Why Amazon Delivery is catering to the needs of widows - Mercy Makinde
In the last few years, the Amazing Amazon Initiative has empowered over 20, 000 Nigerian women and school children through collaborations with corporate and government entities. The Lagos-based women-centric organisation has been providing financial literacy, empowerment and child protection expertise to women in different states in Nigeria. It recently launched a logistic and delivery arm,…
Building sustainability for women-owned MSMES in COVID-19 pandemic era
It is a general consensus that the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted the world in unprecedented ways. For most people living in this time and age, the thought of a global disease outbreak that could completely alter our way of life was never imagined or anticipated, much less prepared for. Thus the accompanying shocks and lingering…
‘COVID-19, opportunity to evolve business practices, increase productivity’
The COVID-19 era has brought magnificent digital transformation. This could be regarded as a ‘new dawn’ in doing business in organisations, industries and enterprises globally. However, this transition truncates the traditional physical meeting of doing businesses, thereby putting a lot of business owners, employees, suppliers, third party contractors and others, on their toes. In this…
You need more than passion to thrive in the real estate sector – Esther Raphael
One of the biggest investment opportunities globally is the real estate sector, and it is always a delight to see women thriving in this sector. Esther Raphael is one of those women.
‘It is challenging running cold chain business in Nigeria’
I have always been a fruit lover, I take fruits everyday but it was always in chunks. So, when I was pregnant in 2008, I realised I didn’t have a hold on fruits anymore...
I aspire to be a role model as an artist – Fagbenro Christiana Boluwatife
Fagbenro Christiana Boluwatife, best known as Tife Chris, is a young creative studying Geology at Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Ogun State. She hails from Ado Odo-Ota, Ogun State.
‘Our survival strategy during this lockdown’
Generally, the pandemic has actually affected businesses worldwide but we have been able to identify a lot of opportunities around us. We are leveraging on technology and our online training are in full effect.
My love for food and agriculture inspired me to start Teemarkfood – Ibenero Tobiloba
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…