SME100 is an organization that aims to stimulate entrepreneurship among young Africans. The organization identifies and supports entrepreneurs, enabling communities to reap the transformational benefits of small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) participation in the African economy. They also spotlight exemplary entrepreneurial models that can help improve the capacity of young entrepreneurs.
Recognizing the importance of women entrepreneurs in strengthening Nigeria’s economy, on Thursday December 17th, 2015, in Victoria Island, SME100 unveiled the leading ladies of the 25 under 25 Initiative. The initiative recognizes the contributions of 25 outstanding women under the age of 25 to national growth and development. Among those who made the list is twelve year old filmmaker Zuriel Oduwole, fashion designer Toju Foyeh, and musician Module Oyeyemi aka Mo’Cheddah.
The event was supported by Omar Gardens, a landscape and horticulture company providing garden solutions to its numerous clients since 1990. One of Nigeria’s respected lawmakers, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, handed out the certificate of recognition to the honorees. Ladybrille congratulates all honorees!
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