Naomi Lucas: Making it Her Business to end Youth Unemployment

“We must adopt a Pan-African approach to solving unemployment. We must show our young people that they can stay here and find meaningful work” -Naomi Lucas. Nigeria, also known as the “Giant of Africa”, boasts an immense population of around 182 million with a fairly young demography aged between 18 and 45. As with many […]

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10 Questions with the #LadyBoss – “I want something to be positively different in my environment just because of me.” Ayodotun Rotimi-Akinfenwa, Brand Consultant

Ayodotun Rotimi-Akinfenwa has a desire to make a positive impact in the world. She’s passionate about seeing businesses, especially startups flourish and she provides affordable brand consulting services to help startups with their branding and marketing needs. Aside from this, Ayodotun is also a Writer, Blogger and an Artiste Manager. She sure wears many hats […]

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Fentse Mokale is increasing the confidence of women with her brand

Creativity in its fullness will allow you to own yourself and embrace your own story. It will marvel at your courage as you put pen to paper, thread to needle, and art to whatever else you touch.” It is not news that for a while, the world has been celebrating contemporary African brands and designs. […]

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Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng is passionately helping women become sexually healthy

In a world where women struggle to access quality sexual reproductive services, Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng  is a solution provider. She is a South African medical doctor, activist, facilitator, speaker and columnist. Although being a doctor has been her childhood dream.  Dr.  Tlaleng  didn’t know what she was going to focus on. However something changed. During her community project […]

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Rapelang is changing the face of education and learning one student at a time

With the belief that in the next 10 years one of the greatest drivers of data usage on the continent will not just be entertainment and social media, but educational, training and learning content, Rapelang Rabana started Rekindle Learning, a highly innovative learning and development company which uses the power of mobile and computer learning applications to […]

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Tashmeen Authar’s Rollasole is solving the problems of many women

  The perfect pair of heels can turn any outfit from gloom to glam. But with this comes much suffering. Though similar words have been read and repeated by many people, Tashameen Authar made a difference out of them. As the co-founder of Rollasole SA, she and her husband, both trained engineers, design, manufacture and […]

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Editi Effiong: On creating spaces for women to thrive

For some, the terms Women Empowerment, Gender Inclusion and Equality are just buzz words. But for some, like Editi Effiong, CEO Anakle, creating spaces where women benefit is a no-brainer. In this post, first published in a Facebook group, he explains why his organization operates a “women first” hiring policy.   One of the questions I […]

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#LLAInterview – “I want to build a pan African brand that embodies healthy living.” Oshione Igwonobe, The Juice Lady

As a woman with a big vision and a passionate desire to build a brand that promotes healthy living, one cannot but admire Oshione Igwonobe’s courage and tenacity. From moving from one office to the next selling juices in a cooling bag, Oshione has moved on to supply her products to top retail outlets such […]

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Meet Nicole Cardoza, Simone Biles, Augusta Uwanzu and all the other amazing women on the Forbes 30 under 30 list.

We couldn’t be more proud! The Forbes 30 under 30 list was released recently and we are super pleased to see many incredible black women honored.  Each one of them gives us assurance that women are getting it right in various industries. Tschabalala Self, Artist. Tschabalala is a 26 year old artist who has dedicated […]

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Meet Sherifat Akinwonmi, a tech guru and inspiration to many women

Sherifat Akinomi is an information security expert and the Head of Information Security at Interswitch limited. One would think that this computer guru would have always loved computers since she was little but this was not so. The mother of three wasn’t exposed to computers growing up but seemed to love mathematics and computing. In […]

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