The BBC has revealed its list of 100 inspirational and innovative women for 2017, and amongst the amazing women featured, Nigeria’s very own Tiwa Savage and Anne-Marie Imafidon make the list!
Also featuring on the list are 7 other Africans –Adelle Onyango (Kenya) Anita Nderu (Kenya) Chaima Lahsini (Morroco),Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (Liberia), Marieme Jamme (Senegal), Naomi Mwaura (Kenya) and Talent Jumo (Zimbabwe)
This year, the women on the list will be part of the 100 Women Challenge, tackling some of the biggest problems facing women around the world.
Coming together in four teams, the women will share their experiences and create innovative ways to tackle:
The glass ceiling – #TeamleadFemale illiteracy – #TeamreadStreet harassment – #TeamgoSexism in sport – #Teamplay