Tag: Leading Ladies Africa

Mallam YeroSeptember 5, 2015

“I tell stories and share inspiration through my music.” Leading Ladies Africa, speaks to gospel singer and songwriter, Alache

For Ann Alache Mark, Nigerian-born, DC based inspirational Christian singer and songwriter, her music is the way by which she ...

Mallam YeroAugust 29, 2015

“We need to encourage more women and girls to foster an interest in STEM.” Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Kunbi Tinuoye, Founder, UrbanGeekz.com

Have you always wanted to be a journalist, and how did your journey to journalism begin? I was drawn to ...

Mallam YeroAugust 15, 2015

“Music is my happy place.” Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Sasha P

Our interview this week features the inspiring Sasha P. Rapper, Fashion Entrepreneur and activist. She takes us on a journey ...

Mallam YeroAugust 8, 2015

Leading Ladies Africa Interview: Louisa Kinoshi

  For Louisa Kinoshi, beauty entrepreneur and Founder of Beauty REVNG, the need to re-define the standards of beauty for ...

OluwapelumiAugust 1, 2015

Leading Ladies Africa Interview: Adibeli Nduka-Agwu

  There’s a new wave of competent, experienced and innovative women leading the way in the Nigerian Tech space. Adibeli ...

OluwapelumiJuly 25, 2015

Leading Ladies Africa Interview: Taffi Woolward Ayodele

“Entrepreneurship is a marathon and not a sprint.” says the hardworking and inspiring Taffi Woolward Ayodele, beautiful CEO and Co-Founder ...

Mallam YeroJuly 4, 2015

Leading Ladies Africa Interview: Amara Enyia

“More women will be encouraged to participate in politics, when they see more women participating in politics.” An inspiring sound ...

Mallam YeroJune 27, 2015

Leading Ladies Africa Interview: Marcy Dolapo Oni

It takes a lot of courage and vision to step out and do new things, to recreate and totally re-imagine ...

Mallam YeroJune 20, 2015

Leading Ladies Africa Interview – Kelechi Anyadiegwu

African fashion is taking centre space on the world stage, largely due to the fact that it is readily more ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 1, 2015

“Fashion is capital intensive…” Leading Ladies Africa meets with Linda Idegwu, Founder of Dear Curves

by Francesca Uriri  Plus size women shouldn’t have to choose between being comfortable and being fashionable; their clothes should sparkle, ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 25, 2015

“I will love to see a world without poverty” Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Esther Agbarakwe

by Francesca Uriri There aren’t a lot of young women passionate about environmental sustainability and climate change. For Esther Agbarakwe, ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 13, 2014

“I have no role models“: Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Mary Olushoga, founder AWPN

by Francesca Uriri For Mary Olushoga, Founder of the African Women Power Network (AWPN), the voices of African women matter, ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 6, 2014

“You cannot go far on your own…“: Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Wana Udobang

by Francesca Uriri The distinctive, warm voice of Wana Udobang is one many radio listeners are familiar with. But beyond ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 15, 2014

“Find out who you are and love yourself..“ : Leading Ladies Africa speaks to @MisGloryEdozien (Glory Edozien)

by Francesca Uriri Telling women’s stories is one thing; sharing experiences of women that inspire, empower and motivate is another. ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 8, 2014

“We should all be feminists“: Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Fungai Machirori ( @fungaijustbeing )

by Francesca Uriri When translated into English from Zimbabwe’s Shona language, ‘Fungai’ means ‘think,’ and that is primarily what Fungai ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 1, 2014

“My parents expected me to be an academic…“: Leading Ladies Africa speaks to @LeeKasumba , Head, Channel O

by Francesca Uriri For Leslie Kasumba, media personality, philanthropist, and Head of Channel O Africa, music is one of the ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 18, 2014

“I do not like the word ‘feminist’ “: Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Ifeoma Fafunwa

by Francesca Uriri There is a quiet, admirable and determined strength about Ifeoma Fafunwa, evident when she speaks about her ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 27, 2014

“Stagnation is the beginning of death”- Leading Ladies Africa speaks to @Ekeneonline

by Francesca Uriri Introduction: “Step up and own your spotlight” says Ekene Onu, Founder, Refresh With Ekene and convener of ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 13, 2014

“African literature can be cool, fun and sexy”: Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Ainehi

by Francesca Uriri “African literature can be cool, fun and sexy; it should speak to every aspect of people’s lives” so ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 23, 2014

“Everything is achievable if …” | Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Nkiru Olumide-Ojo, founder of Lighthouse Network

by Fransesca Uriri Nkiru Olumide-Ojo, one of the founders of Lighthouse Network expresses herself with admirable candour. She speaks about ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 16, 2014

“It will be HARD sometimes” | Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Sesu Tilley-Gyado , CEO Africa Heritage Books Ltd

by Fransesca  Uriri For Sesu Tilley-Gyado, Artiste, Singer and Entrepreneur, art and culture are important. She speaks about creating value ...

July 28, 2014

“An entrepreneur should be patient and consistent“ | Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Exquisite Magazine’s Tewa Onasanya

by Fransesca Uriri Tewa Onasanya, publisher of Exquisite Magazine speaks about publishing, the passion to succeed, overcoming challenges and being ...

July 12, 2014

“A female entrepreneur should have big dreams“: Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Tolagbe Martins

by Fransesca Uriri There are no clear-cut rules on how to be a successful entrepreneur. Tolagbe Martins speaks about starting ...

July 6, 2014

“It’s all about building relationships”: Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Yetunde Taiwo, CEO, ICY PR

by Francesca Uriri For Yetunde Taiwo, CEO ICY PR, using her God-given talent to help clients become more visible, by ...

June 29, 2014

‘I fell in love with Lagos’: Tannaz Bahnam speaks to Leading Ladies Africa on being a foreigner in Nigeria

by Francesca Uriri   Staying back in Nigeria, after an official assignment with the National Geographic, showed Tannaz Bahnam that ...

June 21, 2014

‘Creativity & innovation’: Leading Ladies Africa talks to Aisha Augie-Kuta on what it takes to be a successful photographer

by Francesca Uriri Rising above stereotypes, being inspired by her immediate environment, and making a success out of what many ...

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