Black women in business

Sharing the experience of being a black woman in business in the UK

Has Black Excellence Become More of a Burden Than a Blessing?

I used to be an advocate of Black excellence, perhaps not an unwavering advocate but one who acknowledged it’s place in my life and my community. Black excellence to me was and still is an…

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Black Women Are Still Underpaid and Undervalued

August 3rd was Black Women’s Equal Pay Day and although it is a US based initiative it’s important for us to raise awareness about the pay gaps that persist for Black women on a global scale.…

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What Does it Mean to be Black, British and Nigerian?

I am British and I am Nigerian – there is a complex duality of identity there which though quite simple to me is often under interrogation. In fact perhaps I have simplified for the purposes…

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Why Black Women Should Not be Modest About Their Talents

Being born and raised in the UK, is to grow up in an environment that doesn’t like to see people show off.  British culture is very much rooted in humility and not making grand declarations…

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Let’s Talk Communications

I had the chance to have an insightful conversation and interview with Nana Darkoa, Founder of Makeda on the Let’s Talk Communications instagram live recently. We discussed the PR and communications sector and my business…

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She’s The Boss: Real Stories from Women in Business from Across the UK

She’s the Boss is a YouTube series featuring women in business from across the country hosted by Daniella Genas. I had the pleasure of speaking to Daniella about my business journey and the realities of…

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