Become a transformational leader with HEIR Women Development’s Leadership Drive

HEIR Women Development is 4 years old and our story begun when we saw the need to educate girls and young women to become decision makers and consciously think leadership. The current reality that women face in attaining leadership positions is huge, unemployment figures negatively affects women, education is yet to be a priority for[…]

Increase your intellectual capacity – try these 5 steps.

I recently attended a graduation dinner to celebrate the outstanding achievement of a young lady who graduated from a Law faculty with a first class and not only that, she also graduated as the best graduating student in the entire school. This 21 year old young woman and I met a few years ago when[…]

Are you a learner? – Increase your learning with this 3 actions

I find that positioning yourself to recognise that you are in a constant place of learning may not be easy but will be worth it. It is easy to know a few things and call oneself an “expert’ in the field of that knowledge however the reality is that innovation is happening every minute. What[…]

Five barriers to gender equality in the formal workplace – What young women aspiring into career positions should know.

I recently read a report done by McKinsey Global Institute titled “The Power of Parity – Advancing women’s equality in Africa and the barriers mentioned are key to note because women experience barriers to career climb differently from men. Read the 5 barriers from this report on how to expand your understanding and arm you[…]

“I find that my role models are women around me who have come before me” – Temisan Dipo-Salami

A first class (1st Class) graduate of Petroleum Engineering, Temisan Dipo-Salami has always gravitated towards science and logic more than other aspects of learning and life. A youth corper serving in the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Nigeria, Temisan enjoys solving problems and knowing how things work. She has a vision to work in the Energy[…]

#Self Love – 4 steps in achieving true self acceptance.

The mantra,  #SelfLove (hashtag self love) is one trend we can’t get enough of. Loving all of you is a very fulfilling experience and one sure way to achieve some sort of balance in your life is to be deliberately strategic about loving yourself. Loving yourself is something that I find can never reach its[…]

Career tips from the CEO of Nigerian Women Trust Fund

With more than a decade of work experience from the civil service, Olufunke Baruwa shared how she has maintained a successful path to career success. A chat with SLA contributor, Anuli Ola-Olaniyi, revealed Olufunke’s great insights to a sustainable career. Read more at SheLeadsAfrica