The architect called Olajumoke Adenowo

OLAJUMOKE ADENOWO, popularly acclaimed as Nigeria’s leading female architect is a serial award winning Architect. Admitted to the University of Ife to study Architecture at the age 14, she graduated at 19 with a BSc. (Hons) and subsequently with a record breaking distinction in Masters of Science (MSc) in Architecture (a first in the several decades of the history of the Institution). While in the University, she won several faculty awards for her academic work.…

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How Your House and Office Makes or Breaks Your Health

Have you ever spent time in an environment that invigorated your body and mind, calmed your nerves and inspired you to think clearly and creatively? Chances are high that this place was in nature. In contrast, how do you feel when you spend hours inside a cubicle in an office building, or surrounded by fluorescent lighting, wall-to-wall carpeting and artificial paint? Dull, down and dreary may come to mind. Bau-biologie is a term from Germany…

"How Your House and Office Makes or Breaks Your Health"

ACCA Seeks Greater Roles for Female Professionals

The Global Chief Executive of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Helen Brand, has called for more roles for women in corporate organisations. Brand who said this at a conference for women in finance, organised by the ACCA in Lagos at the weekend, described the issue of women in finance as an issue of diversity in the financial world. The global ACCA boss explained: “Women account for only 20 per cent of the most…

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Challenges of Managing Home Among Working Mothers

As the number of working women continues to rise in the face of economic difficulty, many married women tell the difficulties of coping with work and caring for their homes. Madam Ebere David (not real name) left her home in Lugbe, Abuja for work early this year. She had finished her household chores and put the home in order or so she thought. In a rush to get early to work she mistakenly left the…

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To Seek Reputable Options or to Stay in a Demeaning Business?

It is almost three on a Saturday morning; the cold air stings, the bars lined up opposite Amahoro Stadium are closing up, most patrons have left and Clare*, a sex worker, is calling it a night. It’s been a long and rude night for Clare because she has not had a single client. “Business today is slow, the end of month is near and men are broke. Besides, there are too many of us around…

"To Seek Reputable Options or to Stay in a Demeaning Business?"

Namibia: Women in Tourism Share Their Stories

“YOU can choose to be a leader or you can choose to be a follower, I chose to be a leader”. These were the inspiring words of Lena Florri, a woman who started off as a barefoot goat-herder but elevated herself to regional manager of Wilderness Safaris. Stories of influential women in the tourism industry like Florri, Melba Tjahere, Landine Guims, Janet Mwatota and others were shared at the first Women in Tourism Summit that…

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Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur?

For 20 years, the Business Opportunities & Franchise Expo in partnership with platinum sponsor Eskom has successfully matched entrepreneurs with the abundant business opportunities available to those who are motivated to own their own business. If you are ambitious and driven by a desire to own your own business and be successful, find out if you have what it takes to be a successful business owner: The Top 5 Characteristics of an Entrepreneur Positive, motivated…

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South African Businesswoman Inspires Entrepreneurs to Achieve Perfect Balance of Passion & Profits

Having struggled within her own business to achieve a sense of full personal and financial reward, South Africa’s Lauren Fleiser is well aware of the dilutions and distortions that can hamper entrepreneurs’ dreams. Having established her acclaimed ‘Trutrepreneur®’ brand, Fleiser is delighted to announce her new book – ‘Being True to Yourself Through Your Business’. With an exciting launch party planned for August 22nd, the book is expected to resonate with readers around the world.…

"South African Businesswoman Inspires Entrepreneurs to Achieve Perfect Balance of Passion & Profits"

South African Businesswoman Inspires Entrepreneurs to Achieve Perfect Balance of Passion & Profits

Having struggled within her own business to achieve a sense of full personal and financial reward, South Africa’s Lauren Fleiser is well aware of the dilutions and distortions that can hamper entrepreneurs’ dreams. Having established her acclaimed ‘Trutrepreneur®’ brand, Fleiser is delighted to announce her new book – ‘Being True to Yourself Through Your Business’. With an exciting launch party planned for August 22nd, the book is expected to resonate with readers around the world.…

"South African Businesswoman Inspires Entrepreneurs to Achieve Perfect Balance of Passion & Profits"

Zimbabwe: Women in ICT Meet Tomorrow

THE Computer Society of Zimbabwe will tomorrow host a discussion on issues affecting women in the information communication technology sector. The discussion will run under the theme, “Women in ICTs – Challenges and Opportunities”. In a statement, the society said the event will be addressed by some of the leading women in the local ICT sector who have also been challenged and inspired by other successful women worldwide. “The event will be facilitated by some…

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