As Africa settles in for the dynamic shift in media, and the entertainment space, it is paramount that we continue to celebrate our own. The 60 media entrepreneurs, activists, leaders, and entertainers featured in our Annual Most Influential African Women in Media gives every African girl reason to hope. The theme: Celebrating the Impacts of African Women in Media not only amplifies the message that women are dominating, and setting the standards of modern media but also pushing pasts the barrier of gender bias.Some are defying the odds and building media businesses despite Covid-19; others are helping to fight the stigma women face in Africa, patriarchy and the marginalization of women in all areas of society, touching lives with their philanthropic projects, creating a niche for themselves, thriving in journalistic fields that have very few women, creating a community of women for women, writing books that shed lights on issues that affect women and telling African stories for young girls growing in environments that limit their social freedom.This year, they would be telling their stories themselves, with their interviews curated and written by one of their own, Cynthia Tasha Osajibenedict, a 27-year-old rising writer from Nigeria. Collectively, our 60 Most Influential African Women in Media are trailblazers, rising beyond obscurity, putting in the work behind the scenes, and making their marks with little noise. They are positive proof that ambition and originality can’t be quarantined.
Story: Ladies In Media Ghana.