MEET THE POWER-WOMEN WHO MADE REDRICK PR’S LIST OF ‘BRANDS WE LOVE’
Ink Eze is the founder of AsoEbiBella.com, a platform for sharing African traditional styles, and connecting fashion customers to businesses near them. She studied Modern Culture and Media at the Ivy League Brown University. She honed her skills in advertising, digital media and marketing at the tech company DELL EMC. She became BellaNaija Weddings editor in 2013, and led the brand to international prominence and millions of followers, as well as spearheaded Nigeria’s first ever bridal event – BBN Wonderland with Baileys. In less than one year of operation, AsoEbiBella has co-created custom campaigns with brands including Orijin and Sunlight, currently has 1.5 million followers on Instagram, and a thriving website. In 2016, she was listed by Nigeria’s leading women’s magazine Genevieve, as one of their top 10 Young Achievers under 35. This January, she was named in the African Women Power Network list. She has spoken all over Africa, the Caribbean and North America on digital media, marketing and the luxury wedding industry.
Piggy bank NG was founded in 2016 Odunayo Eweniyi alongside her co-founders, Joshua Chibueze, Somto Ifezue. They started Piggy Bank NG with the aim to improve the saving culture of Nigerians. Odunayo Eweniyi is a first class graduate of Computer Engineering, Covenant University, Nigeria. Experienced in Business Analysis, Data Science and Operations, she has, with her other co-founders, continued to build products for millennials and the labour market.
Moyo Ogunseinde is the creative brand designer and architect of Upbeat, the first purpose built trampoline and Recreation Park in West Africa. Upbeat is a lifestyle brand that was born out of the need to offer families and our community alternative lifestyle spaces that truly enriched lives. A place where Families could reconnect and Corporates could bond as a team. Moyo has been active in the industry for over 18 years. She has won multiple awards for her excellence in and passion for Architecture and Design, including the Nigerian Institute of Architects’ 2013 award for the ‘best overall registering architect’. An Architect, Product Designer, and Real Estate Entrepreneur with a proven record of accomplishment overseeing a substantial real estate investment portfolio. Her passion for Sports and Youth development in Nigeria got her elected as a member of the Nigerian Gymnastic Federation. Furthermore, she was recently appointed as a board member of the newly formed Lagos States Sports Trust Fund. In her spare time, she also reimagines her African culture to design contemporary functional and collectible design items under The Aga Concept, design brand.
Nike Majekodunmi has over 10 years experience in the baking Industry. She is the CEO of Nuts About Cakes Ltd, a manufacturing bakery company which specializes in cakes, pastries and bread. She also owns and manages a chain of bakery retail stores in Lagos. Nike worked in the e-Payments industry for several years until she found her passion for baking. After leaving paid employment in 2007, she perfected her baking skills by educating herself in this field both in Nigeria and the UK. She commenced building her dream company, which currently employs over 100 people. Nike is also a business coach, guiding young entrepreneurs in starting up businesses of their own. She also has a passion for the empowerment of young women. She drives this through her training programs, and helps them grow to their full potential.
My Coffee is co-founded by Tatyana Buchak and Liliya Chukwu. Tatyana Buchak is a national of Ukraine, with an MBA who has lived in Nigeria for 11years.Tatyana has professional experience in logistics, finance and marketing. Tatyana strives to bring to Nigeria a new trend and habit to drink exceptionally good coffee, to create a vast chain of coffee houses as hubs where everybody can work, relax and socialize. Liliya Chukwu has a degree in economics, She has lived in Nigeria for 20 years and counting, Her objective is to build a strong brand of coffee shops. She is also a partner at A&C Manufacturing Nig Ltd ( Furniture Manufacturing).