Meet the Global Shaper Representing Nigeria at the 50th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

Every year the World Economic Forum (WEF) hosts an invitation-only annual meeting in Davos, the eastern Alps region of Switzerland.

“Who Says Women Can’t Be Successful Cobblers?” Uzuegbunam Adeline Chiamaka, Founder Of Addy Shoes Asks

Most men I have encountered since I started my shoe making business do not really believe me whenever I tell them I am a cobbler. Only a few men then give me a trial without minding the fact that I am a woman.

Founder Of Digital African Woman, Khadijat Abdulkadir, Is Changing The Way Entrepreneurship Training Is Done In Africa

“When I am in Europe, I see a lot of people who are coming here to give something to Africa. I meet people all the time and they tell me, ‘oh I just got back from Africa, I was training them’ etc. And then, I look at the person, who was training them and I am just upset. I am upset because this person is not training himself or herself, in fact he or she doesn’t know anything, but they have come here to train Africans because they are white.”

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.

Interview with Didi Warmate, Founder Of Lagos Matchmaker

The matchmaking industry is one in which only the creative and resilient survive. Meet Mrs Didi Warmate, a certified coach for Lagos Matchmaker who has been in the business of matchmaking for over 7 years. With a first degree in Economics from Howard University and Masters in International strategy from University of St-Andrews, it is a wonder she ventured into this industry.

Nigerians are not very educated about art, and digital art especially | Morenike Olusanya (aka Renike), A Digital Artist talks about her art and...

23 year old Morenike Olusanya is a Digital Artist who is focused on creating art relating to women. In this interview with Urban Woman Magazine, she talks about her art, the inspiration behind it and her plans for the future.

Ifeoma Fafunwa is changing mindsets through theatre

Ifeoma Fafunwa is the founder and creative director of iOpenEye Ltd, a Nigerian production company driving social change through performance art.  She produced the popular stage play HEAR WORD! Naija Women Talk True – a collection of monologues based on true-life stories of Nigerian women, aimed at challenging social, cultural and political norms that limit the potential and contribution of women.

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