WOMEN OF VISION MENTEES
Louisa Kinoshi believes that one day “African women and girls will define their own standards of beauty and influence the rest of the world.” Louisa is the Founder of BeautyRevNG.com, Nigeria’s leading online destination for makeup and beauty products. BeautyRevNG provides a wide array of recognized to niche, hard-to-find international and indigenous beauty brands at the click of a button. BeautyRevNG.com is also an online community for African makeup artists, beauty bloggers, and makeup enthusiasts. Louisa Kinoshi holds a B.A in English from Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Temitope studied Law at undergraduate level and specialized in Common Law. She has learned that being informed is the best way to stay relevant; whilst the introduction of the online media has definitely fuelled this skill, she has also grown in confidence and understood that her youth is not an excuse for timidity.
Stemming from the above, she has worked as a legal intern in places such as The Ministry of Justice and most recently, JB Daudu (SAN) & Co. She also voluntarily served in her University as a Senior Judge for the Student Union Government and the Director, Moot and Mock trials, Justice Chambers which has given her insight into the formalities of law and most importantly, how to convey legal principles to people who have no formal knowledge of law.
Eseoghene is a graduate of Mass communications from Covenant University Nigeria. She worked for C&F Porter Novelli, one of the world’s foremost PR Agency as a PR executive for about 2 years. Here, she build significant mastery of marketing, brand building and PR, a critical expertise required for building a successful fashion brand.
As creative director of Hesey Designs, she has, for close to 3 years, built Hesey from a 10,000 naira idea into a growing brand in the industry, with customers in Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa, Ghana, Tanzania and UK. She has honed her creative skills and ability to generate fresh ideas that are appealing to her target market through hard practical work building the business.
Eki is an accounting and finance graduate as well as a style and natural hair blogger at “The Chameleon blogger” (www.thechameleonblogger.com) and a fashion enthusiast. She graduated from the University of Kent in 2013 and has over the years taken a couple of short courses at London College of Fashion, Central Saint Martins and Conde Nast College of Fashion and Design finishing with a Vogue Fashion certificate. She has always desired to be a fashion designer, specifically a textile/surface print designer. Eki has worked at Xclamations Nigeria and also played a key role in the launch of LA.X Nigeria, Nigeria’s first high street store.
Onomarie Francesca Uriri
Onomarie is a Public Relations and Communications Expert. She is a graduate of English Literature from the University of Lagos and is currently undergoing her Masters in Public and International Affairs at the same institution.
She enjoys writing and has written several articles and pieces which have been published on websites such as Bella Naija and Ynaija. She is currently working on her collection of short stories and a series of non-fictional essays, which she intends to publish by the end of 2015
Omodunmiju is a graduate of Accounting from the University of Abuja. She has been practicing finance management and accounting for the past two years. Presently, she provides accounting solutions to small businesses and she hopes to explore opportunities in public sector finance in the nearest future
Yinka Pearce has an academic background in Sociology (B.sc) from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. She presently works as an Investment Executive for a Real Estate Company.
Oluchi Ihekuna is a Physical Therapist at the Centre for Advanced Specialty Surgery, based in Lagos, Nigeria and obtained her degree from the College of Medicine, University of Lagos. She is the health and fitness host on @VirtualClinicNG and writes health articles on The Hobbingpost.
She is passionate about tackling the gross ignorance on health matters in Nigeria and is involved in providing health tips, free online consultation and medical advice via social and electronic media. Her long term goal is to impact the healthcare system in Nigeria.
Juliet Amaka Ejimofor
Juliet is a Food Science and Technology graduate of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State. She worked previously as a Customer Service Executive and Recruitment Solutions Consultant at Jobberman.com Limited. She is passionate about art, fashion and individual creativity and is a strong advocate for women empowerment. Her passion brought about the evolvement of shelaunchedit.com, a platform that aims to help women find direction in their career path specifically in entrepreneurship. She loves reading, traveling and admiring the beauty of nature.
Chinenye Jeanne Nnoli
Chinenye is a resourceful, dynamic and innovative entrepreneur with a strong passion for excellence, a prolific writer, spoken word poet, corporate communications expert and blogger.
A law graduate from the University of Benin and the Nigerian Law School.She is also an alumnus of the Lehigh University, Bethlehem Pennsylvania in the US and a graduate of the Enterprise Development Center (EDC), Pan Atlantic University. Chinenye is an associate member of the International Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN).
She pursued her passion and started a Media Production company to provide informative, inspiring and empowering content exclusively for women. She has currently produced 26 episodes of the Metrowoman Talkshow which will begin airing on the African Magic Showcase Channel of DSTV in September/October 2015. She is also currently producing a short film and has the Metrowoman Radio Show in the works as well.
Titilola Akinkugbe has a BA in Business Studies with Information Technology gained from the University of Greenwich, London England. She currently works as a Fashion Boutique Manager at The Polo Avenue Boutique
Anuoluwapo Olopade is a LLB graduate of University of Lagos awaiting law school posting in October.
Enitan a Fashion Entrepreneur and CEO of Haus of Mauteen Global Concept. She has an OND in Journalism and B.sc in Public Relations from the School of Communications, Lagos State University. Her dream is to own a quality and affordable, “Made in Nigeria”,ready to wear clothing line and to be a source of inspiration to young ladies who are struggling to make a headway in life.
She lives by her personal mantra “The fact that I can touch someone’s life with my message makes my day”.
Moyomoluwa is a graduate of Pscychology from Obafemi awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. She is currently a member of the Nigerian Youth Service Corp.
Ogonna Chidinmma Okafor
Ogonna is a graduate of Business Management & Psychology from University of Keele, Staffordshire, England and a graduate of Interior Design from Parsons The New School for Design, New York, U.S.A. She is an Interior Designer by profession and she is currently working towards setting up an Interior Architectural Design firm here in Lagos.