Lucy Quist is a trailblazer! Apart from being the outgoing CEO of Airtel Ghana, she leads in championing the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) agenda. She is a witty electrical engineer, a creator, a problem solver with a big dream, an Africa transformed through technology. She is also a mother and mentor to many. Our chat was full of eye-openers and encouraging tidbits. Continue reading
I usually flinch at the thought of entrepreneurship. My mind conjures images of my poor sales background, which I conclude is due to the lack of tact ingrained in science nerds. True to the engineer that I am, I begin to poke at the notion of being an entrepreneur. What would it involve? What product would I sell? How would I get the requisite skill to do it? The answers to these questions do not often yield positive answers. Continue reading
Knowing your power is what creates humility, not knowing your power is what creates insecurity – ego.
– Nayyirah Waheed –
Be bold and mighty forces will come to your aid.
(A friend of mine, always says this)
Before being a woman, I am first a human being. I have desires, I have dreams and I have a right to chase them. Being a woman is a beautiful bonus; my strength, my soft skin and my ability to nurture life is more of a super power and I find it beautiful. Femininity is not something to hide or try to blend in, in a “man’s world”. Continue reading