Arunma Oteh, Patricia Obozuwa, Mairo Bashir, Oyeyimika Adeboye… Here are the 50 Leading Ladies in Corporate Nigeria

As the world becomes increasingly aware of the important role women play in the corporate world, Leading Ladies Africa presents a list of 50 Nigerian women who are leading the cavalry in showing the impact they have in the Nigerian corporate and business sector. First of its kind in Nigeria, the #50LeadingLadiesinCorporateNigeria list, published strategically […]

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Adesua Dozie, Teni Apata, Kadaria Ahmed, Ngozi Nkwoji, … These are Nigeria’s 100 Most Inspiring Women in 2019

Leading Ladies Africa presents its annual #100 Most Inspiring Women in Nigeria list for 2019. For the 5th consecutive year, the list features 100 Nigerian women drawn from a diverse range of backgrounds and sectors who are deliberately impacting their world and local communities through the power and strength of their ideas and achievements. The […]

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#CareerSheroes Cynthia Augustine, Global Chief Talent Officer, FCB Says Avoiding Avoidable Mistakes is Vital in Building a Career

Cynthia Augustine, Global Chief Talent Officer, FCBCynthia “Cindy” Augustine, is the highest-ranking Black woman at FCB, a global integrated marketing communications agency with more than 8,000 people in 109 operations in 80 countries. She leads HR, talent acquisition and development, organization design, change management, compensation, benefits, and diversity and inclusion programs for the network. A […]

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Feeling Stuck At Work? Here Are 5 Ways to Shake Yourself Out of a Career Rut

At some point in your career, you’re likely to feel like you’re in a rut. Maybe you took a job for the money thinking that it’s temporary, and five years later, you’re still there. Or you’ve signed on for a position you were told was one thing and suddenly you realize you’re wearing 20 hats—and […]

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“You Must Do The Work, and while you work, Have Faith in the Process”- #LLA Meets Patricia Onumonu, Lead Designer & Creative Director, Trish O Couture.

Patricia Onumonu is the Lead Designer and creative director of Trish O Couture; a lagos based internationally driven fashion house. With over a decade of experience that has evolved into interior and home decorations, Patricia Onumonu has become a widely recognised brand, breaking grounds in the fashion space and is excitingly our lady boss of […]

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8 Times NikkieBillieJean of All Things Ankara Gave us a Run For our Money in Ankara

Nikki Billie Jean is the founder and editor-in-chief of All Things Ankara. Nikki is the fashion designer, fashion stylist, fashion director & event producer for the Nikki Billie Jean brand. Nikki became passionate about ankara print fashion, while participating and event producing African fashion shows in college at The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State). In August […]

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The Highs and Lows of Life as a Black Editor-In-Chief

From all of my closed-door talks over the years with successful people of color, female leaders, young innovators, and especially Black female bosses, it seems there is a universality to some of the challenges we face in the workplace. When we achieve something big, we are often told we are “too much.” “Threatening.” “Intimidating.” “Entitled.” […]

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Subtle Signs of Emotional Abuse You Might Be Overlooking

What is emotional abuse? Just like physical abuse — emotional abuse is an attempt to control another person. Rather than hitting or kicking the other party, however, the perpetrator uses emotion as their weapon of choice. The abuser might be aware or unaware, but they generally are keenly aware of a deep-rooted insecurity (which drives them to […]

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“Young Girls Need to Be Able to See Themselves in Their Role Models” Leading Ladies Africa Meets Ashaba Faridah, Founder Bambino Life Foundation

Ashaba Faridah is a pilot in Uganda, East Africa. She is the Founder and the Chief Executive Officer of Bambino Life Foundation, an organization that focuses on promoting girl child education, creating awareness about children living with disabilities and providing a sustainable environment to children living in orphanages. Ashaba was recently selected to be 1 […]

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Meet Haben Girma, the First “Differently Abled” Person to Graduate From Harvard Law

Can you imagine the difficulties you would face going through law school as a deaf person? The image in our heads is most probably one of us relying almost exclusively on our powers of sight to intake any information presented to us. Can you imagine, then, taking away the power of sight also? Now imagine […]

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8 Questions You Should Be Asking Your Boss

When my client Sarah contacted me to work out some issues at her job, I didn’t think it would be a very tough assignment. After all, she was bright, good at what she did, and committed to being successful. The trouble, she explained, was her difficult boss: She saw him as an obstacle that she had […]

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#LadyBossQuickFive The Profitable Manufacturer and COO of Banrut Rolls Nigeria Limited, Adebola Adefila Says Entrepreneurship is More Than Creating Solutions to Problems

Adebola A Adefila has been an entrepreneur for over 18years, 12 of which have been in the manufacturing sector. Prior to joining the Banrut Group she had a brief stint with the public sector working at the Debt Management Office (DMO), Nigeria. At Banrut Group, she has served in various capacities as Business manager, Chief marketing officer, […]

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