Nigeria

PEACE AYO ADEGBOLA: GIRLS’ CHAMPION, ADVOCATE, AND VOLUNTEER

Wow! We are in November, the 11th month of the year! And it’s #Thanksgiving season! Yippee!!! What are you thankful for? This month, we are pleased to feature an amazing 16-year-old girl who makes us thankful for courageous teenagers. Peace Ayo Adegbola, a resident of Abuja in Nigeria, is a girls’ education advocate and volunteer …

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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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Blessing Timidi Digha: Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights Advocate, Mother, Feminist

When we say a woman is #StrongEnough, look no further than 30 year old Blessing Timidi Digha, our #SEGoftheMonth for November! Blessing is a passionate and no-holds-barred advocate for the health and wellbeing of girls and women. A resident of Akure in Ondo State, Nigeria, she is the Founder of African Girl Child Development and …

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Chichi Ogbonnaya: Social Worker, Girl-Child Advocate, Entrepreneur

Who run the world?!? GIRLS! GIRLS!! GIRLS!!! STRONG ENOUGH GIRLS!!! Our #SEGoftheMonth for October is an energetic and assiduous budding Social Worker, Girl-Child Advocate and Entrepreneur, with a mission to inspire teenagers and young adults to live a Chaste, Focused and Purposeful life. Her name is Chichi Ogbonnaya. She is 29 years old and a …

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Community Outreach to Internally-Displaced Persons Camp

On the 16th of May 2017, SEGEI in partnership with WAAW (Working to Advance African Women in STEM) and ATV Foundations carried out an outreach program at the internally displaced persons (IDP) camp Durumi, Abuja, Nigeria serving persons from three states in the Northeastern part of Nigeria where terrorist insurgency is at its peak. The …

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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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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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Adetuke Morgan: Saxophonist, Lifestyle Blogger, Food Photographer

Talent, for some people is derived naturally. For others, talent evolves from an acquired skill. This week, we introduce you to a dynamic young lady who has found her talents in a musical instrument, fashion, and blogging. A 23-year-old resident of Lagos, Nigeria, Adetuke “Tuke” Morgan is a Saxophonist, Lifestyle Blogger, Food Photographer & Brand Executive …

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