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The sketchy numbers behind Brazil’s Zika crisis

The sketchy numbers behind Brazil’s Zika crisis

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — There are a lot of big numbers flying around as the world struggles to understand and hopefully control the spread of the Zika virus. The epicenter of this apparent crisis is northeastern Brazil, where there has been a reported surge in children born with abnormally small heads — a condition […]

The Ugly Reality of Being a Female Entrepreneur

Here are some of the challenges female entrepreneurs face in the startup world. “It’s so nice when a housewife has an idea.” That was the first eye-opening comment I heard when I was trying to raise funding for my company. It was also the first time I realized that being a woman entrepreneur would present […]

What Women Over 50 Shouldn’t Wear: Part II

What Women Over 50 Shouldn’t Wear: Part II

In revisiting this theme, it became glaringly obvious that I left some things off the “what not to wear” list. Bitterness — When you are bitter, then you get lip lines. You know those lines. The lines that makes your lipstick bleed up onto your face. When you are bitter, you make a face that […]

What Not to Wear After Age 50: The Final Say

Google ‘what not to wear after age 50’ and you will have your pick of thousands of articles telling you what looks terrible on your old ass body. I want to point out to the writer who wrote the ‘no-no’ article, you need to remember you are writing for over 50 women, not preschoolers. I […]

Olori Bisi Olateru–Olagbegi (1953-2015) – The end of era and the beginning of a legacy.

Olori Bisi Olateru–Olagbegi (1953-2015) – The end of era and the beginning of a legacy.

Our sister Olori Bisi Olateru – Olagbegi; Lawyer, activist, women’s rights campaigner, mother, mentor, friend, entrepreneur and Executive Director Women Consortium Nigeria (WOCON) has left us. I know that as we get on in years, we get to that point where it is either we are holding memorials for others or it is being held […]

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