Betty Irabor has been a leader in the Nigerian publishing sector for over 14 years. But that journey has not been without difficulties. From humble beginnings as the daughter of a Nigerian police officer and a seamstress, Irabor had all the odds stacked against her but somehow she managed to change her narrative to become the founder of her own magazine – Genevieve and thereby paving the way for thousands of Nigerian women. Watch her share her inspirational story on ‘Against the Odds’ with Forbes Peace Hyde.
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