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[…]

Intentional Leadership – 5 points to consider in becoming an intentional leader

“The more intentional you are about your leadership growth, the greater your potential for becoming the leader you are capable of being. Never stop learning.”- John C. Maxwell I am currently involved in a leadership project that explores the leadership journeys of some key persons and in one of my meetings, I spoke to an[…]

Accepting Failure – 5 reasons why failing forward is a struggle.

In the course of developing this content, my thought process was in a state of reflective overdrive. I spent a lot of waking moments reviewing my emotions, thoughts and aftermath reactions from things I have failed in and things I have also seen as being a failure. Part of what I also reflected on was[…]

Renewable Energy – Maximizing opportunities to include women

I developed new insights into the world of renewable energy – challenges the nation still face and most importantly, the gaps that still exist for the inclusion of women. The women in renewal energy leadership workshop, organised by the Clean Technology Hub, co-founded by Ify Malo, brought to light significant disparities that exist in the[…]

The Courage to Lead – A Webinar on Leadership

“In the future, there will not be female or male leaders, there will be only leaders” – Sheryl Sandberg. Join me and Linda Rogers- Nwakobia as we facilitate this webinar titled ‘The Courage to Lead”. Women Leadership and Empowerment Network in partnership with HEIR Women Development, presents this interactive online session, where we discuss how[…]

Thrive woman, thrive!.

Happy Women’s Month! I joined a book club, Books and Dessert Book Club, made up of only women readers and have been super inspired by every woman’s individual uniqueness. Surrounded by intelligent and yet witty and fun souls keeps adding to my very positive perspective of a power tribe of women. March is always a[…]

Women and Leadership – Challenges to women rise in Leadership

Let me share an online publication I stumbled into. “While the world is evolving, women are still lagging behind when it comes to leadership roles in business. Today, only 26 women are in CEO roles at fortune 500 companies, making up 5.2% of the female population, according to a report by Pew Research. The stats[…]

WORKING IN FULL TIME EMPLOYMENT HELPED IN MANY WAYS – WANA UDOBANG

Wana is a producer and director of the documentaries Sensitive Skin a documentary film about the skin condition Psoriasis, Nylon a short documentary on memory, trauma and loss and the documentaries-series Warriors exploring the lives of people with sickle cell disease. She is creator of the poetry series Words and Inspirations and the interview series Culture Diaries. She wrote and directed the web series Room313 and[…]

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  

Hire Me Bootcamp- Post Event Update

April Edition of the popular Hire ME Bootcamp was held at the Nigerian Women Trust Fund Office. It was attended by interested participants and young women who are currently benefiting from the organisation’s mentoring programme. The main aim of the bootcamp was to educate the attendees on essential and required employability skills needed to gain[…]