“When you truly know yourself, it doesn’t matter what you’re called. You will answer only to your name! #LLA Meets Charlotte Osei, UN International Elections Commissioner, Ghanaian Lawyer and Former Chairperson, Ghana Electoral Commission

From running an all-female legal firm to chairing electoral commissions of African countries, to running the ’Chat With Charlotte Series’ to mentoring young girls and women, Charlotte Osei is corporate goals and then some. Lean in to learn why we are pretty chuffed about her. It’s great to have you on LLA. How in your […]

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“No Matter How Mundane the Task is, Always Consider it Crucial to the Success of the Project” – Donna Obaseki-Ogunnaike

Donna Obaseki-Ogunnaike is an Energy Law expert, poet, writer and a Partner of ACAS-Law (1st tier Nigerian law firm) possessing over 17 years of experience in Energy and Corporate Commercial Law practices. She consults extensively on a wide range of investment issues for international exploration, oil service and multinational trading companies. She advises on strategy, planning and development solutions to project specific ventures within the oil and gas industry. She was nominated as […]

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#LLACareerQuestionnaire Mimi Irvin, Director, Material Management at Flour Corporation Says It is Okay To Ask For Help

Performance evaluations have cited that Mimi Irvin is self-directed and self-driven, produces positive results, has a unique ability to understand how people’s different backgrounds impact how they function in a team environment.  Her ability to grasp company execution of scope, quality, schedule, cost, concepts and processes allows has made her an invaluable addition to the team […]

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#LLACareerQuestionnaire Group CEO and Co- Founder of the Africa Communications Media Group (ACG) Says Tina Turner’s Strength and Resilience Inspires Her

Between locs, Tina Turner, meditation, Malcom X’s autobiography and a distate for office politics, here is what Mimi Kalinda- Group CEO and Co-Founder of Africa Communications Media Group, has to say to our Career questions. What is your number one hack for dealing with difficult colleagues/bosses? I don’t know, I might be that difficult boss, […]

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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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#LLACareerQuestionnaire Head of Digital Media and Partnerships at Forbes Africa Says Treating People Fairly in the Work Place is Key

Faith, a renewed mindset towards situations, persistence, treating people fairly, a proven track record of professional milestones undergirded in diligence, resourcefulness and integrity… These are some of the lessons we gleaned from Peace Hyde’s (Head of Digital Media and Partnership/West African Correspondent at Forbes Africa) answers to our Career Questionnaire. What is your number one […]

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#LadyBossQuickFive Aishetu Fatima Dozie Says Entrepreneurship Requires Grit and a Willingness to be Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

Aishetu Fatima Dozie is the former General Manager and Division Head, Investment Banking West Africa, Rand Merchant Bank Nigeria Limited. Aishetu’s passion for global finance began in the equities division of Goldman Sachs on the international desk in New York over 20 years ago. She went on to work for a USAID-funded project with the Nigerian […]

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“I Plan to Raise Daughters Who Understand that Who and How God Created Them is a Good Thing” Leading Ladies Africa Meets Jackie Hill Perry

Renowned as one of the influential female forces in the Black Christian Community; writer, poet, and artist, Jackie Hill Perry sits with Leading Ladies Africa to discuss her book, views about life, sexuality and parenting. Let’s talk about your book, Gay Girl, Good God. Why did you feel it was important that you share your story? I […]

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#LadyBossQuickFive Ronne Brown of the Girl CEO Inc Says Entrepreneurship is Getting Paid for Doing What You Love

Ronne Brown is a wife, mother, coach, author, speaker, entrepreneur and overcomer. She has influenced thousands of entrepreneurs by teaching them to achieve success on their own terms. Hailing from Washington, D.C., Brown inspires others to live and dream big. Ronne worked hard to change the trajectory of her life. She went from being a […]

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#LLACareerQuestionnaire Acting Executive Secretary of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) Says Authenticity is Key in the Work Place

Quiet time, authenticity, vacations, people management skills….Here is what Acting Executive Secretary (ES) of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) has to say about her Career Journey. What is your number one hack for dealing with difficult colleagues/bosses? Have the difficult conversation.  2 things you do when you are having a bad day?  1. Have […]

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