|Ono Bello & Eku Edewor||Ifeoma Williams (Fruition Image), Ngozi Dozie (Facebook), Ebi Atawodi (Uber Lagos)|
On Thursday April 23rd, Facebook and She Leads Africa brought together 60 women in the creative, media, journalism, entertainment and technology fields to network and discuss how social media is being used to build local brands and connect with users.
|Adibeli Nduka-Agwu (IROKO TV)||Afua Osei (She Leads Africa)|
The event titled “Building Your Brand and Lifting Your Voice” was hosted by Ebele Okobi (Head of Public Policy for Africa) and Ngozi Dozie (Head of Partnerships, West and Central Africa) for Facebook.
Guests were treated to and endless flow of premium champagne brand; Laurent-Perrier and tasty appetizers from Talindo Steak House. Also present at the event was emerging shoe brand Thando’s Shoes which were provided as complimentary gifts for all of the attendees.
|Liz Awoliyi (Genevieve Magazine)||Louisa Kinoshi (Beauty Rev NG)|
Present at the event were many young female innovators including TV presenter Eku Edewor, fashion designer Bubu Ogisi, new media entrepreneur Ono Bello, radio host Wana Udobang, General Manager of Uber Lagos Ebi Atawodi, Forbes Africa writer Abi Owolawi, Vice President of IrokoTV Adibeli Nduka-Agwu, Genevieve Magazine online editor Liz Awoliyi, Beauty in Lagos founder Ezinne Alfa, creative entrepreneur Yagazie Emezi, Lost in Lagos founder Tannaz Bahnam, PR Manager for Intercontinental Hotel Ronke Bamisedun and many more.
Scroll down for photos from the event.
|Barbara Onianwah||Bidemi Zakariyau (LSF PR)|
|Ebele Okobi, Head of Public Policy Africa, Facebook||Nkem Begho (Future Software)|
|Nkiru Balonwu, Ebi Atawodi, Yagazie Emezi, Eku Edewor||Shade Ladipo (Avienti)|
|Tosyn Bucknor||Ugonna Ibe-Ejiogu (Cinnamon & Pearl)|
Arese Ugwu (Smart Money Africa) & Liz Awoliyi (Genevieve Magazine)
Bubu Ogisi & Eku Edewor
Taffi Ayodele (Thando’s Shoes) & Ebele Okobi (Facebook)
Ebele Okobi, Ngozi Dozie, Ebi Atawodi
Guest Gift Bag
Kristin Wilson (She Leads Africa) & Nkiru Balonwu (Spinlet)
Nkem Begho (Future Software) & Ronke Bamisedun (Intercontinental Hotel)
She Leads Africa Buttons
Sophia Ike-Onu (5K Shop), Ukwori Ejibe (LEAP Africa), Zara Okpara (Jewel by Lisa)
Talindo Steak House
Tannaz Bahman (Lost in Lagos) & Onah Nwachukwu (Hello Nigeria)
Thando’s Shoes Display
Thando’s Shoes Poster
Thando’s Shoes Table
Uche Okoronkwo (Bloomberg TV Africa) & Abi Owolawi (Forbes Africa)
Valerie Obaze (R&R Luxury) & Abi Owalawi (Forbes Africa)
Laurent Perrier Champagne
Natural Nigerian and Judith Okonkwo
Samantha Dimka (Style Vitae)
Taffi & JG Ayodele, Eku Edowor
Ukwori Ejibe, Sophia Ike-Onu, Zara Okpara
Yummie Ogbebor, Louisa Kinoshi
Zainab Balogun, Tosyn Bucknor, Nkem Begho
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