The Future Is Female S01E13: Natasha Alves

Tasha is my sister, not really, but she might as well be. I met this beautiful woman at the University of Westminster and funnily enough it was quite late in to my time there. But we clicked immediately, shared similar dreams in terms of traveling and development etc., so let’s get in to episode 13!…

The Future Is Female S01E12: Chione Hardy

Chione is honestly just THAT GIRL. She’s got it all going for her and I’m a huge supporter of her aspirations! I met Chione last year through a mutual friend (Briggs) on a night out. We got along immediately and basically became friends from there. From vlogging to working with Bettering Education to speaking up…

The Future Is Female S01E11: Wonu Ogundele

I’ve known Wonu since I was as young as I can remember. Not only have we been family friends but we also went to primary school (and a bit of secondary school) together in Ibadan! She was in the year above me and I have so many memories of us and our friends – the…

The Future Is Female S01E10: Dolapo Morgan

I’ve known Dolapo for a few years now; she’s a great soul with lots of energy! Last week, she asked me if she could interview me for a gender and job opportunities project she’s been working on and I asked her if I could interview her for this! The season is nearly over and I’m…

The Future Is Female S01E09: Lolade Adamson

Lola Adamson aka Lowla360 aka my mama is honestly just everything and more. I had met Lola a few times over the years through a family friend, but we only really got to know each other during summer 2016 while DJ Obi was breaking the World Record for the longest DJ set. Her drive, her…

The Future Is Female S01E08: Tracy Aryee Quao

For those of you who know me well, you know that Tracy is my ride or die. She’s nothing less than a sister and a BEST friend who shares similar passions and aspirations to me. We also do a hell of a lot of work together! She’s the Co-Founder of the We Rise Initiative and…

The Future Is Female S01E07: Eniola Olanrewaju

Eniola – possibly the kindest young woman I know. I remember when Alexa, Tracy and I were prepping for the inaugural Elevate Her conference in Lagos and I received an email from Eniola stating: I saw your event ad. And I took an awful lot of interest in it , i’m into corporate and event…

The Future Is Female S01E06: Gaby Goury

Honestly, I can’t remember exactly how Gaby and I met. However, we’ve known each other for a while now and she is one of the most beautiful souls with so much knowledge instilled in her. So yes, Gaby is definitely a part of this series! (LJS) Hey Gaby! How are you? (GG) Hey Laila! I’m…

The Future Is Female S01E05: Tara Ojora

Tara is the Founder of Natures Locks, an online platform promoting the beauty of natural hair for black women in particular. For years society has told us to relax our hair and give up our natural beauty for societal standards, however, this beautiful young woman is breaking the barriers for us all. I had to…

The Future Is Female S01E04: Chinyere Eze

Yes, this is an every day thing for the next two weeks! I love hearing other women’s views regarding gender, social barriers and their general view on the world as a woman. So here’s the fourth episode with the amazing Chinyere (Chinny) who I met through my NGO Our Vision NG – an NGO empowering…

The Future Is Female S01E03: Gabrielle Isa

This year, the amazing Alexa JC created a group chat called “Winning Women” which has so far served as a hub for several women such as myself and Gabrielle to come together and discuss absolutely WHATEVER! That’s where I met Gabrielle and she certainly has a bright future ahead of her. So here’s the next…

The Future Is Female S01E02: Alexa Chukwumah

So here’s the second episode of #TheFutureIsFemale featuring my personal Joe Biden, sister, partner in crime and my right hand woman – Alexa (Johara) Chukwumah! Alexa is extremely passionate about women’s rights and I had to feature her in this series as her point of view is usually a mirror image of mine! (LJS) Hey…