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Sophia Ike-Onu

Lekki, Lagos
Sophia Ike-Onu is a trained architect and entrepreneur pioneering the fusion of fashion and technology in Africa. She is the Founder and CEO of The5kShop, a fashion tech company headquartered in Nigeria. With an ambitious vision that African fashion can compete globally, The5kShop focuses on harnessing African craftsmanship in making affordable quality fashion accessible to consumers within and outside the continent.

She was recently named as one of the 100 most inspiring women in Africa by Leading Ladies Africa and The5kShop has been featured on various notable media platforms including CNN for her work in supporting the local economy through enterprise.

A recipient of the 2016 British Council Enterprise Challenge Prize, she has been personally mentored by Sir Richard Branson and is currently a Virgin Atlantic Ambassador. She strongly believes in taking bold risks and not forgetting to enjoy your journey while at it!