Piloted in September 2015, the Lagos edition included over 30 sessions covering topics such as raising seed capital, communicating with your customers and using data and analytics to drive business decisions. Experts included Andrea Barrica, Venture Partner of global seed fund and accelerator 500 Startups; Enitan Denloye Director of Brands and Experience for Etisalat Nigeria and entrepreneur; and investor Ndidi Nwuneli.
More than 150 young women attended sessions and visited the bootcamp throughout the week and the feedback was overwhelmingly positive with Chioma Ukonu Founder of Recycle Points describing the She Hive as a “wonderful platform” and lifestyle blogger Melody Okezie already confirming her attendance for next year’s edition. Highlights from Lagos are available here.
2016 will see She Leads Africa expand the She Hive to reach more cities, connect with more ambitious young women and bring in more pan African and global experts. The first stop will be in Accra, Ghana from January 2024 with more than 15 sessions of training and mentorship, expert led classes and resources covering the topics that young professional women need to know in order to succeed.
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