Interesting Facts About Leïla Mezian Benjelloun

If you are passionate about the education of girls and the improvement of the lives of rural women, then Leïla Mezian Benjelloun is a name you should get familiar with.

Why Kamala Harris’ Election As Vice President Is A Win For Minority Groups

“I hope every little girl watching tonight sees that this is a country of possibilities”  - Kamala Harris

All You Should Know About Doug Emhoff, Kamala Harris Husband

Doug Emhoff is the husband of Kamala Harris, the Vice President elect of the United States of America. He is an American lawyer and is set to become the first Second Gentleman of the United States.

Beyoncé’s Work Ethic : What We Can Learn From It

Beyoncé is the queen of deliberate silence and it has never not worked in her favor. Of course, we understand how important it is to not always respond to rumors or gossip headlines but how do we explain not talking about your own work?

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Jane Egerton-Idehen Launches ‘Be Fearless, Campaign’ For Gender Parity… Plans Book Tour To 20 Universities

Jane Egerton-Idehen, a Tech Executive, Author and Speaker has launched ‘Be Fearless, Campaign’ a national campaign focused on highlighting the hurdles that prevent women from fulfilling their potential, and providing a guide to younger women on the complexities of navigating career and life opportunities in their fields.

Money Milestones Every Woman Should Accomplish This Year

In Africa, female entrepreneurs are finding their voices and showcasing their finance skills. Last year, the Womenpreneur Pitch-A-Ton initiative was launched by Access Bank Plc and the International Finance Corporation, and provided substantial financial grants along with mini-MBAs to empower women entrepreneurs across Africa.

Why Kylie Jenner Is The Ultimate Business Woman

Kylie Jenner has always known how to snatch our wigs but now she's coming for our purses.

5 Signs Of A Bad Business Partner

While the signs we are looking at can work with just about any type of partnership, business is the subject of interest today.

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Feminism

Civility; A Road Block to Gender Equality

Civility has been an important tool on maintaining this patriarchy and that is why as little girls, we were told to speak but never too loud.

Can Modern Feminism Start the Discrimination of Men?

When men argue that modern feminism has brought about their discrimination, I empathize with them because I know that if I wore their shoes, I would probably sing the same song.

Feminism & What It Means To Be A Nigerian Woman – By Ifeanyi Iloba

The basic idea of Feminism revolves around the principle that just because human bodies are designed to perform certain procreative functions, biological elements need not dictate intellectual and social functions, capabilities and rights.

What Women Can Do To Break The Glass Ceiling

Have you ever been in a room with a glass ceiling? You get the illusion that you are looking right at the sky and can reach for it whenever you wish. But if you get carried away and actually attempt to move any part of your body through it, you would face an unfriendly collision with the glass.

Corona Virus Updates

3 Lessons From How Schools Responded To The 1918 Pandemic Worth Heeding Today

Much like what has happened in 2020, most U.S. schools closed during the 1918 influenza pandemic.

Israel May Restart Commercial Flights To Greece And Italy From August 1

According to Israel's Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, commercial flights to and fro Greece, Cyprus and Israel may be re-started from August 1.

The New COVID-19 Vaccine By AstraZeneca May Protect For Up To A Year

AstraZeneca is developing a COVID-19 vaccine with the University of Oxford, and now, the company's CEO is suggesting that the vaccine may be able to provide protection for one year.

The Countries Handling The Corona Virus Pandemic Effectively, Have One Thing in Common; Women Leaders

It is not that the men leaders are failing, it is that less women leaders are failing. This is starting an important conversation on women in leadership. A conversation,  we must admit is long overdue.

New Zealand Has Had No Active Cases For 17 Days Now

New Zealand has ended its strict corona virus lockdown rules as it has not recorded any new cases for the past 17 days.

What Is African Feminism?

I am an African Woman. You might agree with me or not, but there is actually something called African Feminism (Feminist). I can only tell a story that I am living. So that brings me to the questions: what is African Feminism and who is an African feminist?

Can Modern Feminism Start the Discrimination of Men?

When men argue that modern feminism has brought about their discrimination, I empathize with them because I know that if I wore their shoes, I would probably sing the same song.

True Women Liberation Cannot Coexist With Organized Religion

Organized religion also known as institutional religion, is religion in which belief systems and rituals are systematically arranged and formally established. Organized religion is typically characterized by an official doctrine (or dogma), a hierarchical or bureaucratic leadership structure, and a codification of rules and practices.

Opportunities For Women

EU-UN Spotlight Initiative: Prevention of Campus Sexual Violence Programme

Women At Risk International Foundation (WARIF) with support from the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative is implementing a virtual educational programme on ending sexual and gender-based violence

Win $2500 Prize Money In The McKinsey Women Achievement Award 2020

Mckinsey invites you to apply to the McKinsey Women Achievement Award and help them recognize and support talented women.

Get Featured On Friends Who Talk About Money Podcast And Earn $300

Friends Who Talk About Money Podcast is looking to feature women from diverse backgrounds who are comfortable speaking about their finances.

Win $20,000 In The Corona Hacks Virtual Hackathon

Are you up for a virtual hackathon? Reinvent Hacks is hosting a virtual hackathon called, Corona Hacks.

Scholarship – Empowering Women Through FinTech Education

FinTech School’s goal is to contribute to women’s economic empowerment around the world, access to high paying jobs and entrepreneurial opportunities by teaching women and girls FinTech and Tech.

