LBW 063: Meet Precious Ebere, Founder of GEMS Initiative, and Ladybrille Woman of the Month April 2018


Precious C. Ebere is a  skilled web author, community service professional, and a social entrepreneur, who is passionate about children and women in Africa. Her work involves constantly innovating for social good, among which is GEMS Initiative, which seeks to bridge the gap of inequality in education, resources, and opportunities amongst children and women. She leverages on technology, craftsmanship, entrepreneurship, music, and mentorship to solve some of the world’s biggest problems.

 
Since founding ‘Gems Initiative’ in 2016, the Foundation has reached over 1000 children and has trained more than 500 women in Technopreneurship across rural communities.  She also founded Chess Club for Kids, poised to enhance the cognitive aspect of children in rural schools.
 
Precious has experiences across technology, entrepreneurship, and civic leadership, as well as youth engagement. She owns an Afri-Tech Baby Clothing Company, which was designed to solve three purposes, reusability, health and restoring African culture beginning with babies.
 
To deepen her expertise as an analytical writer and speaker, Precious has written several articles on children among which is “Every Child is your Child”, an article that is targeted to create the bond between children and any capable adult. 
 
Precious Ebere, a graduate of University Of Abuja with a bachelor’s degree in Biology Education, is focused on bridging the gap of inequality in education, resources, and opportunities amongst children and women.

PREVIEW

  • Some staple questions we ask our Woman of the Month
  • Personal background
  • Work with GEMS Initiative
  • Advice to young entrepreneurs

WHERE TO FIND PRECIOUS EBERE

https://www.facebook.com/GEMSCareInitiative/

https://www.facebook.com/preciouseberegem

ABOUT THE LADYBRILLE WOMAN OF THE MONTH FEATURE

The ‘Ladybrille Woman of the Month’ is a feature on Ladybrillemag.com that celebrates women who empower themselves and others through their contributions and actions in their local and international communities. These women are intelligent, courageous, confident, and innovative. They strive for balance in their personal lives (whether emotionally, mentally, and spiritually), are persistent, and when they fall, they get right back up. These women honor and stand in their truths. They are business and community leaders, visionaries, trailblazers and game changers. They are our sisters, aunties, mothers, friends and so much more. They are “Ladybrille” (brilliant) women.

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LBW 062: Meet Khadijat ‘Umi’ Abdulkadir, Founder of Digital African Woman and Ladybrille Woman of the Month March 2018

KHADIJAT “UMI” ABDULKADIR is a social entrepreneur and holds a double Master in Business Engineering and Management Science. A certified SAP Software Analyst with experiences from corporations such as Aramark, Accenture, and Microsoft. She has held several positions including, Environmental Sustainability Program Analyst, IT Program Manager, Software Business Analyst and Currently Integration Test Engineer at CANDRIAM …

LBW 061: Meet Chizor Malize, Celebrated Brand Strategist and Ladybrille Woman of the Month Feb. 2018


Chizor Malize, Ladybrille Woman of the Month for February 2018, is the Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer at Brandzone Consulting LLC – a globally inspired multidisciplinary branding and marketing consulting firm founded on the premise to help organizations creatively and innovatively align their branding and marketing strategy to their business and profit goals.

Malize has close to two decades of experience in branding and marketing management and is passionate about helping organizations maximize their branding and growth potentials.

As the Chief Executive Officer of Brandzone, She has had the opportunity and responsibility of managing several international brands in her local market (Nigeria) while creating and managing indigenous new brands (corporate and products) for businesses and corporations. Among these portfolio of brands include BMW, Range Rover, Qatar Airways, Falcon Oil & Gas, Heritage Bank, Access Bank, Coscharis Group, First Ally Capital, Personal Trust Mfb, FBN Capital Asset Management and Fidelity Bank.

Her deep and extensive experience in Branding and Marketing span across diverse areas such as Branding, Advertising, Communications, Public Relations and Digital/NewMedia. Most notably prior to founding Brandzone, she worked for over a decade building and managing notable brands such as ValuCard, Standard Trust Bank which she led the rebranding to United Bank of Africa and Access Bank Plc respectively.

She holds a Bachelors degree in English Language and a Masters degree in Business Administration with specialization in Marketing. She is a professional member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), London and an Executive Alumni of the London Business School and Columbia University, New York.

She is also a prolific speaker both locally and internationally and facilitates Marketing, Branding and Leadership courses at reputable institutions of learning.

