Can you believe Vlisco has been around for 170 years? In light of this milestone, the textile brand are not only paying tribute to the fabulous women of Africa but also unveiled eight (8) dynamic women from the continent to be the new faces of the brand as they turn 170
Ghanaian media entrepreneur Anita Erskine
Grammy award winner Angelique Kidjo
Nigerian designer Ejiro Amos Tafiri
Esther Aziable (a trader from Togo)
Nigerian entreprenuer Zainab Bako Oriola
Ivorian Trader Elisabeth N’cho
Patricia Nzolantima (an entrepreneur from DRC)
Celestina Obasi (trader from Nigeria)
In Ghana, the birthday celebrations was held yesterday
In other news Anita Erskine who is one of the faces of the brand seems to changing the world in her own way. Under the auspices of her Brand Woman Africa initiative, a young girl named Najaat Hussein would get to be the first female in her family to attend University. Exciting right?
Najaat would enjoy a fully paid tuition at Webster University (Ghana) so she can finally fulfil her dreams of becoming a broadcaster.
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