Two Nigerian Women Selected By The World Economic Forum As Africa’s Breakthrough Female Innovators Of 2017


Two Nigerian women entrepreneurs have been selected by the World Economic Forum, for the positive role they are playing in creating opportunities and preparing the region for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

The women, Oluwayimika Angel Adelaja, the founder of Fresh Direct Nigeria and Temie Giwa-Tubosun, the founder of LifeBank have been invited to World Economic Forum on Africa 2017, in South Africa to contribute their ideas on boosting entrepreneurialism across Africa.

About Temie Giwa-Tubosun, The Founder of LifeBank

LifeBank is using the latest technology to deliver blood and other high value medical products to hospitals and health centres. Making sure that health workers get the life-saving inputs they need.

About Oluwayimika Angel Adelaja, The Founder of Fresh Direct Nigeria

Fresh Direct Nigeria is bringing farms to cities through shipping containers, which is helping urban populations gain access to high quality produce, reduce stress on land-use and reduce the need to import vegetables. The organic urban farms is said to use less water and land than conventional farming while producing a 15 times higher yield.


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