“Building a career in the corporate space and running a business doesn’t have to be mutually exclusive. They are both vehicles for expressing your passion.” Abosede George-Ogan #CareerConversationsWithLLA IG Live Series.

Hey LADIES! How is your weekend going? If you joined the first edition of our Career Conversations IG LIVE series then you can attest the session was thoroughly impactful and enlightening. For those that didn’t join in, too bad!You should plan to attend the next edition which will be happening soon. We have put together […]

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“I Felt Lost and Alone…I felt Like I Failed” Lessons From Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ Interview With ABC TV Presenter- Robin Roberts.

If like me, you have a fetish for books and you would spend your last penny on a book rather than food or lipstick then by now, you must be anticipating former #Flotus new book- BECOMING. The book- a memoir which will be debuting this month has Michelle on a tour. Very recently, Michelle shared […]

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How GitGirl is Creating Opportunities for African Women in Technology Through Code ‘n Wine.

The participation of women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) is really low. UNESCO, among other agencies including the European Commission have called out the under representation of women in STEM fields globally. In Africa, Nigeria specifically, 8% of women are employed in technology jobs. In an attempt to bridge this gap, […]

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3 Female African Trailblazers In Politics We Love!

If you are conversant with the political atmosphere in Africa especially as it pertains to female participation and representation, then you must have heard about Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib Somali-American politician from Minnesota- Ilhan Omar just became the first ever Somali- American to be elected into Congress in the United States, having […]

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Ara Wonder’s Creativity is Preserving the African Culture!

Being a Woman in Africa is automatically synonymous with limitations. These “limitations” are not self-imposed, rather, we are born into it. As more movements are spearheaded, female empowerment causes pioneered and feminism on the rise; we are witnessing a new crop of women who are not only moving past these seeming limitations but also, breaking […]

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How Ina Makosi is solving the problem of Litter in the African Community.

Senegalese photographer Ina Makosi who takes fashion shoots of models in places covered in litter and trash is using her skills to pass a message to people on how to make a changes in trashing and littering in the environment. In 2010, she founded Africulturban, an association about HipHop and urban cultures, based in Pikine (Senegal). […]

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Leading Ladies Africa Meets Stephina Zwane and Salamina Mosese, Creative Genuises and Producers of ‘Baby Mamas’ Movie.

Have you heard about the ‘Baby Mamas’ movie? You should plan to see it. The movie- a comedy, highlights the experiences of four women- all single moms trying to find love while balancing ‘mommyhood’ and their professional lives. The brilliant movie was produced by two South African media experts- Stephina Zwane and Salamina Mosese. In […]

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“I am tired of waiting for people to validate me” Lessons From Viola Davis’ interview with Tina Brown at the Women in the World Los Angeles Salon.

If there is a human example of the word ‘Amazon’, I believe we can all agree it is Viola Davis. A blog post can never capture adequately the remarkable force, the living breathing inspiration, that Viola is but we can at least try, Yes? Viola 53, is one of the greatest actresses of her time. She […]

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Somalian Activist Ifrah Ahmed is Putting an End to Female Genital Mutilation Through Ifrah Foundation.

The practice of Female genital mutilation is the ritual cutting or removal of some or all of the external female genitalia. This practice is often found in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and within remote communities from other countries. One Young African with a will to end this is Somalian activist and founder of the […]

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