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Get A Chance to Win $10,000 in SheLeads Africa Pitching Contest

June 23, 2014 - 10:46 am in Business & Money, GirlPower, News & Media

If you are  lady and have been in business for less than 3years, SheLeads pitching competition might interest you as this is an opportunity the organizing team has decided to create for ladies as regards having businesses in Africa. According to SheLeads,…


#LadiesInTechStories: Yetunde Johnson She Developed 3D Molecular Graphics Program

June 22, 2014 - 1:34 pm in GirlPower

Yetunde Johnson is a passionate technologist whose love affair with ICT began over 20 years ago as a scientist. Embarking on a computing supplementary,…

Yekemi Otaru

How To Befriend Almost Anyone At Work by Yekemi Otaru

June 20, 2014 - 9:19 am in GirlPower

I calculated that we spend a minimum of 20% of our waking hours at work. If you discount weekends, the average increases to 50%. Then it is not ridiculous…

Ethel D Cofie

Young African Leaders From Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa Nominated for Initiative Network Obama Fellowship

May 27, 2014 - 10:13 am in Big Brands & OEMs, GirlPower, News & Media

The Washington Fellowship is the new flagship program of the President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). Ethel Cofie was chosen as one of the YALI, Washington Fellowship. This program will bring over 500 young leaders from Africa to the United…

#Handsandheart at #SHAPEAfrica2014 with #WEFAfrica2014

#SHAPEAfrica2014 Event in Abuja, Recap You Probably Missed

May 8, 2014 - 8:22 am in GirlPower, News & Media

The event was a gathering of Young Africans in Abuja Nigeria at the this year's Shape Africa 2014, a forum for change makers to discuss as well as proffer practical solutions to some of the continent's challenges. A dimension of this years event was the #BringBackOurGirls…

african city series

So I finally Watched The African City Web Series, Here are My thoughts by Adelarin Awotedu

April 26, 2014 - 8:57 am in Analysis & Opinions, GirlPower, Reviews & Opinions

I was bored last week trying to prepare a business plan for a feature film I am working on so I decided to find what the latest online buzz is. Been wondering for a couple of weeks what 'an African City' is all about. I give it to their public relations team,…

Project Inspire

Submit Women-Centric Idea for $25,000 in the UN Project Inspire 2014

April 17, 2014 - 3:22 pm in GirlPower, News & Media

"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success." -Swami Vivekananda…

Modupe Macaulay, Founder/CEO, Capital Square

Exclusive: The Future For African Entrepreneurs is Great Co-Working Spaces – Capital Square Founder

March 13, 2014 - 11:30 am in Business & Money, GirlPower, Interviews, Startups

The African environment's hostility to upcoming entrepreneurs especially in the technology ecosystem on the continent, has given rise to the likes of the Co-Creation Hub, Idea Hub, Hot House, LeadPath and Capital Square in Lagos Nigeria; iHub, m-Lab, Garage…

ShortList CEO Tayo Leigh

Meet ShortList Founder As She Partners with Phillips Consulting To Make Talent Recruitment Easier

February 25, 2014 - 12:02 pm in Gadgets & Mobile, GirlPower

ShortList favours connecting Candidates and Employers directly through a “Talent Pool”. A simple and easy shortlisting tool to appeal to users frustrated by the current job hunting process. ShortList is brought to you by Mrs Tayo Leigh, a Strategic Finance…


#WebWomenWant: Getting Internet Inclusiveness for The African Woman

February 25, 2014 - 10:11 am in Education, GirlPower, Technology

The first session I attended was the Web Women Want, one of the sessions with an all-women panelist, and the course of the discussion centered on women in the online space. During the course of the session, some questions were asked by panelists and some participants,…