ghanaian Lawyer and Former Chairperson, Ghana Electoral Commission

From running an all-female legal firm to chairing electoral commissions of African countries, to running the ’Chat With Charlotte Series’ to mentoring young girls and women, Charlotte Osei is corporate goals and then some. Lean in to learn why we are pretty chuffed about her. It’s great to have you on LLA. How in your […]

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11 Business Lessons We Can Learn From Tricia Ikponmwomba

Popularly known as Tricia Biz, Tricia Ikponmwomba is a Small Business Fixer who is fixing small businesses one business at a time. Born-and-raised in Lagos and ancestral Bini roots, Tricia spent over a decade working for multinationals including British American Tobacco, Nigerian Breweries, MasterCard and so on. Tricia launched TriciaBiz in April 2017 to focus on […]

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#FoodieFriday: Who doesn’t love Nike Majekodunmi of Nuts about Cakes?

If you ever go nuts about sweet-smelling and savory delicacies, then Nuts About Cakes, the baking emporium founded by Nike Majekodunmi, is your best bet! Like many mumpreneurs, Nike’s business was borne out of doing something she loved and finding out that she was good enough at it for people to pay for the end-product: […]

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