#LLAInterview – “My first assignment is as ‘Mom in Chief’ which is a responsibility to my home, then my job and everything else.”Regina Askia-Williams, Healthcare Activist

Regina Askia-Williams needs little introduction. The former Nollywood actress and beauty queen talks to Leading Ladies Africa about her rebranding and her vision to make a huge impact in the healthcare sector in Nigeria and beyond.  Who is Regina Askia-Williams and what does she do? I am a New York City based registered nurse working […]

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Meet Jessica Matthews, the female entrepreneur who raised $7 million for a renewable energy tech startup

We’ve have nothing but respect for this power woman, founder and CEO of renewable energy tech startup Uncharted Play, Jessica O. Matthews. Her company just closed a $7 million Series A round funding led by the NIC Fund with participation from Kapor Capital, Magic Johnson Enterprises, BBG Ventures and Lingo Ventures. As a result of this deal, Matthews has become the 13th […]

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Hilda Moraa is undoubtedly one of the most successful young female tech entrepreneurs in Africa

Women are taking over the tech world and we’re loving it. Meet Hilda Moraa. Hilda is one of the founders of Weza Tele Limited, a leading provider in variety of value added mobility solutions in commerce, supply chain, distribution and mobile payment integration Weza Tele was born out of a school project that Hilda had worked […]

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“Keep working, Keep Believing. Never Give up!” Linda Ikeji shares inspiring birthday message

To celebrate her birthday, Blogger and Media Entrepreneur, Linda Ikeji has released a video to encourage everyone never to give up on their dreams.  “No dream is too big for anyone to a achieve. I was once a dreamer,” Linda says in the video and to a large extent, she is still dreaming. “Sometimes success […]

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Oby Igodan is proof that any woman can spot a lucrative business opportunity

We are inspired by Oby Igodan. the Founder of Home Also Crèche & Daycare and Managing Partner at VIL Consulting. Combining a part time job with her passion for childcare has not been an easy journey yet, Oby’s persistence is proof that anything is achievable if you’re able to conceive it in your mind.  Oby decided to start […]

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#InspirationSeries – Why You Really Need To Begin To Live and Love Your Own Story

Dear Girl, Yea, you know, I…catch myself too. When I am longing to escape from my ordinary moments; when someone else’s highlight reel makes me feel just a little smaller. The everyday chores, and routine work can make us feel like there’s someplace we haven’t arrived at yet. We’ve become the runaway brides in our […]

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Francesca Uriri – For Hillary Clinton and to all the super women who are not

A few weeks ago, on a sunny Saturday afternoon, I went to the market with my mom. I wasn’t feeling strong enough, and was a little light-headed, but felt like it was no big deal, and that I would be able to swing it. Plus, as a renowned foodie that I am, I desperately needed […]

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Meet Jennifer Uchendu, Africa’s sustainability queen

  It’s not every time you see a young woman so passionate about the environment and sustainability that she sets up an organization focused on that. Jennifer Uchendu is definitely one of a kind. She is the founder of Susty Vibes, an organization that preaches sustainability in Africa especially amongst Youths, via innovative projects like Susty Parties […]

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5 awesome quotes from Ighiwiyisi Jacobs’ video about makeup that were spot on

What does makeup mean to you? Does it define you or is it something you use simply to enhance your beauty? After a personal experience where she developed a warped view about the use of makeup, Ighiwiyisi Jacobs shares why a woman’s identity should never be defined by makeup. Here are 5 quotes from Ighiwiyisi’s video that […]

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Sekeleni Nandipha Balances Medicine and Fashion Perfectly.

Sekeleni’s profession as a doctor could easily have confined her and her hopes of ever becoming a fashion icon. After all, doctors have a particular way they must dress and if she spends so much time in the hospital she may not have extra time for anything else. Right? Despite being a doctor, this wife, […]

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