Arise magazine is celebrating 100 African women who excel in their respective areas of expertise and fields. 13 Nigerian women have been included in the list including, Nollywood Actress Genevieve Nnaji and Writer Chimamanda Adichie.
Ayo Obe, Vice Chair, National Crisis Group, Nigeria;
Hajia Bola Shagaya, founder and CEO, Bolmus Group International, Nigeria;
Ngozi Edozien, Director, Actis West Africa, Nigeria;
Deola Sagoe, Fashion designer, Nigeria;
Folake Folarin-Coker, fashion designer, Tiffany Amber, Nigeria;
Lisa Folawiyo, founder and Creative Director, Jewel by Lisa, Nigeria;
Oluchi Orlandi, model, Nigeria;
Diezani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources, Nigeria;
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Minister of Finance, Nigeria;
Juliet Ehimuan, Google Nigeria Country Manager, Nigeria and
Maggie Aderin-Pocock, space scientist and BBC presenter, Nigeria/UK.