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.…"The architect called Olajumoke Adenowo"
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Ladi Dosei Kwali popularly known as Dr Ladi Kwali was born in 1925 in Kwali town in the present Federal Capital Territory, Abuja,Nigeria. Probably she is the best known of the Abuja potters. Making pots was women’s work in Kwali and the entire Gbari villages, therefore Ladi came to Abuja (the then Suleja) with knowledge of traditional Gbari pottery. She did not at first take to the idea of using wheels and kilns and the other paraphernalia of the European potter, but…"The woman magician called Dr. Ladi Kwali"
By now Christine Khasinah-Odero is used to turning heads wherever she goes. The impact of her brainchild company has won her quite some accolades already including being nominated by Up Magazine in 2013 as one of Kenya’s Top 5 Women Under 40, 2013; South Africa’s CEO’s Magazine awarded her as one of the Finalist Most Influential Women In Business in Africa SME Category 2013 and again in 2014 which she was bestowed in October this year.…"Christine Khasinah-Odero : Women under 40"