Suffragette Inspiration

Suffragette Inspiration

In the last elections in Nigerian in 2015, it seemed as if fewer women stood as candidates at General, State and  House of Assembly elections. The analysis Women Participation in the 2015 General Elections seems to support this view. For a country like Nigeria with approximately 180 million people, one might expect more women to participate. If however, it is true that fewer women are getting involved then this speaks volumes. If you add to this the fact that  Nigeria’s first woman […]

Nigerian Women's Bobsleigh

Be Inspired by The Nigerian Women’s Bobsleigh Team

Have you ever seen the movie Cool Runnings?  – https://g.co/kgs/2EAj6Y –  A movie loosely based on the true story of the Jamaica national bobsleigh team‘s debut in competition during the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cool_Runnings). If you haven’t, grab a copy and watch. It shows clearly how the determination to succeed can get you there. Anyway, this tops that. There I was one day being a bit of a couch potato, watching CNN, as you do. Up popped an Africa Voices feature on […]

Be Inspired by Demi

To open our week of inspiration I will introduce you to a podcast that I got from Starta which is a platform created by Dotun Olowoporo, with “a vision to supporting entrepreneurs in Africa” (www.thestarta.com). Starta provides, in their own words, “content, tools, and opportunities to launch, manage and scale a business startup”. They have events and you can subscribe to their newsletter on their site. Supporting Entrepreneurs in Africa During my, “I don’t think business is for me time”, […]

I’M POSSIBLE

Today the Light House Hub had it’s first event. The turn out to say the least was a tad disappointing. i felt deflated by the end. During the session which was run on the theme “Awaken The Lion Within”, one of the things we discussed was the word impossible. I had drawn the attention of  those present to the fact that what they should in fact see is the i’m possible.   Anything and everything is possible if you put […]