Every year the World Economic Forum (WEF) hosts an invitation-only annual meeting in Davos, the eastern Alps region of Switzerland.
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.
“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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Watching Moment Z, one is struck with the versatility of topics discussed by the ladies who present the show. Among them is Pelumi Shittu, an architect turned television presenter.
In a crowd, she is hard to miss. Whether it is giving out her time in selfless service, or engaging an audience, her energy is contagious. She is Gusi Tobby, a 21 year old law graduate from the University of Benin, and the founder of one of the biggest volunteering communities in Nigeria, Girl Hub Africa.
She is Ese Brume the producer, script writer and sole actor of stage play, "My Nina Simone Trip" as she takes us on a journey through the life of singer, Nina Simone.
Sandra Onwuekwe is a Medical Doctor and an Entrepreneur. She is the co-founder of Ecoprune, a social enterprise promoting waste recycling among households, schools and organisations and, teaching recycling and waste sorting to their subscribers.
Recently nominated for The Future Awards Prize In Agriculture is Kafilat Adedeji an agrotechpreneur, a trainer and consultant. She is the CEO PA Agro Industries. She says, "At PA Agro Industry, we supply farm produce directly to consumers all year round using innovative technology, like mushroom cultivation technology, vertical farming, 3D Printing, to develop smart simple and sustainable urban micro farm kit".