Women play a lot of vital roles in the society, they work purposefully to balance their career, homes and ministry and as such, needs some time out to unwind, refresh and connect with other women in business and Mogulettes Hangout is one of the platforms to achieve that. This was the statement made by the convener in the just concluded “Mogulettes Hangout”, a networking and learning platform where young entrepreneurs met with some of their mentors held on Sunday, 23rd April at Othello Lounge, Victoria Island. The quarterly event is an empowerment initiative of Mogulettes Africa, an online social community and lifestyle magazine that celebrates African women Moguls, support young women start-ups till they become influential and mentors the Girlchild. The entrepreneurial group was founded in 2016 by miss Pat Obilor, a Broadcaster and CEO of Sparkles Media group. The 2017 Mogulettes Hangout Lagos was attended by top women in the business and media world such as Mercy Makinde, the Ceo of IAspire Radio and founder of Amazing Amazons Initiative, in her words: ” An entitlement mentality cannot sustain you, it is your job to take responsibility for your life ” -Mercy Makinde.
The event also played host to Debbie Odutayo, Executive director, Royalroots Conglomerate, owners of R2TV Lagos and R2Fm Ibadan who shared the magic of how she wakes up at 4am everyday to prepare her family and chair a production meetings at 7am, Temitope Olagbegi, Ceo, Sixth sense interiors believes so much in purposeful and Godly lifestyle as reflected in these words: ” Focus and grow from where you are, when God keeps you in a place, it is for a purpose”
Mary Ikoku, founder Working Moms Africa and Ceo Access media also spoke extensively on the values of protecting one’s professionalism, integrity and name in the work sector, other poignant speakers present were Bukola Asafa, Ceo, Oba Couture, and Morenike Molehin, Ceo, Oak & Teak Ltd. The Mogulettes Hangout train moves to Ibadan on 28th May 2017, where young female entrepreneurs are waiting to be inspired and ignited for the pursuit of their entrepreneurial purpose.