In Nigeria, there are indeed handful of women, essentially the ones in their youthful age number who are breaking boundaries and redefining what it means to be female entrepreneurs.
One interesting thing to note in the rise of these female entrepreneurs is the fact that now, more than at anytime in the past, there are more women operating what was hitherto assumed to be male -only professions.
In a country like Nigeria, where unemployment is on the rise, women entrepreneurs’ are intervening with their self-owned businesses while creating job opportunities for others despite the many challenges.
These women entrepreneurs’ are now the rising stars of Nigeria’s economy, In fashion and designing, event planning and management, tourism and hospitality, interior decoration, media and publicity, photography has seen the rise of a lot of female entrepreneurs.
Miss Ukpabia Lilian, a native of Imo state, is a 400level student at Tai Solarin University of Education from the Department of Counseling Psychology, she doubles as a story writer and a song writer.
She is very passionate about event planning and she is currently the (P. A) personal assistant to event by Bella (Event planner in Lagos State, Nigeria)
Lilian though a final-year Student, she is also the CEO of ‘lilyray Usherrettes’. This array of beautiful ladies provide beautiful and elegant hostesses for event of many kinds. Such as: weddings, birthday parties, seminar, book launch, burial ceremonies and lots more. She has provided several commendable services which are trusted to be good and exceptional. Some which includes the 80th birthday party by the Sobowale’s for their mother.
Despite the fact that she is still a student, she has found what she loves doing and as such ready to row with the tidal waves in doing her job well enough. This will thus not only empower her but also create a platform for others around her to be empowered.
She is a channel of blessing to bless others. Young Nigerian are admonished to learn from Lilian because you do not know how many people will rise when you take a bold step to do something great with your life.