Building a community across African borders ft Afua Osei
The A1 with Moyin
I had a chance chat to the amazing Afua Osei! As a Co-Founder of She Leads Africa, Afua built a digital lifestyle platform for millennial multicultural women reaching more than 800,000 women across 100+ countries. In addition to building a thriving community, Afua secured international partnerships with brands like Facebook, Google, Unilever, Nestle, Samsung, Estee Lauder, Visa and L’Oreal to design culturally relevant and data driven engagement campaigns. This is such a great interview we chat about building a community across African borders, going through a transition process and things she does to take care of herself and I hope you'll love it! Also don't forget to let me know your thoughts in the comments section below or by tagging me @MoyinTheA1! Enjoy this episode. Love ya! Subscribe on podcast platforms: Listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3V7aV7np9opwPbWsvY52dz Listen & Review on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-a1-with-moyin/id1513376975?uo=4 To nominate an up & coming creative: https://forms.gle/eWmtYGm6wUZrarg18 Still haven’t subscribed to The A1with Moyin on YouTube? ►► http://www.youtube.com/thea1withmoyin?sub_confirmation=1 Follow us on social media: http://www.instagram.com/thea1online http://www.twitter.com/thea1online https://www.tiktok.com/@thea1online?lang=en http://www.instagram.com/moyinthea1 http://www.twitter.com/moyinthea1 https://www.tiktok.com/@moyinthea1?lang=en ABOUT THE A1 WITH MOYIN The A1 with Moyin is a platform, founded by Tv Presenter & YouTuber Moyin Oloruntoba, that celebrates African creatives at the top of their fields and equips those on their way through, conversations, interviews and insights into their lives.
S3E19: Afua Osei, Partnerships Strategist and Co-Founder of She Leads Africa
Today's guest is Afua Osei. Afua is a partnerships strategist and co-founder of She Leads Africa. She has created remarkable brands both for She Leads Africa and personally. In this episode, Afua shares her journey from being a US citizen growing an incredible African brand and advice for young entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their own brands. Tune in to hear her story here. Sign up to get the latest updates from us HERE. Let us know what you think of this episode by sharing it on Instagram or Twitter and tagging us @shebrigade Please also subscribe, follow and leave us a review on whichever platform you're listening on. www.shebrigade.com--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/shebrigade/message
Against Gravity Ep. 3: Partnerships for Growth with Afua Osei
Partnerships are more vital than ever in today’s evolving world of business. Partnerships strategist, Afua Osei, reveals the blueprint for successful brand collaborations and the tangible ways it can fuel unrealized growth for your brand.The post Against Gravity Ep. 3: Partnerships for Growth with Afua Osei first appeared on PICHAstock.
Episode 69: Entrepreneur & Global Growth Coach, Afua Osei
Celebrate Hearing No Make Your Own Yes
Episode 69: Entrepreneur & Global Growth Coach, Afua Osei talks about becoming the Co-Founder of Motherland Mogul Media and She Leads Africa. She also chats about her passion for helping people build their brands. Afua Osei shares advice on how to overcome the word “NO” as well, plus more! Get inspired!
”You have to be the number one cheerleader for your brand” Welcome to Episode 21! I had the pleasure of chatting with Afua Osei on this episode. Afua is an entrepreneur and global growth coach that helps digital entrepreneurs think beyond their borders and build global brands. As a Co-Founder of She Leads Africa, Afua has built a digital lifestyle platform for millennial multicultural women reaching more than 700,000 women across 100+ countries. In addition to building a thriving community, Afua has built international partnerships with brands like Facebook, Google, Unilever and L’Oreal to design culturally relevant and data driven engagement campaigns. In December 2016, her company was the first African startup to ring the Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange. This is such a gem of an episode! Afua shares so many golden nuggets on how to build a global brand in this episode. Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher. Subscribe and Review in iTunes Click here to subscribe in iTunes! Be sure to sign up for the Project Start Over Podcast newsletter here to stay in touch and be the first to know when a new episode drops. To submit a topic to be discussed on the show, or to submit a potential guest, visit: www.projectstartover.com. Connect with Afua: Afua’s websites Afua Osei She Leads Africa Sign up for her newsletter here. Instagram Afua: @helloafua @sheleadsafrica Project Start Over: Project Start Over – @projectstartover_ #ProjectStartOver
