Editi Effiong: On creating spaces for women to thrive

For some, the terms Women Empowerment, Gender Inclusion and Equality are just buzz words. But for some, like Editi Effiong, CEO Anakle, creating spaces where women benefit is a no-brainer. In this post, first published in a Facebook group, he explains why his organization operates a “women first” hiring policy.   One of the questions I […]

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“Innovation Fascinates me” LLA Interview with Damilola Teidi, CEO GoMyWay

With varied interests in business, technology and fashion, Damilola Teidi, CEO/Co-Founder, GoMyWay.com, believes that more women need to be encouraged to take up careers in science and technology. She speaks on her love for technology, her life as an entrepreneur and why she is constantly fascinated by the start-up space. Who is Damilola Teidi, and […]

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#LLA Interview: “The Greatest Gift You Can Give Yourself and Others, is Sharing Your Talent” Anie Akpe, Founder IBOM LLC

On her Twitter cover photo is an image that says “Be Your Own Hero,” a quote that gives remarkable insight to the sort of woman Anie Akpe is. Serial Entrepreneur, and Founder of Tech Enterprises; IBOM LLC, Innov8tiv, and Networq App, Nigerian-born Anie is not letting the presence of challenges keep her from achieving her […]

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#LLA Interview: “Work hard, pray, persevere, and don’t give up!” Michelle Dede

Everyone knows her. With a name that is synonymous with Television, Entertainment and Fashion, Michelle Dede is a Multilingual Host, Actor, Event MC, Brand Ambassador and Producer. With a career spanning a decade, and a repertoire of massive projects like Big Brother Nigeria, Desperate Housewives Africa, and Flower Girl to her credit, she’s become one […]

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#Women In Tech: Meet the Nigerian Women Running The Online Business World

The internet has completely changed the way business is being done and more women are leveraging on this tool to start their businesses and pursue their passion. According to a report by the Center for Women’s Business Research in America, black women are part of the fastest growing entrepreneurial segment in the country, growing at […]

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LLA Interview: “Failures and mistakes are part of the learning process.” Ijeoma Ndukwe-Egwuronu, CEO Bubez Foods

Successful entrepreneurs are those who turn ordinary products or services into extraordinary brands, creating value for customers and their target audience. For Ijeoma, meeting the hygiene and convenience needs of mothers with a local staple proved to be an ingenious and inspired idea. Enjoy her interview and read about how she’s turning Bubez Pap into […]

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#SheHiveAbuja: Governors, Ministers and more come together to empower young women.

  Recently, the premier community for young career and business women – She Leads Africa – held its innovative (travelling) bootcamp, the SheHive, in Abuja! SheHive Abuja, which provided young and ambitious women with new skills in climbing the corporate ladder, negotiating, developing a pitch deck, identifying job opportunities, speaking with investors and more, was […]

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