With the aura of a movie star, there is still something about Dakore’s boundless confidence, grace and her refusal to be caught in the everyday trappings of celebrity lifestyle...
I started advocacy when I got pregnant as a teenager – Blessing Timidi Digha
Blessing Timidi Digha is the Executive Director and also works as the Community Mobilization and Advocacy Officer at African Girl Child Development and Support Initiative, a non-governmental...
Esther Ijewere: Success is helping someone who can never pay you back
Esther Ijewere-Kalejaiye is an enterprising social activist, youth advocate, Columnist, author, mother of two and the Executive Director of Rubies Ink Initiative- a social enterprise outfit devoted to youth advocacy, public relations and social enterprise solutions among others.
I want to leave the door open for other women to succeed - Osayi Alile
I always take a step back. In the past, when things happen, I rush around, trying to find solutions, but now I take a step back and think things through. Challenges would come and you have to be ready because things cannot go smoothly forever.
People’s success stories are great source of inspiration to me, says Olubukola Adio
People like Oprah Winfrey who I think is a standard of success for women inspire me, also Iyanla Vazant, Nkoyo Rapu, Grace Aiyedogbon and every striving and thriving woman out there.
Lola Cardoso: Female leaders need to be different
As the Head, Group Corporate Strategy for Union Bank, Lola Cardoso is responsible for shaping the bank’s strategy and driving execution to achieve its ambition.
‘’Never let anyone make you think you can’t be successful as a woman’’ - Wisdom Toyin Igbafen, Soul singer
Wisdom” Igbafen is a Soul singer, writer and also an entrepreneur with interest in women fashion and catering. She has a BSc in Computer Science from Lead City University but decided to opt for music.
Enuma Okoro - “I was raised to approach the world with courage and curiosity”
Enuma Okoro was raised in four countries on three continents. It is no surprise that her work focuses increasingly on issues of culture and identity. She is a Nigerian-American award-winning writer, public speaker and communications consultant.
Leading ladies Africa’s 100 most inspiring women list - 2017
Adenike Oyetunde It is not every day you see someone who lost her limbs at age 20 and yet her zeal for life remains all-consuming. After losing her limbs to cancer, Adenike looked beyond the setback and forged ahead. Today, she is a lawyer, OAP on Info FM and activist that passionately fights for the…
“A great deal of my inspiration and motivation comes from pain”- Christine Izuakor
The greatest reward that I’ve gotten is in being able to inspire people to want and pursue more in life. I like that people see my story and think of greater possibilities for themselves.
Minna Salami: The time for women’s revolution is now
Listed by ELLE Magazine as one of the “12 women changing the world,” Minna Salami is a Nigerian-Finnish writer, speaker, blogger, feminist thinker and consultant, as well as the founder of Ms Afropolitan...