Folorunsho Alakija is an inspiration to us all! #GOALS
A few years ago Folorunsho Alakija of Nigeria made headlines when she surpassed media mogul Oprah Winfrey as the richest black woman in the world. This amazing woman worked her way up from being a bank secretary to the executive vice chairman of one of Nigeria’s biggest oil and gas companies Famfa Limited and managing director of the Rose of Sharon Group. This business woman has had great successes in the oil, print and fashion industries through her very hard work and dedication. According to Forbes Mrs. Alakija is worth 2.6 billion dollars.
Along with her extreme wealth she is also a great philanthropist who created the Rose of Sharon foundation. The foundation eases the burdens of existence for widows and orphans. Alakija’s road to success is a very interesting story and we can all learn a thing or two from her business savvy. Here are some great clips of Alakija explaining her story from the beginning to the success she is now. Make sure you take some notes!
Proof that if your mind can conceive it you can achieve it!! Now thats a #GIRLBOSS