“Getting an MBA is Great But Ensure You Are Doing It For The Right Reasons.” #CareerConversations with Candace Nkoth Bisseck.

Hey Ladiesūüėć If you joined our recent Career Conversations IG Live Series, then you most likely know what we are on about on the blog today.¬†We had Candace Nkoth Bisseck an¬†African tech expert come teach us about making that big move from 9to5 to CEO. Some key lessons we took out from the conversation are […]

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“My Greatest Achievement Is Being Able To Put A Smile On The Faces Of Shoe Cobblers” – #LLA Meets Cynthia Chisom Ezechukwu, Founder, The Aboki Shoe Repair Africa.

At Leading Ladies¬† Africa, our mission is to promote leadership at all levels¬†to create the next generation of African Leaders who will provide sustainable solutions to Africa’s most pressing and socio- economic challenges. At the grassroots level, we have discovered some women doing incredible things and we are excited to share their journies with you. […]

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“I know how a mistake can disguise itself as a new beginning so I believe in letting go” Titilope Sonuga.

Can we all take a moment to soak in the phenomenon that is Titilope Sonuga¬†Like brittle paper¬†puts it, Titilope is a “remarkable discovery.” Although right now, we do believe she is more a “force” than a “discovery” but very remarkable nonetheless. Recently, I stumbled dug up a performance she gave four years ago.¬† It was […]

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Of Activism, Black Women We Love and Kerry Washington.

You know her as “Olivia Pope” in Scandal, we know her as Kerry Marisa Washington– mom, wife and very importantly, activist. Kerry uses her production¬†company, Simpson Street, to debunk myths and minimalize mainstream consumption of stereotypes about black women often projected in media especially movies by creating healthy, positive alternatives.¬†As an activist, Kerry was appointed […]

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How Well Do You Know Queen Latifah?

“Girls Trip” anyone? What about “Bessie”? “Joyful Noise”? or “Barbershop”? These movies share one thing in common- The Queen! Queen Latifah¬†has been in the entertainment industry for 3 decades. Yup! three solid decades. She has been in the industry since she was 18 and even though she is 48 now, she still manages to churn […]

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12 times Sarah Jakes Roberts Defined Fabulous for Black Women!

In case you have never heard of Sarah Jakes Roberts, she is mega preacher Bishop Jakes second daughter and fourth child. Asides being a preacher and married to a preacher, Sarah is also an entrepreneur. She is an astute business woman and has been a major force in the success of many major initiatives at […]

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“Know the rules ‚Äď understand how things work in your organisation, the politics, the cliques, the key power brokers….” – Ojoma Ochai, #CareerConversations with LLA.

¬†Ojoma Ochai is the Director of Programmes at¬†British Council, Nigeria with over 10 years experience directing programmes in arts and education management and creative economy policy. She chairs the Nigerian Economic Summit Group Thematic Group on Creative and entertainment Industries and have at various points in the past¬† advised various institutions like the World Bank […]

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Dee Rees Craft Makes a Case for Inclusion of Black Women in Mainstream Media.

Following her film making venture which explores Inclusiveness, violence, racism and describes the lives of African women in the diaspora, Award winning African American screenwriter and director Diandrea “Dee” Rees¬†best known for her feature films Pariah (2011), Bessie (2015), and Mudbound (2017) has made history as the first black woman to be nominated for any […]

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#10Questions With The Lady Boss, Barinaada Joy Bema ‚Äď ‚ÄúTo be Successful In Business, You Need To learn The Amazing Power Of Consistency‚Äô‚Äô.

Our Ladyboss this week, Barinaada Joy Bema, Principal founder of Barinaada Legal a specialized law firm that is poised to work with startups, Micro Small and Medium Scale Enterprises and fast growing business organizations sits with us to discuss how as a young lawyer ¬†she has managed to boldly start and run an SME law […]

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“I had to get my personal joy back, and then things started to change” Susan Kelechi Watson, “This Is Us” Actress.

Susan Kelechi Watson 37, is a Jamaican American actress best known for her character “Beth Pearson” in the NBC drama series “This is Us”. The series follows the lives and families of two parents, and their three children, in several different time frame. What is particularly fascinating about the series is Susan’s sterling interpretation of […]

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