Funke Bucknor-Obruthe

The 2016 AWP Network Power List

Be the Change. Be Inspired. Be You.  Recognizing (40) African women with powerful, inspiring and influential voices. At the AWP Network, we aim to encourage more African women with powerful voices who will continue to create programs and policies that support the development and growth of African women and girls. Introducing Africa\’s leading women (1) …

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The 2014 AWP Network Power List

Be the change. Be Inspired. Be you. Recognizing (40) African women with powerful, inspiring, and influential voices. Introducing Africa’s leading women! At the AWP Network, we aim to encourage more African women with powerful voices who will continue to create programs and policies that support the development and growth of African women and girls. 1. Arunma …

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8 Quotes from African Women Entrepreneurs at the CUNY Young African Leadership Symposium

Mary Olushoga, Founder of the AWP Network moderated the women\’s panel at the 2014 CUNY Young African Leadership Symposium, which took place at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. On the panel were entrepreneurs: Funke Bucknor-Obruthe – owner and creative director at Zapphaire Events, Karen Nungari-Waweru – special education specialist,  and Mobolaji Akiode – professional basketball player …

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Join the AWP Network at the ‎2014 Young African Leadership Symposium

A new generation of women and young people throughout Africa are emerging and developing innovative strategies to overcome daily problems at the local and national level. Unfortunately, their combined capacities have not been fully harnessed nor realized. Questions to think about:  Where are the pioneering efforts being made in education, training, and skills development for …

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