Video: Melanie Hawken, LoA founder & editor-in-chief

Welcome to the digital home for Africa's women entrepreneurs. We're all about women entrepreneurs celebrating success, exchanging stories, connecting and networking, learning from like-minded women, and inspiring and mentoring the next generation of women-led startups in Africa. Learn more about us  →

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When women entrepreneurs start talking and collaborating - good things happen! Join our community and start a conversation today. Every woman has something valuable to contribute.

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BOOK FOR LIVE EVENTS

#LIONESSLEANIN

LIONESS LEAN IN BREAKFAST SERIES: Events are FREE, but booking is essential. Prepare to be inspired!

Accra, Wednesday 23 August, Book Here

Accra, Wednesday 23 August, Book Here

Johannesburg, Tuesday 29 August, Book Here

Johannesburg, Tuesday 29 August, Book Here

Johannesburg, Friday 25 August, By invitation only.

Johannesburg, Friday 25 August, By invitation only.

 

INSPIRATION & ADVICE

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Each Monday to Friday we feature a striking 'Image of the Day' celebrating the work, or a moment in the life, of a talented African woman entrepreneur. Enjoy!

IN FOCUS THIS MONTH - GHANA'S WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS

This August, Lionesses of Africa shines a spotlight on the inspiring women entrepreneurs building great businesses in Ghana. Throughout the month we'll introduce you to these women and share their startup stories. Read more.

This August, Lionesses of Africa shines a spotlight on the inspiring women entrepreneurs building great businesses in Ghana. Throughout the month we'll introduce you to these women and share their startup stories. Read more.

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100 LIONESSES PROJECT

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FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK

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