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#LadyBossQuickFive Nwanyi Akamu, Ijeoma Ndukwe Says Entrepreneurship is a Test of Faith

Ijeoma Ndukwe is a Business Strategist and the MD of Bubez Foods, a competitive player in Nigeria’s food processing & packaging industry, which was established in August 2012. Her passion for business began in her university undergrad days with the sales of products such as Mary Kay and Senegalese etc and subsequently, the operation of a […]

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#CareerSheroes Chief Diversity &Inclusion Officer, NBA Says Allowing Her Boss Dictate Her Career Height Was Her Greatest Career Mistake

Nzinga Shaw, SVP, Community and Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Atlanta Hawks & Philips ArenaNzinga Shaw is the first person to ever hold her position at the NBA. She has designed a strategic, cross-departmental program that creates deeper cultural awareness and sensitivity for the league. Nzinga is building a foundation that will advance the Atlanta […]

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Nike Launches Plus Size Mannequins for its Female SportWear Display

Nike has redesigned the women’s floor of its flagship shop in London, introducing plus-size and para-sport mannequins for its sportswear displays. The sports brand has created a dedicated space for women on the third floor of its huge Oxford Street store. Mannequins with different body types, including plus size and para-sport mannequins, are intended to better […]

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There’s a boys club at the office? Go in! Don’t wait to be invited, just go in! 13 Lessons We Learned from the #LHNPDC19 6th Conference

Women’s Social Development Network, the LightHouseWomen’s network held its 6th personal development conference on Saturday, 8th June, 2019 with an all inclusive and diverse theme: Views From The Other Side, the keynote speaker, Mrs Oluwatomi Somefun (MD of Unity Bank) as well as distinguished Panelists, comprising: Obinnia Abajue, Managing Director of Hygeia HMO, Amaechi Okobi, Group Head Marketing and Communications for Access […]

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Gabrielle Union on Battling Infertility, Mommy Guilt and Using Her Voice to Give Light to Hidden Pain

“I need a cocktail right now.” It’s almost two on a Wednesday afternoon, but Gabrielle Union has been up for hours—“My day started yesterday”—and this, a working lunch, is the first chance she’s had to chill out in weeks. Union’s been busy doing press for the movie The Public; starring in her Bad Boy spin-off series L.A.’s Finest, opposite Jessica Alba […]

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“My Strength Lies in Being Exactly Who I am – a Woman” #LLA Meets Lady Boss and CEO of Hermosa Boda, Igihiwiyisi Jacobs

Ighiwiyisi Jacobs is a heartfelt worship leader, an articulate speaker, writer and entrepreneur. She is the Creative Director of a custom production design and visual merchandizing service, Hermosa Boda, which means Beautiful Wedding. Hermasa Boda does distinctive customized props and themed effects for a wide range of events including weddings. The company’s offering includes: stage […]

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7 Tips for Raising Feminist Kids

Gender equality begins at home, and families are at the front lines of change. For the next generation, the examples set at home by parents, care-givers and extended family are shaping the way they think about gender and equality. From breaking down gender stereotypes to sharing the care work, and educating children about women’s rights […]

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Passion is Different from Profit- Ola Orekunrin Brown, Founder, Flying Doctors on Binging with GameChangers Episode 13

Ola Orekunrin Brown was studying to become a doctor in the UK a couple of years ago when her younger sister fell seriously ill while traveling in Nigeria. The 12-year-old girl, who had been living with Sickle Cell Anemia, had visited the country on holiday with relatives. During the visit, she needed urgent care but […]

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”I Want to Reshape How the World Sees Lagos” Tokini Peterside, Founder, ART X Lagos

For creating Art X Lagos to celebrate contemporary Nigerian and pan-African work, Nigerian entrepreneur, business woman and creator of the first international art fair in West Africa, Tokini Peterside sits with Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan as one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People of 2019 to discuss her motivations. Fast Company:How did you decide to start this […]

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