Ifedolapo Olayemi-Okewole is the CEO of Hadassah Bridals, a complete bridal outfit based in Lagos. A graduate of Microbiology from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and a World Bank Scholar, she relocated from England back to Nigeria to start her business, a journey she describes as tough. Recently opening a mega bridal showroom in Gbagada, she…
‘Not how much money, but how much value you put in things that create money’
Ronke Okeremi, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Arit of Africa Limited - a Nigerian Information Technology (IT) company with core interest in Basic Enterprise Solutions - comes from a family where her parents are both engineers. Her mother, a retired Electrical/Electronics Engineer, she said, contributed to her interest, passion and career in information technology. In a…
Thrive Women Conference urges women to be Economic and Socio-Political Powerhouse
Thrive Women Solutions (TWS) is a social enterprise dedicated to helping women empower themselves and others to live financially independent and emotionally healthy lives recently had its annual inaugural conference themed: “The Nigerian Woman as an Economic and Socio-Political Powerhouse”. The 2018 edition of the conference, took place on Thursday 15th November at The Civic…
Glory Osei, Chika Uwazie, Tosin Durotoye, others share entrepreneurial knowledge with women at Femfunds 2.0
It was a large gathering of female entrepreneurs in the country last Saturday when Femfunds played host to more than 1000 women at its Femfunds 2.0 workshop.
‘To move forward we need to hire, train, motivate and reward the right people’
Debola Deji-Kurunmi, is a Certified Workplace Personality Profile Analyst, Job Evaluation Analyst as well as a World Bank project facilitator.
The art of negotiation
There are few dances between two parties as calculating, nerve wracking and exhilarating as the dance of negotiation. It is a frenzy to acquire as much as you can without being unreasonable or deemed by the opposing party as unrealistic or uncompromising. This often plays out in our careers as we negotiate our contracts. From…
‘We offer information, recommendations, reviews on quality food, restaurants in Lagos’
Millennial Youtuber, Florentina Agu, wants to change how restaurants serve Nigerians; hence she set up her restaurant review channel Dining Out with Flo. She shares the story of her journey into the business, prospects and challenges with AWP Network What inspired you to start your business? I was inspired to start “Dining Out with Flo”…
“My husband encouraged me to start my juice company” – Temiloluwa Balogun
Temiloluwa Balogun is fulfilling that dream by following her passion by changing the narrative unhealthy food consumption, She is the CEO of DawnJuice, a fast rising organic fruit juice and smoothies company in Nigeria.
I want to use my breast bag design to create more awareness for cancer - Christine Kato
Christine Kato is reative director and founder House of Christine Art and Designs a Nigerian based company which creates Art inspired designs.