Africa’s Biggest Event for Ladies in Entrepreneurship to Happen in Lagos

This February, leading accelerator for women, She Leads Africa, is bringing the Slay Festival to Lagos, Nigeria.  Holding on the 17th day of February at the Tafawa Balewa Square on Lagos Island, the festival brings together aspiring and emerging female entrepreneurs to share ideas and learn from selected seasoned female entrepreneurs.

Among them are South Africa’s television presenter, author and entrepreneur, Bonang Matheba, who is the keynote speaker. If there is one woman who can tell us about building a global African brand, it is definitely Miss Matheba. From her groundbreaking deal with Revlon as the first non-American and only Global Brand Ambassador, to her innovative combination of technology and media with her very own app, the ladies are sure to be motivated by Bonang.

Nigeria’s Yemi Odusanya, popularly known as Sisi Yemmie, is a content creator, food and lifestyle blogger and vlogger. With over 100,000 subscribers on YouTube, she is one of the pioneers of YouTube vlogging in Nigeria. She is also a contributor for various online magazines, including Guardian Life. Ladies looking to learn how to turn online content into cash, shouldn’t Miss Sisi’s speaker session.


Dolapo Oni-Sijuwade, considered to be one of Nigeria’s top female TV presenters has starred in “The Governor’s Wife,” “Vexed,” “Diary of a Lagos Girl” and “Desperate Housewives Africa.” Now a host of E! Television’s “E Africa VIP Special” and founder of The Dolapo Sijuwade Foundation, Dolapo has quite a lot to teach about her professional journey.

Others include Jessica Akano, Talent Acquisition Manager, Andela, Ink Eze, Founder, AsoebiBella, Tonye Cole, Co-Founder, Sahara Group, Yele Gbadamosi, Managing Partner, Microtraction, Chika Uwazie, CEO, Talent Base.

This year’s lineup of events will expose attendees to direct access to career experts, business speakers with global enterprise and an experts’ corner for one on one coaching.

The best in beauty, skincare and hair will also be showcased for purchase at the event. Wish to attend? Get your tickets HERE.

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Chiamaka Akuba is a graduate of Mass Communication of the University of Lagos, Nigeria. She is passionate about emerging markets and entrepreneurship and is actively working with the industry. She loves her conversations challenging and can’t help laughing when you call her ‘Honourable Writer of the Federal Republic'. Chiamaka is a Staff Writer at Outrepreneurs.


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