“I am proud of starting something from nothing and to be able to leave a legacy.” Johanna Mukoki

Transitioning from a background in Pageantry, Johanna moved to launch Travel With Flair with two partners 18 years ago. Today, the company employs 800 staff country wide and they have offices in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban and Cape Town. Not only has Johanna been able to successfully grow her business, she is the first person from the African […]

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“I have met people who thought I was crazy to imagine a project like this, but the passion I have keeps me going.” Suzie Wokabi

Running a business teaches you a lot of things. Trust us when we say it’s not for the fainthearted. Suzie Wokabi is a beauty entrepreneur and the Founder of Kenya’s first makeup brand, Suzie Beauty. Not only are her products affordable, they are also high-quality and tailor-made for the African woman living in the African climate. […]

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Meet the Aghoghovbias; the four sisters taking chapman to the world

Growing up in a household with parents who found expression through food, Voke, Vona, Vese and Vome developed a deep love for food and experimenting with different recipes. This love for food has turned into Dvees, a business which pioneers West African fine dining and flavours through the creation of unique products, including their signature Chapman […]

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Meet Funmi Alao, a woman making a difference in the real estate industry

Increasingly, more women are going into the real estate space and making their impact in their impact in the industry. Meet Funmi Alao, Managing Direct of Dazen Realtors Ltd. Due to her work in the real estate industry, she has been recognised as one of the top successful Nigerian women in the real estate sector.  Formally […]

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Here’s how Mariana Agness Francisco Eria turned her passion for flowers in a thriving floral design business

Whatever your passion is, you can work on it and turn it into something profitable. That is exactly what Mariana Agness Francisco Eria did. Mariana is the CEO of House of Agness, a floral design company inspired by modern, minimalistic aesthetics with a classic touch. Why did she decide to go into this business? Aside from being […]

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“Success is not linear; you will experience ups and downs.” Rebecca Enonchong

“Work hard, think big and never give up. When you do experience success, stay humble. Success is not linear; you will experience ups and downs. Humility helps keep it all in perspective.” Rebecca Enonchong is a tech entrepreneur and the Founder of AppsTech, a global provider of enterprise application solutions serving clients in more than 50 […]

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Meet Larisa Bowen-Dodoo, the woman in tech spotlighting other women in the STEM field

Didn’t we say that women supporting women isn’t just an empty statement? Larisa Bowen-Dodoo is proof of the validity of that statement. Larisa is the Founder of Levers in Heels, a startup that highlights African women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). One reason why she created Levers in Heels was to create an […]

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Three things Abosode George-Ogan taught us about building a conscious career

Abosede George-Ogan is the Director, Strategy, Funding and Stakeholder Management at the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF). She recently published a book, “Building a Conscious Career“, where she shared useful tips on how to build a fulfilling and financially rewarding career. Here are three things we learnt from Abosede about building a conscious career. […]

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Here’s how Funke Adeniji uses sports to help women overcome some of life’s challenges

You can use any skill, no matter how abstract it is, to empower and help others. Funke Adeniji is proof of this. The Founder of Women Elite Sports Empowerment Initiative (WESIE), Funke was able to overcome a series of athletic and personal challenges by playing basketball from college level to division 1 of the UK’s premiere league for […]

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Meet Joy Chiamonwu, the extraordinary artist who makes masterpieces with granite and charcoal

Across Africa, we are always excited when we find a creative woman who is breaking the mold. Joy Chiamonwu is one of such women. She is a hyperrealist artist who creates masterpieces with Granite, Charcoal and Paper. Here are some of her outstanding pieces@          

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