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Myths about Economic Empowerment of Women

Myths about Economic Empowerment of Women

Female empowerment currently sits front and center on the global stage. Seeing the benefits all over the world, it seems like an obvious solution to many of today’s problems. The problem with any important trend though is the misconceptions the accompany it. With the...
The Key: Emphasizing the Importance of Youth Education

The Key: Emphasizing the Importance of Youth Education

The idea that education is the key to economic viability and sustainable development isn’t a novel idea. In fact, it’s a key point to most development plans and studies. Yet, time and time again, we fail to make education a priority. It’s frustrating and we make...
Why Microfinance Loans Have Such High Rates

Why Microfinance Loans Have Such High Rates

People who know me, know I am extremely passionate about microfinance. I love the doors it opens for individuals, I love the way it can help develop a community, and I love the way this system creates financial institutions that transcend income bracket. I firmly...
Economically Empowering Women

Economically Empowering Women

Last month I discussed the gender gap on my blog, and I realized that it might be helpful to write a blog breaking down the importance of economically empowering women to accompany it. Rather than just saying the gender gap is a problem, it might be easier to develop...
The Unbanked Issue

The Unbanked Issue

On the global spectrum, there have been long-standing problems with adults who don’t have their own bank accounts be it due to a lack of accessibility, need or otherwise. For many, as a result of the ‘financial exclusivity’ associated with much of banking, the...

International Women’s Day 2018

On March 8th, I am hosting an event in Abuja to commemorate this year’s International Women’s Day. I look forward to engaging on the long-term issues surrounding women and evolving our understanding of the empowered woman as it pertains to sustainable business and...
How Blockchain is Building a Better World

How Blockchain is Building a Better World

Blockchain is one buzzword that doesn’t seem to be going anywhere anytime soon. Aside from the profits its stimulated for many investors, blockchain creates an opportunity to not just impact Wall Street, but the world. You see, “Financial inclusion is considered to be...