“You need to be strong mentally and to continue believing in your dream when faced with tough times, so surround yourself with people who inspire you.”
Johanna Mukoki, co-founder of Travel With Flair (South Africa)Read More
You need to step out of your comfort zone….
Marjorie Atuhurra, founder of Gejja Women Foundation (Uganda)Read More
Share your journey...
Iris Munguambe, founder of Mariée Boutique Lda (Mozambique)Read More
Discover your 'why'....
Adenike Ogunlesi, founder of Ruff 'n' Tumble (Nigeria)Read More
With the 4th Industrial Revolution comes the need to address the growth of cyber threats in business and government, which have the potential to cause disruption and damage. The need to stay on top of cyber law and cyber security issues has never been greater. In South Africa, specialist cyber law enterpreneur, Adv. Lufuno T Khorommbi, founder of Orizur Consulting Enterprise, is launching two new initiatives to help clients to navigate their way through cyber threats and cyber law.Read More
On the morning of Wednesday 11 September, 70 women entrepreneurs gathered together for the latest in the series of popular Lioness Lean In networking events in Windhoek, once again hosted by Lionesses of Africa and Nedbank Namibia. As always, the focus of the event was on women business builders sharing their startup stories, inspiring each other with their experiences, and of course, lots of networking.Read More
The moment you take control of your stories, you take control of your business and your life. That’s according to author and professional storyteller, Kindra Hall. In her new book, Stories That Stick, she shares insights on how to make your story your greatest business tool. Kindra is a firm believer that storytelling can do everything—from helping leaders better communicate to motivating sales teams and winning customers away from competitors.Read More
The challenges facing many women in Africa of how to manage and care for their natural hair is one that entrepreneur Farida Yahya is all too familiar with. It was the inspiration for the launch of her business Lumo Naturals, which today creates a range of specialist hair products that both cleanse and treat the hair gently. Today, the brand is winning scores of fans who are looking for a natural solution for their natural hair.Read More
To make change happen in Africa and to make the right decisions at the right time, you need to understand the facts, you need access to accurate information, and you need to hear people’s stories and opinions. In South Africa, Chimango Research, a specialist consultancy launched by entrepreneur Tia Linda Zuze, is undertaking research initiatives that provide the essential data needed by those in change-making positions on the continent.Read More
by Brigette Mashile, founder of Roka Roko
There is an idea formed by many of us that people who run businesses, or at least render some service to us, are not human like us. For some reason we see them as the ‘lady at the coffee shop’ or the ‘petrol attendant’; we never ever relate to them as people who sleep at night and wake up in the morning. This experience is the same for me. I believe a lot of fashion business people like myself feel like this...no…just me? Ok LOL. I have seen that many clients are not aware of the things they say that could be offensive or just make no sense at all. Most of the time, they say things that benefit themselves.Read More
by Laura Camacho
You know failure is part of success, but what is the best way to get the most benefit from those painful and maybe embarrassing mistakes?Read More
Ethel Cofie is a leading tech entrepreneur from Ghana and the founder and CEO of Edel Technology Consulting, a company that provides IT and software services as an enabler and catalyst for businesses to achieve their goals. Ethel is the founder of Women in Tech Africa, initiator of the 1st Pan African woman in tech meetup and was shortlisted for the UN GEM Tech Award for work supporting women in ICT. She has been featured by the BBC and CNN for her work in technology and promoting women's leadership. Ethel sits on numerous boards and is also a President Obama Washington Fellow for Leadership (YALI).
Read Ethel's full '100 Lionesses' profile here.Read More
My best advice…
Tayo Bello, founder of Bello Creations (Nigeria)Read More