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Women We Love: Margot Lee Shetterly

Photo: huffingtonpost Of course, by now you know the amazing movie on everyone’s lips: Hidden Figures. It has turned out to be one movie that is transforming the way young girls view themselves and helping them know that anything that has a name is achievable. Much more, it has out women in the best light,…

#LLA Interview – “I tend to look inward for growth than at others, I look outwards to know what to do differently and better” Orode Uduaghan

Having lost some of her loved ones to cancer, Orode knew there was a strong purpose she needed to fulfil. Today, this entrepreneur is making it her duty to help as many women fight against breast and cervical cancer. In this interview, she tells us how she’s able to integrate her work and philanthropic acts…

White House or not, Michelle Obama will always have our hearts.

Photo: theundefeated Yes, Michelle Obama will always hold ‘first’ place in our hearts. It’s no news that her love and commitment for the growth of young people, particularly in the pursuit of academic attainment, is huge. Months after her family’s departure from the state house, her promise of support for the younger generation holds even…

10 Most Inspiring Quotes from Our Favourite Women in Entertainment

Whether they’re on set or off camera, these amazing women have come a long way in inspiring women to take charge of their lives and reach for the stars. Today, we highlight some of their most beautiful inspiring words. We hope it leaves you motivated. Photo: WFLA.com Diana Ross on Making Things Happen “You can’t…

Women we love: Ava DuVernay

Photo: fashionbombdaily If you do not love Ava DuVernay… you just left us speechless. As far we know, she is one of the best things that happened to the world, through TV. And if you’re wondering who she is, then you should go watch SELMA. Ava is an award-winning film writer, director and distributor of…

#LLA Under-25 Spotlight – “I’m really not one to take ‘no’ for an answer when it comes to my career and creativity” Siana Bangura

Siana Bangura is one of the very highly intellectual young women we know. Oh, she’s strongly opinionated too. Having grown in a community where racial and gender inequalities were the order of the day, she knew it was time to speak up! For a long time now, the 25-year old has fearlessly given her voice…

Quote of the Day: “you have to ride the bad day” – Natasha Sideris

“There are good days and bad days. But you have to ride the bad, because the good will come.” Natasha Sideris is founder of the great entrepreneurial success story, Tashas, a chain of upmarket boutique cafes that can be found across South Africa and in Dubai. Natasha originally borrowed money from loan sharks to get her first restaurant…