Focused on Innovation, Culture and Business
Digital media company She Leads Africa has announced the launch of the SLAY Festival, an outdoor celebration of innovation, culture and technology with African women at the center. Set for January 21, 2017 from 11am – 8pm at the Railway Corporation in Ebute-Metta, Lagos, the festival will feature inspirational speakers, virtual reality lab and exhibition, consultants corner for free business advice, a marketplace with women entrepreneurs, and much more.
Some of the speakers that will be sharing their insights at SLAY Festival include:
- Fela Durotoye, CEO of Gemstone Group
- Tara Durotoye, Founder of CEO of House of Tara
- Mary Remmy Njoku, Film Producer and CEO of ROK Studios
- Bukky Karibi-Whyte, Founder of Invicta Africa and The Bobby Taylor Company
- Kemi Adetiba, Film and Music Video Director
- Bolanle Olukanni, TV Host and Producer of On the Carpet with Bolinto
- Audu Maikori, CEO of Chocolate City Entertainment
- Kabir Shagaya, CEO of Zippy Logistics
- Zainab Balogun, Actress, Model and TV Presenter
- Arese Ugwu, Founder of Smart Money Africa
SLAY Festival will have fun activities all day long including:
- Maggi Jollof Rice Bar
- SME Consultant Corner
- Art Exhibition curated by ALARA
- My Extensionz NG Pop Up Salon
- Virtual Reality Creation Lab hosted by Imisi 3D
- Beauty Rev NG Makeup Is My Bae Challenge
- TRACE Naija Lyrically Correct Music Game Show
- Complimentary manicures
Tickets are only N3,000 if purchased in advance and are available at SheLeadsAfrica.org/SLAYFestival.
Media partners for SLAY Festival are Kamdora, TRACE Naija, Bella Naija and Guardian. Event partners are Maggi Nigeria and Zippy Logistics.
For a chance to win a ticket to what promises to be an amazing experience, see the image below. Who knows, we just might choose you!
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She Leads Africa is a community that helps young women achieve their professional dreams. SLA has been featured in the Financial Times, BBC, CNN, Forbes, CNBC Africa, Fast Company, Black Enterprise and Huffington Post.
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