Genevieve Nnaji, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Deola Sagoe, And 10 Other Nigerians Make Arise Magazine’s Arise 100: Dynamic Women List

Africa’s global style and culture magazine – Arise Magazine has launched its Arise 100 series. The first list, ARISE 100: DYNAMIC WOMEN, is published in Issue 17 of the magazine, it went on sale in the UK on October 16 and worldwide through October and November.

 

       Tyra Banks

 

The Nigerians who made the Arise 100 list include Genevieve Nnaji, Nollywood Actress, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Minister of Finance, Ngozi Edozien, Director, Actis West Africa, Ayo Obe, Vice Chair, National Crisis Group, Hajia Bola Shagaya, founder and CEO, Bolmus Group International, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author, Folake Folarin-Coker, fashion designer, Tiffany Amber, Deola Sagoe, fashion designer, Oluchi Orlandi, model, Lisa Folawiyo, founder and Creative Director, Jewel by Lisa, Diezani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources, Juliet Ehimuan, Google Nigeria Country Manager, Maggie Aderin-Pocock, space scientist and BBC presenter, among 87 other Dynamic Women from all over the world.

 

      Genevieve Nnaji                               oluchi orlandi                                       Deola Sagoe


The Arise 100: Dynamic Women celebrates extraordinary and powerful women effecting real change for the continent across a gamut of disciplines, including politics, fashion, the arts, entertainment, sport and activism. Their tireless efforts are helping Africa to take its rightful place on the world stage in the 21st century. By making this list the Arise Magazine which is a bi-monthly publication published by Thisday Magazine Group has given recognition to the efforts of a gender that was once relegated to the background in socio-political and socio-economic affairs.

 

The ARISE 100 list will be an ongoing series in Arise magazine profiling people benefitting Africa.

 

The Issue 17 of Arise magazine is out now. Its highlights include an exclusive cover shoot and interview with Tyra Banks, interviews with Spike Lee, Gabourey Sidibe and David Byrne, plus an exclusive extract from Zadie Smith’s eagerly awaited new novel, NW.

 

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MBFW Spring 2013 Schedule – “Arise Magazine Presents: Fashion Icons At Theatre” Showcasing Ozwald Boateng, Gavin Rajah, Tiffany Amber, Tsemaye Binitie & Maki-Oh

Arise, a global style and culture magazine celebrates African achievement in the realms of fashion, music, business and politics is scheduled to hold its annual collective show at the Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week, Spring 2013 collections holding between September 6-13, 2012 at the Lincoln Centre in New York.

 

Arise magazine latest issue with model Kim Gordon


Five designers who participated at the last Arise Magazine Fashion Week held in Lagos, Nigeria early on this year in March were selected by a panel of creative judges to participate in this upcoming September Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week.

 

The top five designers of African descent billed to showcase are Ozwald Boateng, Gavin Rajah, Tiffany Amber, Tsemaye Binitie and Maki-Oh.

 

 

 
The show is set to hold on Thursday, September 06, 2012 at 3:00pm at the Theatre in Lincoln Centre.

 

Arise,a publication of Thisday is now a bi-monthly, sold at newsstands in London, New York, Washington DC, Paris, Milan, Nigeria and South Africa.

 

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