Apply For The International Scholarship For Women 2020-2021 in USA

ISW institute scholarships for women are now open for 2020-2021 session.

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Warsan Shire Quotes On Immigration, Beauty, Love And Feminism

Warsan Shire FSRL is a British writer, poet, editor and teacher. She was born on August 1988 to Somalian parents in Kenya. She has a B.A in Creative Writing and was awarded the inaugural Brunel University Afrcan Poetry Prize from a shortlist of 6 candidates out of 655.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Is Releasing A New Short Story, Zikora

Zikora tells the story of a Nigerian Lawyer based in Washington, D.C., who was abandoned by her partner after he learned that she was pregnant for him.

How to Talk To Kids About ‘Taboo’ Topics

I have had the incredible opportunity of working with an organization that teaches youths, adolescents and children all over the world about consent, sex and sexual harassment.

All You Need To Know About Australia’s Stinging Trees

Australia's stinging trees, Dendrocnide moroides, has been known to cause nightmarish encounters, injecting a toxin into people when touched.

Have You Seen Chrissy Teigen’s Skin Care Routine?

We all know Chrissy Teigen has flawless skin. So when she posted her glowy skin on Instagram, it did not come as a surprise that fans were asking for her secret skin care routine.

The Truth About Whether A Scalp Massager Can Help Your Hair Grow Longer

You most likely have heard the myth that scalp massagers help you grow healthy hair. Who doesn't want their hair to grow right?

Lagos Living: Best Burger Spots In Lagos

Looking to try out the best burgers in Lagos? Find a comprehensive list of the best burger spots in Lagos below: Hard Rock Cafe Lagos Hard Rock...

Issues Arising

Why Kamala Harris’ Election As Vice President Is A Win For Minority Groups

“I hope every little girl watching tonight sees that this is a country of possibilities”  - Kamala Harris

Women in Politics: How Society Can Amplify Their Voices

Women are usually held up to a higher standard when they hold leadership positions. Their actions could make or break the entry of other women into that same position and that, in itself, is inequality. - Olanrewaju Ajeigbe

Zimbabwe’s Patriot Bill – All You Need To Know About It

Zimbabwe's Patriot bill which is anything but patriotic attempts to criminalize oppositional demonstration, and communication with foreign embassies that take place without government clearance among other things.

#ENDSARS : Why We Must Document The Contribution Of Women

I was 21 years old when I first heard that Funmilayo Ransome–Kuti was a women’s rights activist and suffragist who led multiple protests in Nigeria and even formed the Abeokuta Women’s Union.

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#ENDSARS : Why We Must Document The Contribution Of Women

I was 21 years old when I first heard that Funmilayo Ransome–Kuti was a women’s rights activist and suffragist who led multiple protests in Nigeria and even formed the Abeokuta Women’s Union.

The Countries Handling The Corona Virus Pandemic Effectively, Have One Thing in Common; Women Leaders

It is not that the men leaders are failing, it is that less women leaders are failing. This is starting an important conversation on women in leadership. A conversation,  we must admit is long overdue.

Where Exactly Is Kainene?

We all love Chimamanda Adichie but when it comes to Kainene, it is one thing she's done that drove us crazy. First she makes us think little of this character,

Founder, MIN Events, Edak Nkpubre Chionuma Says, “You Are The Special Ingredient To Your Business”

Edak Nkpubre Chionuma, is the Founder and Creative Director of MIN EVENTS which has churned out events like the Made In Naija Fair, Pop Up Market.

Doris Nwanneka, CEO Hair By Wanneka & Wanneka’s Lounge Is The Queen Of Business Diversity

Arguably the largest hair business in Lagos, Hair by Wanneka is owned be Mrs Doris Nwanneka Nkumah. In this interview with Urban Woman Magazine, she shares the story behind her success, her struggles, triumphs and her future plans.

South African Actress Mohau Mokoatle-Cele Says Her First Professional Set Was In Nigeria

She is known to many of her fans in Nigeria as Bongi, the teenage singer-songwriter in the MTV Base series, SHUGA. In this interview with Urban Woman Magazine, South African actress, Mohau Mokoatle-Cele would be sharing her experiences not just as an actor, but also, with being on set, in Nigeria.

Lota Chukwu: All You Probably Never Knew About Her

Meet the lovely lady who plays “Kiki”. She is Lotachukwu Amelia Obianuju Jacinta Ugwu a.k.a Lota Chukwu. She is a native of Nsukka in Enugu state. She has not only starred in the television series, Jenifa’s Diary, movies like “The Arbitration”, “Fine Girl”, “Iyore”, “Wind Chasers”, "Ajoche", have also played host to this pretty face.

Beauty

Have You Seen Chrissy Teigen’s Skin Care Routine?

We all know Chrissy Teigen has flawless skin. So when she posted her glowy skin on Instagram, it did not come as a surprise that fans were asking for her secret skin care routine.

The Truth About Whether A Scalp Massager Can Help Your Hair Grow Longer

You most likely have heard the myth that scalp massagers help you grow healthy hair. Who doesn't want their hair to grow right?

Columbia Researchers Have Found A Way To Reverse Hair Graying

A research group in Columbia University has found that if the cause of your gray hair was a stressful event, once that stress is removed, your hair would revert back to its original color. 

How To Mix Your Own Natural Skin Cream

Finding a great skincare brand for your skin can be a herculean task. Hence you may need to mix your skin cream depending on your skin type.