Monday, September 29, 2014

Juliet Ibrahim Speaks on Being a Business Woman, Acting, And Her Divorce

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Actress, entrepreneur and philanthropist, Juliet Ibrahim has, for the first time, opened up on her divorce from her husband and lessons learnt during a chat with the Ladybrille Woman Podcast show.

The twenty eight year old shares the steps she took to launch her salon, modeling agency, retail store, and her production house. She also discusses her music, her work with her kidney foundation and how she launched the foundation.

Finally, Juliet provides tips for fellow African women in business. Listen below...

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Juliet on her Divorce

"My personal failure will be my marriage because I am divorced now... I got marriage at age 24. We were happy, young people in love but we really didn't get a chance to really know ourselves. . . somewhere along the line, family members kept coming in saying "oh no, she's an actress..." I will be there and people will be saying all kinds of stuff and sending him messages saying I am in another man's car even though I was right there with him..."

Interview about her divorce begins at the 48:00 mark.

Quick Preview of the Podcast

Juliet shares her past on experiencing three wars.
Her father as a role model entrepreneur.
Becoming a model .
Becoming an actress.
Finding her calling/cause and her work with Kidney cancer.
Her dream to set up dialysis center across Africa.
Obesity, smoking, diabetes increasing the chances of Kidney cancer.
Things she learned from watching her father operate his businesses.
How unwanted sexual advances and harassment motivated her to launch her business.
What it takes to launch a salon, modeling agency, foundation, retail store.
Management issues.
Work as a brand ambassador.
Her divorce and its impact on her life. (48:00 mark)
Tips for African Women Entrepreneurs (57:30 mark)

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