Tag: Guardian Woman

‘I am influencing enhanced perspectives of ourselves, our culture, our arts’
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‘I am influencing enhanced perspectives of ourselves, our culture, our arts’

Ugoma Adegoke Ugoma Adegoke trained as an economist and corporate finance professional but is today, a creative entrepreneur, gallerist and foremost multi-arts curator. A tireless community builder, arts advocate, passionate art collector and taste-maker, she is the founding director and Chief Curator of Bloom Art, Lagos. In 2014, she originated […]

‘I am influencing enhanced perspectives of ourselves, our culture, our arts’
Arts Ben Enwonwu Ben Osawe Culture El Anatsui Gani Odutokun Guardian Woman Marcia Kure Ndidi Dike Obiora Udechukwu Ugoma Adegoke Uzo Egonu Yusuf Grillo

‘I am influencing enhanced perspectives of ourselves, our culture, our arts’

Ugoma Adegoke Ugoma Adegoke trained as an economist and corporate finance professional but is today, a creative entrepreneur, gallerist and foremost multi-arts curator. A tireless community builder, arts advocate, passionate art collector and taste-maker, she is the founding director and Chief Curator of Bloom Art, Lagos. In 2014, she originated […]

‘Taeillo is the concept of a home that reflects African beauty’
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‘Taeillo is the concept of a home that reflects African beauty’

Dada Creative Director of Taeillo Furniture, Jumoke Dada, is one of the winners of the recently concluded seventh edition of Diamond Bank Building Entrepreneur Today (BET), an investment strategy to profile and help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with social impacts output to upscale their businesses. The BET programme deals […]

Folashade Medebem: Gender equality is a journey and Nigeria is moving in the right direction
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Folashade Medebem: Gender equality is a journey and Nigeria is moving in the right direction

Folashade Ambrose Medebem Folashade Ambrose Medebem has more than 23 years senior management experience delivering world-class strategic business transformation solutions with a variety of global FSTE 100 multinationals including LafargeHolcim Plc, Diageo Plc., PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Ford Motor Company, Zurich Financial Services, Learning & Skills Council UK, Nigeria Ministry of Finance and […]

‘We’re training youths, especially young women, to become future leaders’
Entrepreneurship Guardian Woman Lion Chinyelu Samuel-Johnson

‘We’re training youths, especially young women, to become future leaders’

Lion Chinyelu Samuel-Johnson Lion Chinyelu Samuel-Johnson was recently installed as the first female president of the Anthony Village Emerald Lions Club. She tells TOBI AWODIPE about becoming the first woman to become president and why it took so long to happen amongst other issues For the first time in 101years, […]

Anita Kouassigan: If we help women more, they will help improve Nigeria’s situation
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Anita Kouassigan: If we help women more, they will help improve Nigeria’s situation

Anita Kouassigan Anita Kouassigan holds a BSc degree in Politics from the University of Bristol, and graduated with a Post-Graduate Degree in Law and the Legal Practice Course (College of Law, London). She is a small-business entrepreneur, with her focus areas being Recruitment/Human Capital, Publishing & Media, Events and Fundraising. […]

Metrowoman entrepreneur of the week: Yetty Williams
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Metrowoman entrepreneur of the week: Yetty Williams

Yetty Williams Yetty Williams is the founder of LagosMums, a resource for mothers, parents and caregivers on raising children in the 21st Century. LagosMums is the first Nigerian parenting website dedicated to offering a one-stop destination for parents in Lagos, Nigeria and the Diaspora. It has become a trusted platform […]

I take every challenge as a stepping stone towards greatness, I never give up
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I take every challenge as a stepping stone towards greatness, I never give up

Defunke Adewunmi Adefunke Adewumi, the founder of Black Diamonds Support Foundation, a non-profit organisation that supports and empower women especially widows and single mothers, she is well known in the slums giving hope, medical, wellbeing and educational support to indigents children, across the country. She speaks against domestic violence, rape, […]

I’m very passionate about access to quality and affordable healthcare
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I’m very passionate about access to quality and affordable healthcare

Farida Farida Kabir is a public health scientist, software developer, UI/UX designer, public speaker, trainer and tech entrepreneur with a passion for infusing health with technology. Founder and CEO of OTRAC, an e-learning software for African healthcare practitioners, she’s also the team lead for Google Women TechMakers Abuja and the […]

” Women in politics has gone beyond praise singers, party supporters “
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” Women in politics has gone beyond praise singers, party supporters “

Dr. Emilia Ezeude. Photo/Worldnews Dr. Emilia Ezeude is the President, Women in Politics Interparty Network, (Lagos chapter), a coalition of female politicians from various political groups across the country. She is also an aspirant to the House of Representatives on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) under the […]

Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi: Fighting gender-based violence
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Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi: Fighting gender-based violence

Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi We Mean Business On The Issue Of Fighting Domestic Violence Titilola Vivour Adeniyi is a Legal Practitioner with over nine years of experience in Public Service. Having served in various capacities in the Lagos State government, in 2014, she was appointed the Pioneer Coordinator of the Lagos State Domestic […]

Speakers at women with stories conference bare it all
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Speakers at women with stories conference bare it all

Last weekend will be recorded in history as significantly life-altering for participants of The Women With Stories Global Conference, which held at the Landmark Towers, Victoria Island. This remarkable three-day event convened by the Chief Storyteller at the Women With Stories International, Naomi Osemedua, aimed to provide a safe platform for women to […]

Foundation launches groundbreaking child-protection online directory
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Foundation launches groundbreaking child-protection online directory

Bola Tinubu In a bid to provide community information and access to hundreds of child protection services, The Cece Yara Foundation has launched the Cece Yara SafeKids Directory – a web-based/online portal which provides information on police stations, State Child Protection Units, medical services, Sexual Assault Referral Centres, free legal […]

2019 elections: Women demand more political slots
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2019 elections: Women demand more political slots

Abiola Afolabi-Akiyode Ahead of 2019 general elections, women have called for political parties to allow more females emerge as candidates in the forthcoming primaries to give them better chance and increase their involvement in politics and governance. The women made this assertion during a rally held at the Peoples Democratic […]