#LLACareerQuestionnaire First Female Managing Director, African Alliance Says Running an Open Door Policy Minimizes Office Politics

Is office politics stirred up by an employee or an employer? How lethal is it? How should you respond to it? Reactive or Proactive? First Female Managing Director of African Alliance group answers these and more in our Career Questionnaire. What is your number one hack for dealing with difficult colleagues/bosses? Two things – patience […]

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#LadyBossQuickFive Tosin Oshinowo Says Entrepreneurship is About Impact

Tosin Oshinowo is a registered Architect in Federal Republic of Nigeria and also a member of the Royal Institute of the British Architects.  She has been lead Architect at cmDesign Atelier (cmD+A) since 2012.  cmD+A is an architecture design consultancy practice based in Lagos and is best known for the Maryland Mall, which opened in June 2016. She is quite […]

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#LLACareerQuestionnaire Associate Partner with McKinsey & Company Says She Would Love To Have a Lunch Date With Ibukun Awosika

Should naivety be an excuse for not understanding office politics? What do you do when you are creatively stuck? Pray? take a stroll? How do you deal with difficult bosses? Read Kemi Onabanjo’s answers to our Career Questionnaire. What is your number one hack for dealing with difficult colleagues/bosses?   Prayer is the master key! […]

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MD, Chrysalis Co and Former CFO, Venture Gardens Group Says She Would Love To Have A Lunch Date With Beyonce!

Nichole Onome Yembra is the Founder and Managing Director of The Chrysalis Co which houses The Chrysalis Capital, a new $15M Africa and Diaspora early stage tech fund and The Chrysalis Advisors, a strategy and investment advisory firm. Previously, she was CFO of Venture Gardens Group. There, she drove the company’s financial progress and actively […]

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“Nothing beats knowing what you were called to do” LLA Meets Temitope Olagbegi, Founder, Sixth Sense Interiors

Temitope Olagbegi needs no introduction. She is the Founder and Creative Director of Sixth Sense Ltd, an interior design and furniture company that specialises in the design, decoration and enhancement of living spaces. With over a decades experience in interior design, event management and contemporary furniture design, she has through Sixth Sense Ltd. made a […]

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Meet Jehan Crump-Gibson and Ayanna Alcendor, The Two Black Attorneys Blazing a Trail in the Legal World

Attorney Jehan Crump-Gibson and Ayanna  Alcendor have joined forces to create the powerhouse law firm Great Lakes Legal Group PLLC in metro Detroit. The minority women-owned law firm was launched at the beginning of 2018, and will offer one-stop-shop service to a range of clients. Crump-Gibson comes with a plethora of experience, as she has been […]

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“Find whatever works for you and run with it” LLA Meets Tayo Bolodeoku, Founder- Hans and Rene

When Tayo Bolodeoku’s twin boys were diagnosed of autism, it took a while to process it. As coping mechanism, she started baking from her kitchen and would at different times have friends and family over for treats. From baking for friends and family, she founded her own Gelateria, Hans and Rene which is Nigeria’s very […]

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“I wish someone had told me how important “No” was, I wouldn’t have taken a lot of rejections so personal.” Leading Ladies Africa Meets Lota Chukwu.

Widely known for her role as “Kiki” in the popular sitcom series “Jennifer’s Diary”, Nigerian Actor- Lota Chukwu shares with Leading Ladies Africa her other creative pursuits and professional recommendations for young women who want to make an impact in the Nigerian Media and Entertainment Industry. Hi Lota, it’s great to have you on LLA. […]

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“Purpose is a journey, mainly of discovering who God created YOU and no one else to be.” Leading Ladies Africa Meets Foluso Gbadamosi.

Foluso Gbadamosi is the Director, Business Process & Technology, Prime Atlantic Group, Co-Founder at 8191 Solutions and Serving with Love Foundation. Her career spans over 15 years in the Telecommunications, IT and FMCG industries. In this Conversation with LLA, Foluso tell us about her professional journey, highlighting how she has integrated  her pursuits with her personal life. Hi Foluso, it’s great to have you on LLA. Tell us a bit about growing up and your […]

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