PODCAST PREVIEW

  • Chizor answers our ‘Woman of the Month’ staple questions
  • How Chizor built her successful personal brand
  • How Chizor built her successful business brand, Brand Zone Consulting, LLC
  • How Chizor continues to amplify her brands
  • Chizor’s business philosophy
  • Advice to young entrepreneurs

WHERE TO FIND CHIZOR MALIZE

www.brandzoneconsulting.com

ABOUT THE LADYBRILLE WOMAN OF THE MONTH FEATURE

The ‘Ladybrille Woman of the Month’ is a feature on Ladybrillemag.com that celebrates women who empower themselves and others through their contributions and actions in their local and international communities. These women are intelligent, courageous, confident, and innovative. They strive for balance in their personal lives (whether emotionally, mentally, and spiritually), are persistent, and when they fall, they get right back up. These women honor and stand in their truths. They are business and community leaders, visionaries, trailblazers and game changers. They are our sisters, aunties, mothers, friends and so much more. They are “Ladybrille” (brilliant) women.

WHERE TO FIND HOST MS. UDUAK

Website: www.msuduak.com

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LBW 060: Meet Patrice Juah, Former Miss Liberia and Ladybrille Woman of the Month January 2018

Patrice Juah is a Mandela Washington Fellow of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), Writer, Poet, Entrepreneur, Broadcaster, Communications Strategist, Girls’ Education Advocate, Global Speaker and former Miss Liberia, dedicated to changing Liberia’s image within the international community. She strives to motivate and empower young women by supporting several local non-profit organizations’ efforts in educating women on topics such as HIV/AIDs, teenage pregnancy, education, and workforce development. She is also the Founder and Creative Director of Moie, a diversified social enterprise with core competencies in media, public relations, events planning and retail management services.

She has received numerous recognitions including as a keynote speaker at the Global Entrepreneurship Week in Geneva, Switzerland  (2016), as the national  keynote speaker at the International Day of the Girl Child (2015) – Ministry of Gender and Children’s Protection – Liberia, and First Lady Michelle Obama’s Girls Education in Africa Conversation – Washington D.C (2014).

PODCAST PREVIEW

  • Patrice’s vision for 2018
  • Patrice answers our ‘Woman of the Month’ staple questions
  • Patrice delves into her personal background
  • Building a brand
  • Her work as a writer
  • Her philanthropic work
  • Her diverse roles as creator, business owner, and philanthropist. 
  • Advice for young women.

WHERE TO FIND PATRICE JUAH

www.patricejuah.com

ABOUT THE LADYBRILLE WOMAN OF THE MONTH FEATURE

The ‘Ladybrille Woman of the Month’ is a feature on Ladybrillemag.com that celebrates women who empower themselves and others through their contributions and actions in their local and international communities. These women are intelligent, courageous, confident, and innovative. They strive for balance in their personal lives (whether emotionally, mentally, and spiritually), are persistent, and when they fall, they get right back up. These women honor and stand in their truths. They are business and community leaders, visionaries, trailblazers and game changers. They are our sisters, aunties, mothers, friends and so much more. They are “Ladybrille” (brilliant) women.

WHERE TO FIND HOST MS. UDUAK

Website: www.msuduak.com

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LBW 059: Meet Anie Akpe, Founder IBOM LLC & Innov8tiv.com and Ladybrille Woman of the Month December 2017

Anie Akpe is the Founder and CEO of IBOM LLC and Innov8tiv Magazine. Akpe is also an avid advocate for diversity and inclusion within the technology(tech) space. Through Innov8tiv, she seeks to highlight the under-represented players in tech such as Blacks in tech, Africans in tech, women in tech and minorities in tech. In 2016,  she officially launched Networq App, an indie app that helps people improve how they network by allowing users to exchange electronic business cards. Recently, she also launched African Women in Technology (AWIT), an enterprise on a mission to empower young girls and women in tech and close the gender gap. In 2017, AWIT held events in Mozambique & Kenya.

PODCAST PREVIEW

  • Personal background
  • Business and personal philosophy
  • Her work in the financial industry
  • How a personal dilemma (divorce) led to IBOM, LLC
  • Breaking into the technology industry
  • Establishing Innov8tiv.com 
  • Establishing AWIT
  • Leadership philosophy
  • Effective business operations
  • Hiring and managing people
  • Mentorship

WHERE TO FIND ANIE AKPE

IBOM LLC

Innov8tiv Magazine

Email: (anie.akpe@innov8tiv.com)

Twitter & Instagram: @AnieAkpe 

ABOUT THE LADYBRILLE WOMAN OF THE MONTH FEATURE

The ‘Ladybrille Woman of the Month’ is a feature on Ladybrillemag.com that celebrates women who empower themselves and others through their contributions and actions in their local and international communities. These women are intelligent, courageous, confident, and innovative. They strive for balance in their personal lives (whether emotionally, mentally, and spiritually), are persistent, and when they fall, they get right back up. These women honor and stand in their truths. They are business and community leaders, visionaries, trailblazers and game changers. They are our sisters, aunties, mothers, friends and so much more. They are “Ladybrille” (brilliant) women.

WHERE TO FIND HOST MS. UDUAK

Website: www.msuduak.com

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