Women in Tech

Roxy Ndebumadu: An innovative leader in technology and politics

"My motivation comes from people. I believe that in life there has to be a greater motivation than just notoriety or compensation. That motivation has to be driven by love or something that is bigger than yourself. For me that is people. I love so deeply which is what drives my empathy for people and desire to help people that can’t see a path forward. My motivation comes from knowing how amazing I am at connecting with others. Knowing that they trust me and if I stop today or decide not to show up tomorrow then something will stop"

Consumer Goods, Diversity & Inclusion, Entrepreneur, Founder, Lady Bosses, Millenial Lady Boss, Women in Business, Women in Fashion

Career Conversations with Abai Schulze

"In terms of advice with limited capital - I would tell others to get smart about the sectors or areas of interests where they hope to invest their talent and energy. There are plenty of concepts which fall flat when put into actual play. It’s always better to have done your due diligence early, if for nothing else than to be properly confident about the opportunity at hand. Also, I would advise them to double-down on execution. Move with good data but by all means move and move quickly. As I always say - execution is the stuff of success – passion is just one of the ingredients"

Beauty, Lady Bosses, Millenial Lady Boss, Women in Medicine, Women in Science

Career Conversations with Dr. DiAnne Davis!

"Never lose sight of the things that make you unique as a student/future physician . If there are hobbies that you love doing, keep doing those during medical school because it will definitely help you cope with the challenges that students face. Also, your unique qualities are what set you apart from each applicant so stay true to yourself and trust the process"

Fashion, Founder, Lady Bosses, Millenial Lady Boss, Millennials, Women in Business, Women in Media, Women in Tech

Career Conversations with Eva Sonaike

"If you want to get started you need to know the industry inside out. You don’t necessarily have to have a degree in design, but should be familiar with the industry standards, terms and history of the design industry. And of course, you need an eye for space, colour, texture and a passion to bring it all together. Another aspect is to have your own unique style, that you can be associated with"

Diversity & Inclusion, Entrepreneur, Founder, Lady Bosses, Millenial Lady Boss, Social Impact, Technology, Women in Business, Women in Law, Women in Policy, Women in Tech

Career Conversations with Camille Stewart

"Figure out the issues that interest you and learn as much as possible. When you’re well informed, get your voice out into the world on those issues, we need your unique perspective! Write, speak, blog, tweet, whatever it takes to get your voice out into the world"

Entrepreneur, Founder, Lady Bosses, Millenial Lady Boss, Social Impact, Women in Business

Career Crush: Layal Tinubu

"Leadership means different things to different people. However, for me…Leadership isn’t a position, it’s a mindset. Leadership is about the people you serve – the culture they keep and embrace, it’s about empathy for your customers, clients, employees and the communities where you do business, being confident enough to take risks and responsible enough to think of those who your decisions and risks may affect"

Founder, Social Impact, Teens in Biz, Women in Business

16 Year Old Teen Entrepreneur is inspiring young girls to be bold!

"Do what you love, and go for it! If you have a business and you’re afraid that you will be judged, just dive right in. I promise you, it will be completely worth it, even if you slip. LPSCon has changed my life, and if I let my fear get to me about what others would think of me, I wouldn’t be where I am today. Everyone is super supportive of this event and my toy obsession! I promise you have more allies than you think. Don’t ever ever let fear get in the way of your dreams"

Diversity & Inclusion, Entrepreneur, Founder, Lady Bosses, Technology, Women in Business, Women in Tech

Career Conversations with Shaniqua Davis, Founder & CEO at Noirefy!

"My favorite thing about my job is the people I work with and help. They have shown me over and over again that this mission is bigger than myself. I am 100% happy with everything I’ve been able to accomplish and happy that I’ve been able to be a source of inspiration to others. This keeps me going when things get rough"