Last weekend, She Leads Africa brought its innovative professional bootcamp to New York City. Over 4 days, NYC was sprinkled with a dose of #AfricanGirlMagic as 80 women of African descent came together to learn, network and boost their careers.
The bootcamp hosted speakers such as CNN presenter, Lola Ogunnaike, Editor in Chief of Essence Magazine, Vanessa K Deluca, head of US-Spain Chamber of Commerce ,Bisila Bokoko, publicist and motivational speaker, Yetunde Shorters, founder of Plum Perfect, Asmau Ahmed, founder of Womeneur, Sharon Beason, producer of An African City, Maame Adjei and Forbes 30 under 30 entrepreneur Adiat Disu.
Speaking about the event, SLA co-founder Afua Osei said, “There are very few programs targeted to African women in the diaspora or more broadly, women from all cultures who are interested in Africa. SheHiveNYC was a unique opportunity for women who are interested in the continent, either because their families are from there or because they want to take advantage of the continent’s boom, to come together, network, learn new skills and have fun.”
True to SLA’s signature style, the bootcamp was education yet informal …read more
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