Tag: Leading Ladies Africa

Op-ed EditorFebruary 27, 2017

“Embrace your uniqueness and don’t try to be in a competition with anyone.” | LadyBoss Sylvia Udemeh answers #LLA’s 10 questions

Sylvia Udemeh is helping small and medium enterprises flourish through her passion and the use of technology. In this interview, ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 25, 2017

“If anyone, male or female will do the needful, build according to plan, focus and be diligent, they will succeed.” | Feyisayo Ogundipe speaks with Leading Ladies Africa

It is easy to throw in the towel and shut down your business, given the economic terrain in Nigeria, but ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 20, 2017

“I am in love with love and weddings and events are what you can call my ‘happy place’.” LadyBoss Elsie Ofulue answers #LLA10 questions

Making a living out of your passion has to be one of the best things in the world. For Elsie ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 18, 2017

“I walk into places with confidence that Kenya believes in what I stand for.”   | Leading Ladies Africa interviews Mariam Mpaata

Rather than get depressed about being a housewife with no tangible income, Mariam Mpaata identified a need and created a ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 11, 2017

“A woman can succeed anywhere provided she remains true to what she believes in.” Stella Duru speaks with Leading Ladies Africa

Stella Duru is the first female partner in the Energy Practice Group at Banwo & Ighodalo law firm. Her rise ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 7, 2017

“I was born to do this…it is a calling.” | LadyBoss Omeyi Yangs answers LLA10 questions

  Finding an innovative solution to a problem experienced is a goal of every entrepreneur and that is exactly what ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 4, 2017

“Makeup is a talent I have always had but The Women International is who I am.” | Leading Ladies Africa interviews Chinny Okoye

  Ever met anyone as passionate about promoting self-love in women as Chinny Okoye? We doubt you have. For Chinny, ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 28, 2017

“I want to be remembered as an advocate for global health policies” | Dr. Irene Okech, co-founder, Imbako Foundation speaks to Leading Ladies Africa

Education is her passion, health is her calling and her mission is to engender healthcare policies in the global landscape ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 21, 2017

“Carve your niche. You cannot be all things to everyone.” | Abisola Ijalana, CEO M12 Photography speaks to Leading Ladies Africa

Barely 7 years ago, Abisola Ijalana did not know that a decision to take a photography training during the Daystar ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 16, 2017

“I want something to be positively different in my environment just because of me.” | Lady Boss Ayodotun Rotimi-Akinfenwa answers #LLA10 questions

Ayodotun Rotimi-Akinfenwa has a desire to make a positive impact in the world. She’s passionate about seeing businesses, especially startups ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 7, 2017

“I want to build a Pan-African brand that embodies healthy living” | The juice lady, Oshione Igwonobe, speaks to Leading Ladies Africa

As a woman with a big vision and a passionate desire to build a brand that promotes healthy living, one ...

ToluJanuary 2, 2017

“A woman can have it all when she decides exactly what she wants” | Lady Boss Mofolusade Sonaike answers #LLA 10 questions

After dealing with not being able to spend quality time with her kids while she had a high flying career, ...

AzeezJanuary 1, 2017

“Education has enabled me to dream beyond boundaries and limitations.” | Patrice Juah speaks with Leading Ladies Africa

When you talk about women who are making a way for other women to be empowered, Patrice Juah will feature ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 24, 2016

“I believe a woman can and should have whatever it is that she wants.” Leading Ladies Africa speaks with singer & actress, Patricia Kihoro

Patricia Kihoro, in a nutshell, is a multi-talented creative genius. Using her talent and passion for singing and acting, she ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 17, 2016

“I want to be remembered as the girl that stayed in her lane and changed the media space” | Leading Ladies Africa interviews Bonang Matheba

We are excited to bring you our interview with Bonang Matheba, OAP and media personality who is also a budding ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 10, 2016

“Don’t wait for the world to first validate your idea. Do it and do not look back.” | Leading Ladies Africa interviews Marini Naturals CEO, Michelle Ntalami

Michelle Ntalami, CEO of Marini Naturals, East Africa’s First Quality hairline for women, has been able to turn her passion ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 5, 2016

“I want to be remembered as a fighter; a strong woman, who never quits.” | LadyBoss Ehime Akindele answers #LLA10 Questions

Our Lady Boss today is an enterprising woman who keeps pushing the boundaries as an entrepreneur. She started her journey ...

