It is so critical to build constituencies.” Be a leader with followers, make sure it is not just your handbag that’s behind you.” -Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Women’s Executive Director
About The Event THEME: African Women in leadership and the glass ceiling: Breaking through and Staying relevant Rational The under representation of women in public and private sector leadership positions not just in Africa but globally continues to be a major concern in gender discussions. This phenomenon, often described as the glass ceiling effect, has impacted on women’s advancement from middle level to very senior or topmost leadership roles in diverse sectors and settings, keeping the proportion of females at the highest leadership positions continually low. Although women seemingly have opportunities in organizations to move up the ladder to become top leaders, somehow those opportunities are short lived and vanish at various points along the way. Oftentimes, the few women who have broken through to the highest echelons of leadership, especially in politics or the big corporate boards fail to reach their zenith, serve full terms or build a sustainable…
The definition of food by Merriam Webster is widely accepted since food to man is something that nourishes, sustains or supplies. However, Haneefah Adam, a young Nigerian-born visual artist uses food creatively to create art.
It was one of those boring weekends with no plans at all. The lockdown and social distancing engendered by the coronavirus pandemic was gradually easing out, and people were beginning to enjoy minimal social activities again, especially on weekends like this particular one, but not me.
“I learned always to take on things I’d never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist.” Ginni Rometty, Former Executive Chairman, President & CEO of IBM
By Kembet Bolton
Is Kamala Harris the best fit?
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By Miracle Nwankwo
Women in healthcare are beginning to launch out into a whole new sector which is the health tech startup industry where business solutions are combined with technology. In India, a Pediatric Cardiologist, Sunita Maheshwari moved to Healthcare entrepreneurship with the aim of employing technology to solve medical issues.