The Nigerian Entrepreneur for Whom Failure Is an Integral Part of Success

For the “restless” Lagos-based businesswoman Temitope Omotolani, failure is an integral part of success. In our series #Limitless, which profiles women creating waves in male-dominated industries, she explains how failure should be demystified and celebrated just as much as its vaunted counterpart. Tragedy struck Temitope Omotolani early. In 1990, when she was five years old,Continue reading “The Nigerian Entrepreneur for Whom Failure Is an Integral Part of Success”

The Nigerian Environmentalist Helping Children Look After the Planet

Long before climate change became a watchword, Doyinsola Ogunye, a lawyer turned environmentalist, has been on a mission to rehabilitate Nigeria’s waterways one beach at a time. When she was a child, Doyinsola Ogunye’s father hoped she’d become a lawyer. He even dreamed of her becoming a Senior Advocate of Nigeria. And that’s what mightContinue reading “The Nigerian Environmentalist Helping Children Look After the Planet”

The Nigerian techie powering her way through the world’s biggest companies

Software engineer Omotayo Madein created a path for herself where none existed. Now her circuitous, five-year journey is eventually starting to pay off. It was tinkering with apps and websites on her family’s desktop computer as a child that first spurred Omotayo Madein’s fascination for software. At secondary school, computer science was one of theContinue reading “The Nigerian techie powering her way through the world’s biggest companies”