“I have learned that success depends on the people you enlist in your endeavor”- #LLA Interview With Polly Dolan, Founder SEGA Girls’ Initiative.

At Leading Ladies Africa we curate the achievements and exploits of African women in every field of endeavor. In recent times, we  have had cause to meet amazing people doing things for African women we cannot help but spotlight. American Development Expert, Humanitarian and Girl Child advocate- Polly Dolan is one of such people and […]

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‘‘When You Are Aware Of Your Weaknesses, You Are In A Better Position To Self Improve, So, Identify And Face Your Fears’’- Tobi Ogunpehin, #CareerConversations With LLA.

Today on #CareerConversations with LLA, we sit with Tobi Ogunpehin, a leading career lady with over 7 years in the corporate world in PR, Marketing, Brands & Communications. She shares on the downsides of being a career lady, how to overcome them and among other things, her thoughts on how women can lean-in more at […]

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#10Questions With The Lady Boss, Karen Naa Dedei Mensah – “Stay Innovative, think outside the box and Take Risks”.

This week on the LadyBoss series, we chat with Ghanaian entrepreneur Karen Naa Dedei Mensah, CEO lepifaniagifts, an ideas and gift concierge company that creates ideas for clients and help them find suitable gifts items. She shares her challenges, the relevance of social media to business and key success tips for entrepreneurs. Can you briefly […]

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“I Am Confident in the Present Generation as the Change Agents of the Future.” #LLA Interview With Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin, Founder Pearls Africa Foundation and Girls Coding Initiative.

According to a survey carried out in 2013, only 8% of Nigerian women were employed in technology jobs. Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin wanted to fix the gender gap so, she quit her IT job at a consulting firm to start Pearls Africa Foundation which promotes the cause and advancement of girls living in rural communities with functional […]

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“Be Intuitive, Have A Steadiness Of Purpose, If You Fail, You Know You Tried” – Aderonke Onadeko, #CareerConversations with LLA.

Today on #CareerConversations with LLA, we chat with Aderonke Onadeko, Serial entrepreneur and multi sectoral professional with about 30 years of experience in both public and private sectors. She shares specifically her thoughts on Mentorship and among other things key success principles for upcoming career women. Can you briefly describe yourself and what you do? […]

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#10 Questions With The Lady Boss, Nkem Odewunmi – “If You Know What You’re Doing And Have The Confidence To Pursue Your Goals Then No One Can Stand In Your Way.”

This week on the LadyBoss series, we chat with Lawyer and self taught gourmet cook, Nkem Odewunmi- CEO, Food Fashion Fusion, who is making waves in the food industry with her creativity and artistic expressions. She shares how she has managed to turn her passion into an enterprise and among other things the principles that have […]

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#10 Questions With The Lady Boss, Fortune Eki Oribhabor – ”There Are No Short cuts To Success, You Have To Put In All The Work”.

This week on the LadyBoss series, we chat with Fashion and Art entrepreneur, Fortune Eki Oribhabor, Creative Director, Eki Oris Integrated Services. Despite bagging a Bsc in Economics from Babcock university and working a 9-5pm corporate job, Fortune resigned to take on Fashion entrepreneurship full time. Her drive for success brings to mind the relevance of […]

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“Make sure you build capacity and competence in something”- Francesca Uriri, #CareerConversations with LLA

In this fun and enlightening interview, we chat with LLA’s Founder, Francesca Uriri, who also doubles as Head of Communications for Uber in West Africa. Amongst other things, she shares on the specific ways women can “lean in” more at work and why building competence is key. Can you briefly describe yourself and what you […]

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#LLAInterview Meet Philanthropist, Development Planner and Business Leader – Dr Lulu Gwagwa

 “Choice not chance will determine your destiny”, LLA speaks to Multifaceted Woman, Business Leader and Philanthropist, Dr Lulu Gwagwa. Hi, it’s lovely to meet you, Can you introduce us to Dr Lulu Gwagwa? I was born in Kromhoek village in Umzimkulu, KZN to a close-knit large family that valued education and community development. That has […]

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Meet Claire Idera; The Fashion Illustrator Carving Her Own Path

Claire Idera is anything but your normal fashion illustrator. Deeply influenced by fashion and culture, Idera is known for her contemporary designs and she has a growing clientele. Unlike many women her age, she’s already set on a career path that is deeply personal and creative as it is entrepreneurial. The Lagos-based Nigerian native incorporates pencil, […]

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