Thursday, March 7, 2013

Uche Pedro of Bellanaija - Motivational Woman #7

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Uche Pedro is the founder of BellaNaija.com, a leading website for entertainment, lifestyle and fashion in Africa and CEO/MD of Bainstone Limited, a new media company. At 25, she was rated #22 of the Top 100 people, places, events and things that shaped 2008 by PUNCH.

Uche was a 2010 Future Awards nominee for “Best Use of Technology”. She was also given Outstanding Contribution to Fashion Communication Award at the 2010 Africa Fashion Week held by Africa Fashion International (AFI) in Johannesburg, South Africa.

She was featured on Oprah Winfrey show, Beauty Around the World, in February 2010 and was interviewed by Isha Sesay for CNN i-list in September, 2010.


In January 2011, Uche Eze emerged a finalist of Future Awards’ “Young Person of the Year”. Her company, BainStone, was chosen as one of 50 high potential Nigerian SMEs and awarded a British Airways Opportunity Grant.





Uche is now married to Bode Pedro [see pictures] and you can find out more about her, here and here.







5 comments:

  1. I love what you are doing with this motivational people. It encourages sensible people to think of areas and ways they can make a difference.

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    1. I agree.. It's really getting me thinking... And acting!

      Thanks Myne.. You should be on the list tooo! xx

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  2. Wow nice achievements for a woman. Shows that woman can do alot in nigeria. I have heard her talk and I was so excited I loved it. www.secretlilies.blogspot.com

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  3. Wow! Mehnnn I love this woman, she has come a long way! More power to your elbow, Uche.
    P.S. Keep up the good work, Myne. It's always nice to see women celebrating each other.

    Happy Women's day, darling!

    xxx

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  4. I think what I love most about the motivational woman series is that they all seem to be doing great things in DIFFERENT areas. Not your cliched career path and showing women that success for women is not strictly confined to 2-5 career paths

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