Worldwide, over 30% of businesses are owned by owned by women. The strength of this empowered portion of society cannot be underestimated. Strong female business leaders create change and drive goals with new ideas. We are constantly looking for ways to support and empower women within our own business. We are a living proof of how strong female leadership draws other leading women into workplace, helping to strengthen our businesses and our economy.
We hope that these examples of women’s economic empowerment can shape and create a motivated, highly satisfied and showing that financial inclusion for women is not only a matter of values , but also makes sense for the development of businesses and the wider economy.
1.Bolanle Austen- Peters- Bolanle Austen-Peters is a lawyer and business. In 2003, she founded Terra Kulture , a haven for art enthuasiastes in Lagos and a cultural hub that has contributed to the creativity and artistic diversity in Nigeria. Bolanle is a producer of the film, 93 days which chronicles the sacrifices made by Nigerians and other Africans to curb the 2014 outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus.
2.Ibukun Awosika- Ibukun Awosika is one of the most astute entrepreneurs in Nigeria. She founded Sokoa Chair Centre Limited and TCC security systems. A distinguishing feature of her entrepreneurial practice is her passion for life and commitment to societal development. She mentors young entrepreneurs, creating value and championing causes that positively impact the younger generation.
3.Amaka Igwe- Amaka Igwe is a script writer producer and an entrepreneur. She is recognized as one of the second-generation pioneers of the art form. Her works raised the standards for movie making in Nigeria with films such as violated and Rattlesnake and television productions checkmate and Fuji house of commotion, which made an incredible remark in the Nigerian film industry.