Isime EseneNovember 21, 2016

‘I want people to say someday that it’s because of Beatrice that they didn’t give up’ | Leading Ladies Africa interviews Beatrice Ndung’u

Starting out her career as a PR and Marketing guru, Beatrice has gone on to launch as string of successful ...

Isime EseneOctober 29, 2016

“Everything you wish or want, you can absolutely achieve!” | Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Ezinne Chinkata

Ezinne Chinkata is a fashion and style entrepreneur with a difference – she is the founder of the Zinkata Brand ...

Isime EseneOctober 3, 2016

‘As a female entrepreneur, I have to remain true to myself and find my own voice’ | Lady Boss, Liz Osho answers #LLA10Questions

Our #LadyBoss today is a barrier breaker and a mountain mover. After a successful time as the Online Manager of ...

Isime EseneOctober 1, 2016

“You’re not in a dynamic business if you’re not experiencing challenges” | Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu of soleRebels

There is a reason why Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu is described as a serial entrepreneur; she is renowned for launching several ...

Isime EseneAugust 20, 2016

‘I keep pushing myself so I will leave a mark…’ | Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Jokate Mwegelo of Kidoti

Jokate Mwegelo is a former pageant winner who branched out into acting and later launched a lifestyle brand, Kidoti, to ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 18, 2016

‘Don’t be afraid of failure, every rejection is a lesson’ | Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Michelle Dede

Everyone knows her. With a name that is synonymous with Television, Entertainment and Fashion, Michelle Dede is a Multilingual Host, ...

Op-Ed EditorFebruary 20, 2016

‘I’m a confident, modern day African woman’ | Leading Ladies Africa interviews Peace Hyde

Today, Peace Hyde is a globally recognized media personality and showbiz impresario; deeply involved in social impact activities and creating ...

Op-Ed EditorJanuary 16, 2016

‘I only ever saw Jewel by Lisa as a global brand’ | Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Lisa Folawiyo

Lisa Folawiyo started the eponymous Jewel By Lisa Brand with the sole aim of transforming the idea of ready-to-wear African ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 2, 2015

Adaora Mbelu-Dania: Do more, be more and keep the faith (30 Days of Gratitude)

by Francesca Uriri This year has been a big lesson in patience, delegation, and understanding that what is meant for ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 24, 2015

“You need self-belief and discipline to execute your vision” | Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Saudat Salami

Spurred by the vision of making shopping more convenient for the modern-day working woman, I.T and Agri-Business Entrepreneur, Saudat Salami, ...

Mallam YeroSeptember 26, 2015

“Pursue your passions, don’t let fear cripple you” | Leading Ladies Africa speaks with ORÍKÌ founder, Joycee Awojoodu

With an extensive background in recruiting, training, and human capital management, and propelled by the vision of creating an indigenous, ...

Mallam YeroSeptember 19, 2015

“We tell health stories you don’t read about in the media” | Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Nnenna Makanjuola, Publisher, Radiant Health Magazine

Filled with a burning desire to help fellow Nigerians, and other Africans improve their health, Nnenna Kalu Makanjuola set out ...

Mallam YeroSeptember 12, 2015

“Self-affirmation is empowering; do it as often as you can.” Leading Ladies Africa speaks to KAMOKINI Founder/CEO, Kambili Ofili Okonkwo

The most successful businesses are the ones that start out intending to create solutions and add value to the lives ...

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