Inspiration

Jennifer Ifeatu Andrew – Public Health Enthusiast, Spoken Word Artiste, Creative Writer

What would you like to have accomplished by your 30th birthday? Would you want to have traveled through countries of the world? Sky dived? Bought your first car or two? How about write a book? This month, we feature a 28-year-old young lady who has turned her talent in arts and writing into what many …

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Racheal Inegbedion: YALI Fellow, Digital Marketer, Procurement Specialist

Racheal Inegbedion, a resident of Lagos, Nigeria, has a flair for bringing solutions to social and human problems. She bagged a second class upper grade in foreign languages from Ambrose Alli University and decided to go into Tech as an avenue to pursue her original passion for bringing solutions. She co-founded ARPG to create solutions …

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Raliat Ajani: Optimist, Fashion Designer, Entrepreneur

Meet Raliat Ajani, our Strong Enough Girl (SEG) for the Month of February. Everything fashion, style and grace depicts who Raliat is; a 30-year-old entrepreneur who creates stylish attire for women and girls that are fashion savvy as well. Having discovered her love for fashion, she enrolled at Finnicky Fashion House and later continued at …

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Oladoyin Oladapo: Writer, Author, Entrepreneur

Happy New Year SEGEI Fam! We are excited to kick off 2017 by highlighting a remarkably talented young woman who is helping girls and women celebrate and embrace diversity and girl power, globally. Our #StrongEnoughGirl of the Month is Oladoyin Oladapo, a 24-year old Nigerian-American writer who moved from Nigeria to the United States as …

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Susan Ofeimun: STEM Facilitator, Teacher, Sustainable Development Champion

Women are doing great things, globally! This week, we are very pleased to introduce you to a dynamic young Nigerian woman who is empowering and equipping girls with the knowledge and skills they need to pursue careers in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. Meet Susan Ofeimun, a 22-year old graduate of Chemical …

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Varsha Thebo: Humanitarian, Girls’ Education Advocate, Student

What did you do this Summer?! This will be the question everyone asks once you get back to school and/or work in August. What would your response be? Summer, for many people, is a time for a break; to relax, spend time with loved ones, and/or travel to exotic and/or new locations on vacation. However, …

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Olaoluwa Abagun: Social Entrepreneur, Unapologetic Feminist, Young Leader

Sexual/domestic violence, illiteracy, teenage pregnancy. What do these words have in common? They are all issues that disproportionately affect the state and quality of girls’ lives globally. What would it take to help girls live out their full potential in good health? Answer: strong and determined leadership and commitment to advancing girls’ rights and dignity. …

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Jaleesa Trapp: Educator, Innovator, Girls in STEM Advocate

What does it mean to live your life unapologetically? This week, we introduce you to a young lady who is unapologetically #StrongEnough. Meet Jaleesa Trapp, a 28-year old mold-breaker. She is a Computer Science Teacher, Coordinator at the Tacoma Clubhouse, and a Graduate Student in the Human Centered Design and Engineering program at the University …

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Margaret Bolaji: Girls’ Rights Advocate, Youth Leader, Mentor

“I raise up my voice—not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard…we cannot succeed when half of us are held back.” – Malala Yousafzai This week, on June 16, the world celebrated the Day of the African Child with the theme: Conflict and Crisis in Africa: Protecting all …

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