The graduate of Pure and Applied Chemistry from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) was inspired by her love for agriculture and passion for food, which started when she was young. Tobi loved seeing the smile on people’s faces when they eat good quality food.
‘I don’t see myself as a woman in a male - dominated profession’
Lydia Balogun-Wilson is the first black person to hold the position of Operations Support Team Leader at BP Plc, a multinational oil and gas company
We are empowering women as catalysts for change - Herbert Wigwe
At the heart of empowering a nation and developing communities is women empowerment, letting them express their opinions as individuals. Studies and research carried out by organizations such as the World Bank, International Monetary Fund and Africa Development Bank continue to assert this by adopting gender-based strategies in a bid to eradicate poverty and improve…
‘Institutional investors should not think twice before funding women…’
I was born in Nigeria and started primary school in Chrisland and did one year of secondary school in Atlantic Hall, Lagos, but I was sent to a boarding...
Over 250 women empowered with skills acquisition in Port Harcourt
Still harping on the necessity for women empowerment in Nigeria, Siefani Care for Indigents Foundation (SCIF), an NGO targeted towards empowering the girl child and indigent women with focus on widows and divorcees who are faced with the challenges...
‘You have to stay updated so the world doesn’t leave you behind’
Abiodun Folashade Tokunbo is the CEO of Anjy Luminee Couture, also known as House of Luminee, a high profile designer outfit in the heart of Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
Boli La’n Ta was inspired by my love for roasted plantain- Omolola Kayode
My childhood was a mix of love, fun, trials, hustles and strength. My mum carried me for 13 months and 2 weeks before finally being able to deliver me at a TBA’s facility, I never tasted breast milk because of how sick she got after my birth for a stretch of 6 months as I was told.
‘I’m passionate about helping small businesses grow and not making the same mistakes I made’- Tale Alimi
Tell us briefly about your career journey I have had an interesting career, which started in technology when it was not as popular as it is today.
‘I Strongly believe that Nigerian brands will take over the world someday’
I studied Political Science and later Law, but never practiced. For me, law was boring and I studied it to have an idea before venturing into real estate and I was a realtor for a long time.
Nufaesah, others win at 2019 She Leads Africa Demo Day
On Saturday, November 2nd, 3 women-led businesses - a fashion company, an Ed-Tech start-up, and an AI-solution based education platform went home as the winners at the 2019 She Leads Africa Demo Day. The Demo Day which was streamed LIVE on social media was the closing ceremony to the 3 months She Leads Africa Accelerator…