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Here's How You Can Enter To Win a Pair of Tickets to She Leads Africa's SLAY Festival

She Leads Africa presents its first SLAY Festival on Saturday, Jan. 21—and one lucky winner has a chance to win a pair of tickets to attend.

We're days away from She Leads Africa's SLAY Festival that's touching down in Lagos, Nigeria on Saturday, Jan. 21.


The one-day fest can't be missed, which will be the ideal opportunity for African women to meet influential movers and shakers in various industries, get your self-care on and have fun.

OkayAfrica is giving one lucky winner a chance to win a pair of Motherland Mogul passes to the SLAY Festival. Here's what comes with this clutch perk:

  • Entry to festival and access to all vendor stations
  • Access to speaker sessions, masterclasses (first come, first served) and free activities

*Enter To Win Here*

Check out some of the speakers that will be dropping gems at the festival:

  • Fela Durotoye, CEO of Gemstone Group
  • Tara Durotoye, Founder of CEO of House of Tara
  • Mary Remmy Njoku, Film Producer and CEO of ROK Studios
  • M.I. Abaga, Rapper and Entrepreneur
  • Toke Makinwa, Author and Media Personality
  • Kemi Adetiba, Film and Music Video Director
  • Bolanle Olukanni, TV Host and Producer of On the Carpet with Bolinto
  • Bukky Karibi-Whyte, Founder of Invicta Africa and The Bobby Taylor Company
  • Audu Maikori, Founder of Chocolate City Entertainment
  • Kabir Shagaya, CEO of Zippy Logistics
  • Zainab Balogun, Actress, Model and TV Presenter
  • Arese Ugwu, Founder of Smart Money Africa

Be sure to check out more info from She Leads Africa, including the schedule, here.

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