Meet Nicole Cardoza, Simone Biles, Augusta Uwanzu and all the other amazing women on the Forbes 30 under 30 list.

We couldn’t be more proud! The Forbes 30 under 30 list was released recently and we are super pleased to see many incredible black women honored.  Each one of them gives us assurance that women are getting it right in various industries. Tschabalala Self, Artist. Tschabalala is a 26 year old artist who has dedicated […]

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Meet Sherifat Akinwonmi, a tech guru and inspiration to many women

Sherifat Akinomi is an information security expert and the Head of Information Security at Interswitch limited. One would think that this computer guru would have always loved computers since she was little but this was not so. The mother of three wasn’t exposed to computers growing up but seemed to love mathematics and computing. In […]

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Working magic behind the scene; here’s Melina Matsoukas’ story

Melina Matsoukas is a woman with the midas touch; every video she touches turns into gold. The innovative and creative genius has a knack for telling powerful messages and sending strong messages through music videos. Most notable of all her works is Beyonce’s Formation which stirred up conversations about politics, art and history around the world. […]

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Lola Olusola is making a huge difference in e-commerce

  Like many other entrepreneurs, Lola Olusola was working in a company before she started her own. She worked with Radley, a handbag company where she and her team of seven brought in almost 50 percent of the company’s revenue. Her experience in Radley and the realization that e-commerce was growing in Nigeria inspired her to […]

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Anike Lawal is solving the problems of mothers one day at a time

“I  believe I have a calling, I believe that Mamalette is an idea that found me and not me necessarily finding it .” – Anike Lawal Wondering what Mamalette is? Well, it is a hub that provides inspiration for women from pre-pregnancy to motherhood. The platform that caters for over 70,000 women was founded by […]

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Nthabiseng Mosia is solving one of Africa’s most pressing problems starting from Sierra Leone

Even when family and friends thought she was crazy for passing off a well paid job to start a business in Sierra Leone, Nthabiseng Mosia was not bothered. She had always known that electricity would occasionally go down in her house but through her travels she realized that other African countries had more serious electricity issues […]

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#LLAInterview – “I believe a woman can and should have whatever it is that she wants.” Patricia Kihoro, Singer, Actress and OAP

Patricia Kihoro, in a nutshell, is a multi-talented creative genius. Using her talent and passion for singing and acting, she has written, directed and produced her own stage shows which have been a resounding success right from the beginning. She has other interests outside the creative industry and she is not afraid to pursue them. […]

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Adenike Akinsemolu is raising environmental conscious leaders, one student at a time

Adenike Akinsemolu’s The Green Campus Initiative is reviving the consciousness of being environmental friendly in Nigeria, one student at a time.  Through innovative academic research, results-based green initiatives, and building a generation of environmentally and socially conscious student leaders, the initiative is not only tackling the harsh climate changes in the country but also ensuring […]

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