Adiat Disu is one woman making Africa proud in a way that will surprise you


Driven, creative and a go-getter, Adiat is one woman making Nigeria and indeed the continent of Africa proud.

Adiat is an international publicist and the founder of Adirée, a New York-based communications and brand strategy company. She uses this company to re-brand Africa, as a destination for luxury brands. This quintessential young woman is the brain behind the annual Africa Fashion Week in New York, one of the most popular international African-focused fashion events.

Apart from her goal to re brand the definition of luxury and Africa’s image on the international scene, Adiat takes pleasure in helping other people achieve their goals and vision.


In 2014, she made Forbes list of 20 power women in Africa. She has also been recognized by the Nigerian government for her numerous contributions in putting the country on the world map through fashion.

She believes that although failure attacks your confidence, your ability to produce confidence after failure yields power.

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