I've had the idea for Olori since my third year in the university. I was frustrated that I couldn’t find makeup shades that suited my skin tone and that I had to mix several shades of lipstick or foundation to get the shade...
Groups partner to nurture female African talents
To provide a platform for female African talents, e-commerce Conglomerate, Amazon, has partnered with AGS Tribe, Africa’s female-focused community for economic growth, to deepen their diversity and inclusion efforts.
‘I don’t believe any skill is gender specific’
Chika Ruth Nwajoku is a woman and youth entrepreneurship advocate and founder of The Leathercraft Academy, a shoemaking school created to foster socio-economic growth and reduce youth unemployment in Nigeria.
‘As aspiring creatives, it’s important to seek opportunities for internship and mentoring’
Without a doubt, these careers were lucrative. But art has always been my passion. Like my course of study at the university (Quantity Surveying), I worked in the construction and banking industry to make my mother happy.
‘As an entrepreneur, bulk of what your journey will look like, lies in your actions, inactions’
Dr. Yinka Opeke is a development economist and the founder of Smart Gas with a mission to generate jobs towards the development of Nigeria’s economy.
SheCan Nigeria… spotlight on five exceptional women doing more
Driving the paradigm shift and sharing the voices of trailblasing women in the corporate and business world by recognising their innate potentials, sharing their life stories and mentoring other women is SheCan Nigeria.
‘Investment in female founders is our collective responsibility’
So goes the old adage: The hand that rocks the cradle, rules the world. While some might find depth and truth in this saying, others might beg to differ based on realities that determine the social challenges women face the world over.
Onamusi: Women can be exceptional if self-limiting beliefs are lifted
Rachel Onamusi is the founder and CEO of VN Sync, a full-service marketing agency with expertise media and a keen focus on digital media strategy development and implementation.
Experts seek better funding, private sector support for FP services
Experts in the sexual and reproductive health industry have urged improved budgetary allocation for family planning services (FPS) in the country, lamenting that what is being received presently is wholly inadequate to effectively cater....
‘Women should acquire relevant skills for their career growth’
At age 18, I discovered that amongst my peers, I tend to be the one that every one runs to ask questions or discuss matters with.