Think like the Queen of Katwe

Photo: Getty images Uganda Chess heroine, Phiona Mutesi, stunned the world when we all least expected it. She is our muse today and we are drawing five lessons, which might inspire your winning quest, from how she did it. Your environment is an advantage Sometimes, the worst is just the next best thing and being […]

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Viola Davis, Imeime Umana and all the “First Ladies” we love

There is just something so powerfully compelling about women who lead! It’s everything!  Still in the season of celebrating women all around the world, we acknowledge 5 amazing black women who have recorded a ‘first’ in their chosen fields within this first quarter of the year 2017. Serena Williams Serena is such a winner, it […]

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#BlackGirlMagic: 10 Things You Should Know About Cynthia Erivo

Everyone’s talking about her. From Oprah, to Jennifer Hudson. From The New York Times, to The Guardian; the whole world is paying attention to this magnificently talented thespian. Of course, it also noteworthy to mention that she picked up the win for leading actress in a musical for her role as Celie in The Colour Purple. Everyone agrees that […]

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10 Things Somebody Should Have Taught Me: Titilope Sonuga Williams

In a series of tweets, sometime last year, Spoken Word artist, Titilope Sonuga, shared some profound gems on living, loving and learning. Oldie, but goodie, but still so poignant and useful: Do not romanticize suffering. There is nothing poetic about a love that breaks your spirit. Know when to leave. Some bridges need to be […]

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Leading Ladies Africa Interview: Sika Osei talks career, life and having BIG dreams!

Bold, ambitious, driven, brilliant and multi-talented, Sika Osei, popularly known as a co-presenter of Studio 53 Extra, is determinedly leading the cavalcade of young African women in Television, Film and Media. She shares her very inspiring journey, some of the major milestones she’s achieved, and gives great insight as to why stepping out of the […]

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From the Blog – “Things I’m learning While Living in Asia.” Titilope Owoyemi, shares her experience.

For Titilope, the term “housewife” had always been one she met with some discomfort, and perhaps a little disdain. But an opportunity to move to Asia with her family, gave new insight and meaning to this often misunderstood term. She shares her inspiring and insightful experience with us. So…I’m currently a housewife. Looking back, if […]

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5 POWERFUL quotes from Black Girls Rock! 2016

It’s exactly a week since Black Girls Rock 2016 held, but we still can’t get over how amazeballs the event was! From Hillary Clinton’s speech, to Brandyand Lauryn Hill’s performances, to the powerful acceptance speeches from Amandla Stenbery, Shonda Rhimes and Rihanna, the whole event was LIT! Here are 5 powerful quotes from some of […]

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