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