Tag: Women Entrepreneurs

Op-ed EditorJanuary 9, 2018

“Be determined and persistent in going after what you want.” | Leading Ladies Africa speaks to CNN’s Stephanie Busari

 For Stephanie Busari, moving back to Nigeria was a big bold bet predicated upon her passion for telling authentic African ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 7, 2017

“Challenges are the bread of champions,” | Leading Ladies Africa speaks to travel and tour maven, Chiamaka Obuekwe

 Meeting Chiamaka for the first time, and you immediately get a sense of her passion, vivacity and bubbly nature. She’s ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 8, 2017

“I am a woman who is doing her best to live her most authentic life” | Arit Okpo speaks with Leading Ladies Africa

As one of Africa’s Leading Ladies, and one of media’s most inspiring voices on the continent, Arit Okpo is definitely ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 7, 2017

“Women should support each other and realize that by helping other women we help ourselves” | Bisila Bokoko speaks with Leading Ladies Africa

Today’s interview is simply amazing. Our guest amongst other things has a goal to reach out to as many rural areas ...

Op-ed EditorJune 17, 2017

“Failing is just an experience and your perspective about it is what matters.” Modupe Fagbohungbe speaks with Leading Ladies Africa

Modupe Fagbohungbe is our definition of an unapologetically-driven entrepreneur. Having quit a career in Law, she set out to pursue ...

Op-ed EditorJune 11, 2017

“Excellence is not innate, it is cultivated with effort and supported by passion” | Mimi Kalinda speaks with Leading Ladies Africa

 Mimi Kalinda’s love for Africa is clearly unparalleled.  It has constantly fueled her passion to empower Africans into seeing the ...

EzinneJune 3, 2017

“I get inspiration literally from everything and anything” – Tania Omotayo speaks with Leading Ladies Africa

Tania Omotayo brings a fresh feel to the emerging Fashion industry in Nigeria. Her newly established fashion outfit, Ziva Lagos, ...

Op-ed EditorMay 27, 2017

“I tend to look inward for growth than at others, I look outwards to know what to do differently and better” | Orode Uduaghan speaks with Leading Ladies African

Having lost some of her loved ones to cancer, Orode knew there was a strong purpose she needed to fulfil. ...

Op-ed EditorMay 20, 2017

“I am constantly chasing the next opportunity to create something that adds value” | Zainab Balogun speaks with Leading Ladies Africa

When Zainab Balogun made her way back to Nigeria some years ago, there was only one goal on her mind: ...

Op-ed EditorMay 15, 2017

“Build a relationship with your bank.” | Lady Boss Mercy Nenelwa Kitomari answers #LLA’s 10 questions

For Mercy Kitomari, ice-cream is more than just a treat. It is a lifestyle. What’s more? She is certain of ...

Op-ed EditorMay 8, 2017

“You are only as good as your staff. Hire smart people.” | LadyBoss Viola Ogbunude answers #LLA’s 10 questions

For Viola Ogbunude, entrepreneurship has just one language: SMART. From what started as a response to a post-childbirth experience, she ...

Op-ed EditorApril 24, 2017

“When I learnt to say NO to people and events that won’t help me achieve my result, I grew incredibly” | Lady Boss, Chika Ilang, answers #LLA’s 10 questions

If there is one thing Chika Ilang never gets tired of, it’s MORE. She keeps pressing for a much better ...

Op-ed EditorApril 17, 2017

“Wear your smile and confidence before you wear your perfume” | Lady Boss, Victoria Nkong answers #LLA’s 10 questions

Victoria Nkong puts the E in efficiency. Her multiple strengths as a Talent Manager, Events Producer and Mother, amidst others, ...

Op-ed EditorApril 1, 2017

“It’s very important to teach children the value of money and what financial responsibility means from a very young age.” | Bola Onada Sokunbi speaks with Leading Ladies Africa

Meet Bola Sokunbi, a financial expert who is passionate about helping women get their money issues right. In this enlightening ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 20, 2017

“To be successful in any business, your business must be all about making people’s life better.” | LadyBoss, Udoka Uju, answers #LLA10 questions

Udoka Uju is taking the business of painting beyond decorating homes, she is making lives beautiful. In this interview, she ...

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 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 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 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 ...

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