BEING REGINA CLARKSON- UNLEASHING THE ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT

  It is said that great things come in small packages and that is exceptionally true for Regina Clarkson, a young entrepreneur and a ‘Jill of trades’ . She is the founder and owner of Clarkson Cupcakes, a cupcake business that took Sierra Leone by storm. They are on a hiatus, learning and strategising to…

August 12, 2019
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ANTOINETTE MOSERAY: LIVING THE LISSOM DREAM

Lissom dream is the name of the brand I created and it is a custom cut-and-sew clothing line for young girls ranging from babyhood to age ten. Growing up as a kid and reading fairy tales throughout my childhood, I used to dream of being a princess. I loved to dress up in princess outfits…

July 4, 2019
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NIEMATULAI’S GUIDELINES TO BECOMING A SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEUR

‘My mother always looked radiant and beautiful in the kitchen, wearing her ‘Lappa’ (a T-shirt and a head wrap). She reminded me of a ‘Shining Star’. She was always so stunning’. My fondest memory was the day I used my lunch money to buy twelve yards of fabric for her. She sewed for herself and…

May 24, 2019
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AYESHA KAIKAI: I’M 13 – WITH LUXURIOUS DREAMS

My name is Ayesha Alexis Kaikai.  I am 13 years old, born on June 23 2005 to Jemillatu Lewally-Stober and Abubakar Kaikai. I live in Freetown, Sierra Leone with my mother and sister. In my spare time I love to read, sketch, listen to music and dance or just relax. At  7,  I dreamt of…

May 23, 2019
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KUMBA OSMAN- KAMARA’S: DRAMATIC CAREER CHANGE THAT CHANGED HER LIFE

Kumba Blessing Osman-Kamara is the CEO and founder of FB Customized Weddings and Events. She plans, coordinates, and produces weddings, social occasions, non-profit as well as corporate events. Kumba holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Language and Sociology from Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone and a Wedding planning certificate from Penn Forster Career School, U.S.A.   Prior to her work in the events management…

May 6, 2019
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UNEARTHING THE ELEMENTS OF ‘THE CHEMISTS’

Passion, creativity, and resilience are the most crucial skills in business. If you’ve got those, you’re ready to embark on the journey.” -Jo Malone, Founder of Jo Malone Let’s get today started with some lights, sounds and fireworks from THE CHEMISTS! When Emeric Elliott, an MBA graduate (from Heriott Watt University in UK) returned  to Sierra…

April 30, 2019
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NINA’S COFFEE: UNWIND WITH SIERRA LEONE’S CUP OF EXCELLENCE

Amazingly some young Sierra Leoneans have stepped up to the clarion call of Mama Sierra Leone in terms of investing into the future. The riches of emerging economies go past minerals and oils, rather it is the ability of humans to look into ways of utilizing their minds vs. natural resources. A great way of…

April 18, 2019
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ZAINAB KARGBO: GLAMOURISING FURNITURE MAKING IN SIERRA LEONE

Zainab Kargbo  graduated from the Institute of Public Administration and Management (IPAM)- Sierra Leone; with a degree in  business administration and an intent to hammer her way into the future by designing and making state of the art furniture. This story is unusual for a country that  glorifies white- collared jobs with very low interests…

March 28, 2019
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LAMBO FRAGRANCES: YOUR LUXURY FASHION BRAND 2019

Africa is the future, this is an affirmation that is truly manifesting. Many entrepreneurs are thinking outside of the box into creating solutions for the worldwide market. The competition is tense but the fruits leave us increasingly excited! We caught up with a brand who is intent on optimizing luxury and style. Take a deep…

March 16, 2019
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AJARA MARIE’S SECRETS TO BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE BRAND

Ajara Marie is marketing executive and a rising business mogul with an in depth experience in Community & Youth Development, Events Management & PR, Communications and Marketing, Training and Capacity building, Clinical Services and Partnership development in Sierra Leone and abroad. She has successfully created her own brand and managed for the past nine (9)…

March 8, 2019
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