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We need more Voices…We need to be Strategic – Ayisha

We began the Democracy, Leadership and Governance Series with a big bang this September. Ayisha Osori, CEO – Nigerian Women’s Trust Fund was everything we expected and more. It was a session that reawakened our political consciousness as we attempted to demystify the political process. BRIEF PROFILE OF AYISHA OSORI       Ayisha Osori is the CEO [...]

We need more Voices…We need to be Strategic – Ayisha2014-09-14T00:21:09+01:00

The culmination of our Health & Lifestyle Series with Chiugo and Omei

August 2014 Edition was the culmination of our Health & Lifestyle Series. Two fabulous ladies helped tie up loose ends and shake us out of those little comfort zones we cherish. A woman just has no choice but to make the right healthy choices - Chiugo When you talk about our life in terms of [...]

The culmination of our Health & Lifestyle Series with Chiugo and Omei2014-08-14T09:49:37+01:00

In life, everything is moderation – Dr. Tawa Ayuba

June 2014 Edition with Dr. Tawa Ayuba took us through Medical School and back.  It was a unique session within our Health and Lifestyle Series, and need I add that we woke up and paid attention! Who doesn’t love life? A brief profile of Dr. Tawa Ayuba Dr Tawa Ayuba was born 50 years ago [...]

In life, everything is moderation – Dr. Tawa Ayuba2014-06-14T18:11:35+01:00

We tend to take things with levity, we need to learn to complain – Ijeamaka

April 2014 Edition with Ijeamaka Nwizu, Founder and Principal Practitioner – Beauforts Chambers stirred our minds about those little gaps of levity we need to plug for tangible progress. Ijeamaka’s Profile: Barr. Ijeamaka Nwizu obtained her Law Degree from Middlesex University, London in 1998. Her experience with Litigation and Corporate practice began in the firm [...]

We tend to take things with levity, we need to learn to complain – Ijeamaka2014-04-12T12:36:43+01:00

You can’t happen without polish for the gem – Eugenia

With opening remarks by Mr. Adebisi Adekunle – VLISCO Regional Marketing Manager (North) on the 2013 VLISCO Woman of the Year in review, and Friendraiser Anniversary Comments by Founder – Inimfon Etuk, the stage was set for ‘An Evening with Eugenia’. Eugenia’s Profile Eugenia Abu – VLISCO Woman of the Year 2013, is one of [...]

You can’t happen without polish for the gem – Eugenia2014-03-22T11:46:50+01:00

End of Year Edition of Friendraiser

The End of Year Edition of Friendraiser was a stock-taking Edition and we gave it our best shot. From recounting how the year started, where we kept faith with our individual and collection visions, passions and drive, down to where things became slightly blurry. We acknowledged the shortcomings but most importantly, we celebrated the little [...]

End of Year Edition of Friendraiser2013-12-14T09:40:39+01:00

NAFDAC cannot give me or SMEs the same requirements as a DANGOTE – Anthea

November Edition with Anthea Peretu had us in full rib-cracking mode! Listening to her revalidated the popular belief about the resilience of the typical Nigerian amidst all odds. Anthea’s Profile This delightful indigene of Bayelsa State, Nigeria and brain behind the wheels at Moin Moin Expresso holds a diploma in Health and Physical Education from [...]

NAFDAC cannot give me or SMEs the same requirements as a DANGOTE – Anthea2013-11-08T14:51:43+01:00

I am in love with the idea of growing something from nothing – Muna

October Edition with Muna coincided with Nigeria’s Independence Celebration Month. While we raised a toast to Motherland, the session with Muna provided an opportunity to bring to the fore basic issues that we need to get right as we strive to carve a niche for ourselves. Muna’s Profile Muna Okam is an entrepreneur extraordinaire. A [...]

I am in love with the idea of growing something from nothing – Muna2013-10-08T16:34:20+01:00

We are only as good as the causes we are committed to!

September Edition with Esther was humbling. Preliminary chit-chat revolved round her passion for Personal branding and this is how she summarized it: “Personal Branding is about being able to walk into this room, own the space even if you’re shy. It is being able to step out of yourself and being able to achieve your [...]

We are only as good as the causes we are committed to!2013-09-08T11:55:19+01:00

Unforgetable time out at August Edition with Wanger Ayu!

August Edition was edifying. What started out as a routine session evolved into a major pilot. Wange’s Profile Wanger Ayu is a renowned fashion designer and founder/CEO of Designers Marketplace (DMP), a monthly trade fair which takes place on the first Saturday of every month. A graduate of the University of Exeter, with a diploma [...]

Unforgetable time out at August Edition with Wanger Ayu!2013-08-08T11:32:29+01:00