Afua Osei ABOUT AFUA OSEI Meet Afua Osei, the co-founder of Motherland Mogul Media which comprises of digital media platform She Leads Africa and the networking SLAY Festival. Her work reaches over 700,000 women across the world. Forbes Africa listed her as one of the youngest power women in Africa in 2014. ABOUT THIS EPISODE Afua Osei has an interesting backstory as someone born in the United States to immigrant parents who now lives in Nigeria. In this episode, she talks about the differences in her parents as immigrants and immigration today. Listen to what inspired her evolution as someone passionate about Africa and women. Afua has a positive mindset rooted in faith. While her work as brought accolades, she believes in lifting up others and giving them space to shine. Afua and Zeze also get real about what entrepreneurship means to your pocketbook. The successful entrepreneurs are motivated by purpose more than financial reward. Afua gives advice for someone starting a business and why you should enjoy the process. Highlights of the episode: What is She Leads Africa and its visions (4:17) About the SLAY Festival and its community-building aspiration (6:44) Afua’s early years and what influenced her evolution as someone passionate about Africa and women (8:46) What Afua gained from attending business school and working with McKinsey Africa (17:04) Afua on the value of letting other people shine and being helpful to others through mentoring (27:16) Being real about being broke (33:08) How Afua Osei found her purpose as an entrepreneur (37:14) Afua’s advice for someone starting their business (40:09) Mentioned Resources Afua Osei.com SLAY Festival She Leads Africa Malée ABOUT ZEZE ORIAIKHI-SAO Zeze Oriaikhi-Sao attended Grenoble Ecole De Management, where she received a Master’s in International Business. She also holds a Bsc (Hons) in Informatics. She is a mother, an international and entrepreneurial leader. The Founder and Managing director of Malée Natural Science; Africa’s 1st global luxury fragrance and body care brand operating across two continents with products available in 9 countries in wholesale, B2B, Hospitality, E-commerce and travel retail. An advisory board member and Program Director at INNOCOS, the world beauty innovations summit as well as a consultant and international speaker and beauty industry expert on the luxury beauty and cosmetics industry, sustainability practices, innovation, disruption, trends, and brand heritage. Featured in international TV and Media publications such as CNN, The Telegraph, Grazia, ELLE Magazine, Glamour, Oprah Magazine, and Atlanta Post. She is a pioneer of Female owned luxury business in Africa and is passionate about innovation. Zeze is the host of the pioneering podcast Third Culture Africans. She shares entrepreneurial tips, and more on her website Zezeonline.com.
Episode 3: Afua Osei of She Leads Africa on going From Business Idea to Global Recognition
Launch that Ish
On Episode 3 of the Perfête Podcast, Kunbi talks to Afua Osei, entrepreneur and co-founder of She Leads Africa a community for young, ambitious African women. Afua shares her entrepreneurial journey from her days as an MBA student at University of Chicago, to her move across the globe and how she turned this little idea into a globally recognized brand. Follow She Leads Africa on Instagram: http://instagram.com/sheleadsafrica and visit their website: wwww.sheleadsafrica.comAfuas personal page: http://instagram.com/helloafua
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Ep 19. She Leads Africa co-founder Afua Osei talks about creating a lifestyle brand to help African women achieve their career dreams
The Goal Standard
Black women are sometimes the only person of color in professional spaces. It can be hard not to feel alone, and often times like we don't have access to the rules of the game. Afua Osei, co-Founder of She Leads Africa wanted to change this. In this episode, she talks about how she went from vision to execution. Afua also talks about being raised in a Ghanaian family in the DMV and moving to Nigeria, where she eventually founded She Leads Africa, a lifestyle brand aimed at helping women of the African diaspora to learn to navigate their careers Moving to Africa was NOT a part of her plan, but Afua shows that amazing things happen when you follow your heart. She created a successful lifestyle brand that helps so many women of the diaspora because of it! In this episode, we talk about What it’s like to move from the US to Nigeria Being a retournée, and moving back to Africa Starting a business by yourself vs with partners Why black women sometimes find it hard to navigate the corporate space The Glow Up Toolbox She leads Africa Reach out to us! Afua Osei Website: sheleadsafrica.org | Instagram: @helloafua, @sheleadsafrica The Glow Up Podcast Email: Hello@theglowuppodcast.com | Instagram: @glowuppodcast | Twitter: @glowuppodcast | Facebook: The Glow Up Podcast
Ellevate Podcast: Conversations With Women Changing the Face of Business
When Afua Osei, Co-founder of She Leads Africa, graduated from business school, she did not think she would end up in Lagos, Nigeria. After spending some time as a management consultant, Afua co-founded She Leads Africa, a community that helps young African women achieve their professional goals. On this episode, Afua talks about her career plan, how the “5 year plan” can sometimes stifle you, and importance of political action at an early age. She also shares her tips on using personal voice for change, creating a network in a new country, and finding the source of her own confidence.