“How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our she-roes!” 15 Maya Angelou’s Quotes We Love

We can’t help but celebrate the ever green Maya. This multiple award winning poet has been in the game looooooong (yep! stressing it help drives the point home) enough to be termed an “icon”. In case you have never heard the name Maya, grab a chair and sit, lets school you, #LLA style. Maya Angelou […]

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Meet Chantelle Bell, Co- Founder, Syrona Women

Chantelle Bell is a British entrepreneur and a graduate of the Bioscience Enterprise postgraduate course, University of Cambridge. She Co-Founded Syrona Women while in school with the aim of empowering women. Syrona Women is a paradigm that allows women to monitor their health. This pregnancy-test like device allows women to test themselves for cervical cancer at home. The startup has been […]

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Celebrating the Only African American Woman To Receive a B.SC Degree in the Cornell University Chemical Engineering Class of 2016- Iyore N. Olaye

Iyore N. Olaye is a technology innovator currently transforming the beauty and consumer technology industries at Walker & Company Brands, backed by 33.3 million in funding with notable investors. She has a B.sc in Chemical and Bimolecular Engineering from Cornell University and received a business CORe Credential of Readiness from Harvard Business School. She is […]

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Lupita Nyongó Has Authored Her First Book- Sulwe

”From Academy Award–winning actress Lupita Nyong’o comes a powerful, moving picture book about colorism, self-esteem, and learning that true beauty comes from within. ”Sulwe, has skin the color of midnight. She is darker than everyone in her family. She is darker than anyone in her school. Sulwe just wants to be beautiful and bright, like […]

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TEF Announces Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu as New CEO

Following the conclusion of Parminder Vir’s 5-year tenure as CEO, today April 1 2019, Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu assumes position as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF). She becomes the 3rd CEO and the first African to lead the Foundation. Former CEO, Parminder Vir, OBE has been appointed to serve on the […]

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Marley Dias And The #1000BlackGirlBooks Movement

Jamaican-Cape Verdean 14 year old Marley Dias, named after Bob Marley is an American activist, feminist and founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks. When Dias was age 11, she complained to her mother that all of her mandatory reading was books about white boys and dogs. She said, “There wasn’t really any freedom for me to read what I […]

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#3 – Binging with Game Changers – Gamechanger, Remi Adesokan

The BWG show delves into the minds of people with successful brands and careers who have thrived in Nigeria despite evident barriers. It also emphasizes the need for individuals to ultimately pursue their passion in order to live a happier and more fulfilled life. It is hosted by trained lawyer and entrepreneur, Seyi Banigbe, who […]

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“It Is A Challenge That Most Women Regard One Another As Competition’’ #10Questions With The Lady Boss, Olajumoke Adeniyi

Olajumoke Adeniyi, runs a fashion business called ‘Blackrose’. Blackrose is a distributor of Nigerian owned fabrics business which stocks a wide range of African prints in various textures.  As someone who has experience from her years in the Banking Industry, finance and interpersonal relations, it is not far fetched that Olajumoke is able to apply certain skills she has […]

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”Convert that dream to reality through resilience and lift others while you grow” Leading Ladies Africa Meets Xoliswa Daku

Tenacity, determination and excellence are some of the attributes that one can use to describe the powerhouse that is Xoliswa Daku. She is the Founder and CEO of Daku Group of Companies, which focuses on project development, investments, acquisitions, project management, facilities and property management. Her vision has always been to turn small towns into […]

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Meet Cape Verdean Singer Mayra Andrade

Mixing modernity with tradition, Cape Verdean singer Mayra Andrade is a master at the country’s morna genre of music. Often referred to as this generation’s Cesária Évora, The Queen of Morna, Mayra has maintained the integrity of Cape Verde’s national music, while giving it a new millennial spin all her own. Listen to a haunting […]

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