Meet Memuna Wiliams, the brain behind Avantgarde Translations

  You may not understand the crucial role Memuna’s company plays until you need the services of a professional translator. Memuna is the CEO Avantgarde Translations, an organization that provides professional translation, interpreting and related language services, in major world languages, to businesses and to government entities around the world. With offices in the United States, […]

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Think mining is only for men? You should hear Tiguidanke Mounir Camara’s story

  Tiguidanke’s interest in mining sparked up when she worked in the fashion industry. She met jewelers in the United States whose stones were sourced from Africa and according to her, it made her think of the importance of native involvement. This birthed the Tigui Mining Group (TMG), a mineral exploration company that focuses on […]

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To the First Lady With Love: 10 powerful quotes from the tribute to Michelle Obama

Chimamanda Adichie, Gloria Steinem, Jon Meacham and Rashida Jones all penned powerful Thank-You notes to Michelle Obama in tribute to her awesome contribution to America as First Lady, in the last 8 years. Here are our top 10 quotes from the notes: “She had rhythm, a flow and swerve,” Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie “She was working […]

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LLA 10 Questions with the #LadyBoss Ese Odiete-Ehikhumeleo – “I have always been intrigued by the fashion business.”

Hesey Designs was born out of a vision to improve the Nigerian economy and empower people. In two years, this vision has turned into a successful fashion brand. Creative Director, Esesoghene, tells us the key factors responsible for the success of her fashion business. Can you briefly describe yourself and your business? My name is […]

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#FaithSeries – Why There’s Really Nothing To Fear

The air is crisp. The house is quiet, but for the sound of the running tap and clicking of plates and pans here in the kitchen. Mr. Steady walks up quietly behind me as I put away the last plate and I watch as his eyes begin to roam the room slow, “who would have […]

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Njideka Akunyili Crosby tells subtle yet powerful stories through art

Every person, every country, every continent has a story and it’s up to you to determine how your story will be told. Njideka moved to the United States at the age of 16 and was displeased with the stories that were on everyone’s lips about Nigeria and Africa, It seemed that Africa was only seen as […]

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“Give yourself room to fail.” Chimamanda Adichie pens moving Feminist manifesto

We simply cannot get enough of Chimamanda Adichie who never runs away from an opportunity to address deep societal issues with her words. She recently wrote a brilliant piece about motherhood and parenting which you just have to read Leading Ladies! You’ll learn a lot from it.   Dear Ijeawele, What joy. And what lovely […]

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Ever met someone who loves to take vegetables out of their comfort zone? Allow us to introduce the Kitchen Butterfly

  Who would have believed that before Ozoz was 9, she hated food? Sounds pretty strange right? Everything changed when she attended the summer festival in Edinburgh with her family and she had a meal of burger and Mirinda which sparked a new love for food.  “For the first time I ate and was so full that my stomach […]

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ICYMI: Ms. Rimini Haraya Makama is Microsoft Nigeria’s new company’s Corporate Affairs Director

Microsoft Nigeria has announced Ms. Rimini Haraya Makama as the company’s Corporate Affairs Director. Before her appointment, Makama was formerly the Communications Director, Africa Practice and her achievements speak volumes. She successfully introduced some of the largest international institutions in EMEA into the Nigerian market whilst simultaneously helping to strategically position them as key players in […]

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Nurse turned filmmaker Ledet Muleta is making movies to combat mental illness

After working with mental illness patients for 13 years in Washington DC, you have to would have to agree with us that Muleta has a good level of experience in this area. She must have seen the good the bad and the even the ugly. In 13 years she learned how to deal with acute […]

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