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Friday, March 2 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Female African Powerhouses: Leveraging Social Media To Build Globally Recognised Brands FULL

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The Black woman is finally being recognized as a force to be reckoned with by people of all races the world over! Female African Powerhouses Who Have Leveraged Social Media To Build Globally Recognised Brands delves into the minds of female powerhouses who have shattered the status quo. Our featured panelist are creating a different narrative of how the world views Black & African women. With themes such as Black skin is beautiful, kinky hair is amazing, black women can lead tech, black people travel, etc. Black woman are leading brands that are recognised globally.

This panel represents #BlackGirlMagic at its finest! Panel members will:
  • Give a history of their brands & how they began
  • Talk about their initial vision
  • Talk about how they were able to use social media to put this vision across
  • Talk about obstacles faced, or where they were pleasantly surprised at how quickly their ideas were adopted, while challenging the norm to bring their African brands to western markets
  • Talk about how they were able to get noticed on a global platform
  • Advise on how their success can be emulated
  • Talk about how they continue to use social media and how they envisage their social media use will evolve over time

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Lola Maja-Okojevoh

avatar for Afua Osei

Afua Osei

Afua Osei is a co-founder of She Leads Africa, a media company for millennial African women. She is an expert in creating digital content and live experiences that impact and connect with a new generation of smart, ambitious African women.Afua has been all over the world with her... Read More →
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Chika Uwazie

Recruiter, Career Queen
Chika Uwazie is a human capital expert for small business owners who want to build amazing teams. Through her years as a serial entrepreneur, recruiter, and running a HR software company, she’s here to show you how to hire, retain, and inspire your employees while doing it on a... Read More →

Friday March 2, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm WAT
Experience Stage