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Ake Festival - Feminism on Fleek!!

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Ake Festival - Feminism on Fleek!!

Books, music and travel. These are a few of the things that make my life a better place. A love for these three things is one of the best gifts my parents ever gave me, so I was thrilled to be able to go to my hometown for Ake Festival, which is an annual arts and books festival. This year's theme was "This F-Word." Yup, we're not tired of talking about feminism.

If you're subscribed, you know in my last newletter I promised to give you all the Festival gist, so here it is! If you're not subscribed, you should be!! :)

I was invited to Ake by the amazing convener, Lola Shoneyin, to host a book chat with two amazing authors, Dayo Olopade and Alexis Okeowo, both of whom wrote non-fiction books: The Bright Continent (Dayo) and A Moonless, Starless Sky (Alexis).  I've linked both books, so please take a look and support by buying: I promise they are worth it!

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A Day at the #SlayFestival

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A Day at the #SlayFestival

Happy New Year Everyone!! (She said, almost a month after) New Year, New Greatness, right? I'm glad to have something really fun to share :)

The lovely people at "he Leads Africa, an organization I admire and support, asked me to moderate a panel at their first #SlayFestival at the weekend, and it was epic!! From different panels on a range of topics (Women in Tech, Being a Man in the 21st century, From Contact to Contract), to mini-concerts, stalls and SME worshops for one on one advice and coaching from women, for women, it was a great event. There was also a hair bar, mani-pedi area, henna, a bar with delish drinks, and a JOLLOF RICE bar. Yeah, I partook of that, thank you very much!!

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Snapshot - For The Future

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Snapshot - For The Future

Snapshots: Because a picture is worth a thousand words

Moderating a Q&A session alongside Stanley Azuakola with the then Lagos State Governorship Candidate (now Governor) Akinwunmi Ambode - Aug 2014

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