We Love strong-willed, empowering and influential women. These women have studied the art of survival and are sources of Inspiration and motivation in their various fields.
Tamara Mellon Is Vogue’s former fashion editor, Chief Creative Officer and Co-founder of Jimmy Choo, a luxury brand that offers designer shoes, handbags and range of accessories. She was named as a “global trade envoy for trade” in 2010 and also known to be a patron of the “Elton John Aids Foundation”. She stepped down for the brand Jimmy Choo in November 2011 and announced the creation of her brand Tamara Mellon, a luxury lifestyle brand in 2013.
Funmi Iyanda is an award-winning broadcaster, journalist, columnist and blogger. She produced and hosted Nigeria’s popular and authoritative talk show New Dawn with Funmi, which aired on the national network for over eight years. Funmi is the CEO of Ignite Media, a content-driven media organization operating out of Lagos. In 2011, she was honoured as a Young Global Leader(YGL) by the World Economic Forum and was recently named one of Forbes 20 Youngest Power Women In Africa.
Tory Burch is an American fashion designer, business woman, and philanthropist, who has won several fashion awards for her designs.She is the Chairman, CEO, and Designer of Tory Burch LLC. As of 2014, she is listed as the 79th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes.
Yewande Zacchaeus, Lawyer, ex-banker,a member on the board of Women in Management and Business (WIMBIZ). She is the MD of Eventful Company, one of the most sought after events company in Lagos that has established itself as the pacesetter and market leader in corporate and retail events as well as venue management.She’s the proud recipient of the TW Matriarch’s Award for her contribution to the events industry in Nigeria and also the prestigious International Women’s Entrepreneurship Challenge Award.