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…

The Future Is Female S01E01: Feyikemi Akin-Bankole

The Future Is Female – a phrase we often hear but we all have different interpretations of. I’ve decided to explore what this means to different women from different backgrounds through a series of interviews! So here’s the first one with the beautiful Feyikemi Akin-Bankole! (LJS) Hey FK! Thank you for agreeing to this interview!…

Grammy’s So White

The Grammy’s – one of the most exciting events every year that we all love to watch. Seeing your favorite artists praised and recognized for the work of art that they shared with us is always a beautiful feeling. I’ve always loved Rihanna, but I’ve loved her style more than her music a lot of…

Five Ways To Improve Your Day

I can get quite lazy sometimes and I found myself become unhealthy, not only physically but also mentally. This year, I told myself I would keep myself busy during the day and turn things around to improve my day as much as I can. I wrote a list of a couple things I would start…

Stop The Cut

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is certainly one of the most heinous practices that still exists today. It’s the 21st century and still, some of the most horrible ways to oppress women are still accepted in several corners of the globe. Today is the International Day of Zero Tolerance of FGM so I thought I’d share…