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#LeadingLadySpotlight: Yolanda Cuba, MTN Group Vice President: Southern & East Africa. 

Yolanda is a Chartered Accountant (CA SA) by training and holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Statistics from the University of Cape Town, a Bachelor of Commerce Honors degree

#LLANEWS- Yekemi Otaru Appointed Chancellor Of University Of West Scotland

Yekemi Otaru Yekemi Otaru, an inspirational entrepreneur renowned for her passionate commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion has been named University of the West of Scotland’s (UWS) Chancellor-elect. Yekemi

Dr Jackie Chimhanzi appointed as Board Member of ONE

Dr Jackie Chimhanzi has been appointed as a Board Member of ONE, a global movement campaigning to end extreme poverty and preventable disease by 2030. Dr Jackie is the

#LadyBoss:  “Feeling like a boss is a state of mind. Overcoming a difficulty or realizing your small accomplishments of the day is being THE boss.” – Farha Abdula.

Farha Abdula; born and raised in Mozambique but currently based in Paris is a mother, an advertiser, and a content creator. For the past ten years, she has  been

Africa’s Female Focused Community, Herconomy, Raises $600,000 Pre-Seed Funding to Introduce Financial Services and Expand Operations

From a women-focused community on social media to planning Africa’s largest financial services platform for women, Herconomy is leveraging fintech to empower women. Women account for half of the

#LLATechThursdays: Meet Zandile Keebine, Chairperson and Co-founder of GirlCode.

Zandile Keebine’s passion for software development goes beyond recognizing innovative software solutions. She is also working towards making the tech world an equal and safe space for young girls

It’s a crucial and urgent imperative to have more women take on leadership roles in business and across the corporate sphere. It’s the only way real change can occur in the world.

The needs of organizations and society are so complex that they require a full range of diverse voices, and skill sets to solve them.

Creating an environment where different kinds of women can all succeed is crucial to socio-economic growth and development.


Running in Heels Career Conference

A career development conference for working women to learn and balance the art of excellent execution and epic result delivery under the pressure of diverse workload whilst empowering them to take the lead in breaking barriers in the workplace.

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Ladies Lunch Series

A quarterly event where women from different backgrounds have the opportunity to learn, be inspired, and connect with one another. The objective is to create spaces where women engage, connect and thrive.

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Women in Leadership and Politics Symposium

A conference for Nigerian women in Leadership and Politics especially in the public sector

Creative Entrepreneurs Academy

A Bootcamp for female entrepreneurs in the creative sector

Enterprise and Leadership Program

The ELP is a practical, hands-on program that is focused on enabling the women entrepreneurs in Nigeria to identify business opportunities, create and sustain viable enterprises

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