Sekinat Sanni on Creating a Platform of Empowerment

Sekinat Sanni is an entrepreneur who started her journey to entrepreneurship through her blog. Her blog at SekinaSanni is a channel that is aimed at empowering, influencing and coaching women and men. Her site is geared towards embracing personal development and self-growth globally. In addition to personal development, she’s also interested in the field of […]

To the Nigerian Woman

To the Nigerian Woman, In spite of what our society and culture emphasizes, let’s remember, we are not solely defined by marital status. Marriage is a great bond and commitment made for lifelong companionship, not the ultimate conquest. For the mothers, regardless of what you hear, believe that having the girl first or only girls […]

What Feminism Means to Me

It was in university that I started to think about the importance of women issues. It was an elective in Women and Literary Studies that led me to add Women Studies as a minor concentration. Then, I would become part of a team on our campus that revived the women center. We held workshops on […]

DARK SKIN IS BEAUTIFUL

I notice that on my way to work, there’s quite a large advertisement for a Nivea product that will give your skin a lighter, fairer color. I’ve noticed that bleaching products, lightening creams are often taken as a norm. This can surprise and confuse me because in a country such as Nigeria, the majority is […]

Redefining Success: Denise Miller

I conducted an interview with Denise Miller, the Director of the New Professionals Program at Queens College. In this short narrative, she provides information on her experiences building her career.