Les Femmes LAB

Harnessing the Power of the World's 50%

Les Femmes Lab develops capsules of immersive learning experiences aimed at exploring and deploying systemic solutions to pressing development challenges faced by African women through:

 

Storytelling

&

Dialogue

Applied

Research &

Thought 

Leadership

Experiential

Products

Impact Programs

OUR CAPSULES
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ABOUT THE FOUNDER

Nma Chinaza Agada is the founder of Les Femmes Lab. She is an international development practitioner who is passionate about the intersections between private-sector-led development and gender equality. Her work focuses on developing market-based, systemic solutions to socio-economic issues in emerging and frontier markets.

Nma possesses a wealth of applied research and advisory experience having worked for Duithape Indonesia, KPMG Nigeria, and Translantic Development Ltd, amongst other reputable organizations. Her areas of expertise in these roles spanned across growth & investment strategy, internal audit, regulatory compliance, corporate governance, and environmental, social, and governance (ESG).

 

Nma is also an avid learner and creative; a poet and creative essayist who is passionate about the power of storytelling, dimensioning our narratives, and distilling knowledge to create immersive learning experiences for women and young leaders.

 

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NEWS & RESOURCES: JULY 2020 HIGHLIGHTS

Recommended Books for the Month

Beneath the Tamarind Tree

by Isha Sesay

In this page-turner, Isha leads us by hand through the heartwrenching experiences of the Chibok girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram in Nigeria.

Risk and Return

by Yomi Jemibewon

This is one of the most honest and emotionally stimulating books you'll ever read on business, "Africanness" and the courage to pursue your vision in the face of gross uncertainty.

Becoming 

by Michelle Obama

One of the most brilliant leaders of our time, Michelle, takes us on a wild ride through years mundane and unbelievably remarkable events that birthed a phenomenal journey regardless of seeming limitations.

Furiously Happy

by Jenny Lawson

Despite mental health being earmarked as a source of hopelessness for many, Jenny takes us through a refreshingly honest and "hilarious" trip through her mental health struggles, and hope.

Five Africa-centric Women-led Small Enterprises Launched in 2020

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RARI

Rari is for the African poet who desires a community that fosters growth through carefully curated workshops and a platform to showcase beautiful poetry. •

Rari's
goal is to build your confidence as a writer by magnifying what makes you unique and providing constructive feedback that will make each new poem stronger than the last. 

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