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Enter for a Chance to Win a Ticket to She Leads Africa’s #SheHiveNYC Boot Camp

Okayafrica is giving three winners a chance to attend the #SheHiveNYC professional boot camp by She Leads Africa from June 2-5.

She Leads Africa, the social enterprise supporting young, business-savvy African women, stops by New York for their SheHive Tour from June 2-5.


From looking further into starting a business or launching a career in Africa, SheHive NYC aims to reconnect participants with the continent by providing a space for them to meet and network with fellow young, ambitious African women living in the US.

Confirmed speakers include:

Vanessa De Luca, editor-in-chief, Essence Magazine

Lola Ogunnaike, features and entertainment journalist

Thelma Golden, director, Studio Museum Harlem

Ngozi Opara, founder, Heat Free Hair

Asmau Ahmed, founder, PlumPerfect

Adiat Disu, director, African Fashion Week New York

Lola Coker, co-founder, Resource Nigeria

Sharon Beason, founder, Womeneur

Topics to be covered include:

  • Building a multicultural brand
  • Marketing, especially social media marketing
  • Capitalising on the black beauty industry
  • Pitching to investors
  • Rising up the corporate ladder
  • Building a cosmopolitan and international career
  • Business development
  • Goal setting
  • Getting into a top MBA school

SheHive NYC is in conjunction with a seven-city tour for 2016, which included Accra in January and Abuja in May. Click here for more information.

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