Archel is empowering Ebola survivors in Liberia through fashion

Archel Bernard was in Liberia studying a course during the Ebola outbreak. When she completed her course she couldn’t bring herself to leave Liberia. The daughter of Liberian war refugees had fallen in love with the country and her people and she wanted to help and empower women; those who had survived the Ebola epidemic, […]

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#LLAInterview – “We have not been limited in any way in our business because we are women.” The Addison sisters, CEO of Enlaza Global

The Addison sisters almost turned down a university degree because the course they were offered wasn’t one that was considered to be prestigious. Convinced by their high school teacher to accept the offer, studying Linguistics was the best thing that happened to the Addison sisters as they discovered their true passion through the course. Who […]

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Lizl Naude uses her talent to turn rubbish into beautiful furniture

  Six years ago Lizl couldn’t afford to buy furniture in her home so she started to scout for budget material and quickly realized that most people discard usable materials. She used these materials to design beautiful furniture that she used in her home. This was the beginning of her company Lily Loompa. Lizl Naude is […]

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LLA #10 Questions with the Lady Boss Hajara Pitan – “I will do work that adds value and a lot of beauty to humanity”

Female entrepreneurs are taking over the world and we’re taking you behind the scene to see what life as a Lady Boss really entails. Our Lady Boss today is Hajara Pitan who has several successful businesses. She takes us into her world as a female entrepreneur and reveals the fuel that ignites her passion. Can […]

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Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola just recieved an irresistible offer that will turn her business around

Bilikiss Adebiyi–Abiola, CEO of Wecyclers, a recycling company in Lagos, recently received an offer from an international investor that will definitely turn her business around. It all happened during a live recording of Business Daily where she voiced her concerns about some of the challenges entrepreneurs face in the day to day management of their business.  In her speech, she […]

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This is why Roshawnna Novellus is called the wealth yogi

Dr. Roshawnna Novellus had everything going for her; she bought her first house at 22 and a few years later, she obtained her doctorate in Systems Engineering from George Washington University. After working a few years she started her own business and moved to Miami. However, less than a year after starting her business she booked a […]

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#LLAInterview – “My first assignment is as ‘Mom in Chief’ which is a responsibility to my home, then my job and everything else.”Regina Askia-Williams, Healthcare Activist

Regina Askia-Williams needs little introduction. The former Nollywood actress and beauty queen talks to Leading Ladies Africa about her rebranding and her vision to make a huge impact in the healthcare sector in Nigeria and beyond.  Who is Regina Askia-Williams and what does she do? I am a New York City based registered nurse working […]

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Meet Jessica Matthews, the female entrepreneur who raised $7 million for a renewable energy tech startup

We’ve have nothing but respect for this power woman, founder and CEO of renewable energy tech startup Uncharted Play, Jessica O. Matthews. Her company just closed a $7 million Series A round funding led by the NIC Fund with participation from Kapor Capital, Magic Johnson Enterprises, BBG Ventures and Lingo Ventures. As a result of this deal, Matthews has become the 13th […]

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