Woman of Rubies
‘The idea of parenting Is not to raise your carbon copy, but to raise a wholesome child’ – Bukola Lameed
Bukola Lameed, fondly called “Bookkies” is an incredible blend of passion and skill. Professional Counselor, Certified Cognitive Behavioural Change Therapist and one of Africa's leading Family Mental Health Coach. The founder of Safety Republic International whose job is to create solutions for preserving the mental and emotional wellness of every member of a nation (the…
The ability to communicate in sign language has drawn the deaf naturally to me and made me share their world – Ayodele Eizabeth
Elizabeth love for humanity and equality led her into advocating for inclusion of deaf persons and encouraging people to embrace the use of sign language.
I was inspired to start using tyres to make bespoke furniture last year - Olabanke Banjo
Today, Olabanke has set up a creative outfit, Cyrus45 Factory, which focuses on not only recycling but also producing bespoke and ultra-modern furniture and products for the art savvy Nigerian.
I grew up in a community where it’s very imporatant to know how to cook - Gina Ehikodi, media personality & foodpreneur
I started corporate job in January 2006 barely 2 months after my University final Exams, prior to that time, I had always gotten involved in one form of business or the other because I always believed in earning.
I only do what God tells me to do at any given time - Reverend Marjorie Esomowei
With regards to my charitable work with the Back to school, Widows in Need and the Comfort Home Orphanage, I believe that the root goes back to my child hood. Our house was always full of extended family members whom my parents took care of.
“I was just doing what my hands found to do with all my heart”
I started the business with just 300 naira and was determined to make something out of it. My life philosophy is that Rome was not built in a day, no matter the circumstances I find myself, I do what I have to.
The Kathlyn Eyitemi story
Kathlyn Eyitemi was sexually assaulted at the age of four, endured physical and verbal abuse from her dad and was raped few months to her wedding. Her mother committed suicide when she was fifteen.
“Nigerians are not well informed on storytelling as a way of selling their brand” – Esohe Igbinoba
I share similar stories, challenges, pains and scars with other women in business trying to make a difference and live a life of true meaning.I am a Woman Of Rubies because I care about helping other people be better and I support women in business.
Firefighting is a personal call for me - Dooshima Dennis,
I’ve always wanted to do something out of the ordinary with myself , something challenging. In fact helping people connect with work and play that makes them happy is a key reason why I do my work with passion. Humanitarian service
I’m inspired by the fearless, visionary women – Chika Ilang
I was rather the love child, who got almost all her little request to the best she knew, so there was really nothing pushing me to focus better as a child.