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How This Female Chief Broke Up 850 Child Marriages In Malawi

One woman established a new law to prevent child marriage, and is enforcing it with serious gusto. Theresa Kachindamoto, senior chief in the Dedza District in Central Malawi, was tired of seeing 12-year-old girls walking around with babies on their hips, according to Al Jazeera. She decided to take a stand and made 50 of […]

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#LLA Interview: “I felt fear, but I did it anyway.” Nkem Onwudiwe, Founder Her.Network

Bold, ambitious and vivacious; Nkem Onwudiwe is one woman who leaves a lasting impression on everyone she meets. Motivated by the desire to do something more than her usual 9-5 job; Nkem launched out into being a PR & Communications Entrepreneur. Years later, after that leap of faith paid off, Nkem started Her.Network – a […]

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#LLA Interview: “The Greatest Gift You Can Give Yourself and Others, is Sharing Your Talent” Anie Akpe, Founder IBOM LLC

On her Twitter cover photo is an image that says “Be Your Own Hero,” a quote that gives remarkable insight to the sort of woman Anie Akpe is. Serial Entrepreneur, and Founder of Tech Enterprises; IBOM LLC, Innov8tiv, and Networq App, Nigerian-born Anie is not letting the presence of challenges keep her from achieving her […]

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#LLA Interview: “Work hard, pray, persevere, and don’t give up!” Michelle Dede

Everyone knows her. With a name that is synonymous with Television, Entertainment and Fashion, Michelle Dede is a Multilingual Host, Actor, Event MC, Brand Ambassador and Producer. With a career spanning a decade, and a repertoire of massive projects like Big Brother Nigeria, Desperate Housewives Africa, and Flower Girl to her credit, she’s become one […]

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#Women In Tech: Meet the Nigerian Women Running The Online Business World

The internet has completely changed the way business is being done and more women are leveraging on this tool to start their businesses and pursue their passion. According to a report by the Center for Women’s Business Research in America, black women are part of the fastest growing entrepreneurial segment in the country, growing at […]

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#BlackGirlMagic: 10 Things You Should Know About Cynthia Erivo

Everyone’s talking about her. From Oprah, to Jennifer Hudson. From The New York Times, to The Guardian; the whole world is paying attention to this magnificently talented thespian. Of course, it also noteworthy to mention that she picked up the win for leading actress in a musical for her role as Celie in The Colour Purple. Everyone agrees that […]

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10 Things Somebody Should Have Taught Me: Titilope Sonuga Williams

In a series of tweets, sometime last year, Spoken Word artist, Titilope Sonuga, shared some profound gems on living, loving and learning. Oldie, but goodie, but still so poignant and useful: Do not romanticize suffering. There is nothing poetic about a love that breaks your spirit. Know when to leave. Some bridges need to be […]

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Lighthouse Network presents “Walking The Talk:” a personal development conference exclusively for women

The Lighthouse Network presents a personal development conference exclusively for women, themed “Walking The Talk“. The event is scheduled to hold as follows: Date: Saturday, 21st May, 2016 Time: 10AM Venue: Wheatbaker Hotel, Ikoyi, Lagos. Speakers at this year’s event include: Mo Abudu CEO & Executive Chairman, Ebony Live TV & Ebony Life Films, Ephraim […]

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