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Puleng Poe is all shades of inspiring as she encourages female engineers in Africa

When women support women the result is mind blowing. Puleng Poe started Lina Sarah Team, a specialist Recruitment & HR Solutions business, for female engineers in Africa. The company uses appropriate strategies and policies that motivate and retain critical and scarce skills female engineers need to get jobs, retain their jobs and attain success. Apart from existing engineers, […]

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Achenyo Asimegbe took the bold step and is now a mentor to many

There is something very attractive about a woman who doesn’t just talk but walks the talk. Achenyo Asimegbe is that woman. She took a bold step and resigned from her job to start her own company when she was gradually getting dissatisfied with her banking job (an idea a lot of people have been toying with in their heads but have […]

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Nathacia’s skin problems during childhood made her start her own company.

If you have not joined the train of natural products users, we suggest you do so. Natural products are truly winning.  We have another young entrepreneur who started her own skin and hair care company, Indoni, from 100% natural ingredients, food compounds and essential oils that contain healing properties. Her name is Nathacia Olivier.  As a young […]

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#LLAInterview – “Don’t wait for the world to first validate your idea. Do it and do not look back.” Michelle Ntalami, CEO Marini Naturals

Michelle Ntalami, CEO of Marini Naturals, East Africa’s First Quality hairline for women, has been able to turn her passion for natural hair into a strong brand that is well known in East Africa. In our interview with her, she tells us where it all began and how she plans to take over the world […]

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Blessing’s personal experience inspired her to start Hugs&Intimates

  In a world were beauty is stereotyped to fit into particular standards, Blessing Mary Ramodisa makes a difference as she provides a solution to lingerie needs of curvaceous women. Her company, Hugs & Intimates, was founded following personal experiences of finding it difficult to get lingerie that would fit her In her words, “As a […]

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From three employees to over 800 and offices in four cities; this is Johanna Mukoki’s story

When Johanna Mukoki, started Travel with Flair 18 years ago with her two partners, she had only three employees in her Pretoria office. Now, her company employs 800 staff and has offices in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban and Cape Town.  How did she achieve this?  At the tender age of 11, Mukoki had to work hard in school to […]

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Meet Abena Ofusua, the Chemical Engineer turned Bridal Consultant

Abena, like many of us, dreamed of starting her own business, but working from 7 am to 6 pm as a chemical engineer didn’t look like her dream. It wasn’t long before she realized that there was a desperate need for change. Instead of ending her career abruptly, Abena planned her smooth transition from paid employment […]

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10 Questions with the #LadyBoss Ehime Akindele – “I want to be remembered as a fighter; a strong woman, who never quits.“

Our Lady Boss today is an enterprising woman who keeps pushing the boundaries as an entrepreneur. She started her journey by launching the successful frozen yogurt brand, Sweet Kiwi and today, she has a health food bar to her name and an upcoming Mongolian restaurant. Enjoy our interview with Ehime Akindele as she takes us […]

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Kagure Wamunyu is giving us major career goals

For those people who think research projects are not so important, Kagure’s story would make you think again. She got her job with Uber Kenya from Linkedin because of a research project she was carrying out in transportation planning. Now, Kagure is the logistics and planning manager at Uber Kenya. She believes that there are […]

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