She started blogging when she was 17 years old with no background in journalism or writing experience.
Today, she has over 3 million followers on Facebook where she posts almost daily.
She has been able to launch her own beauty line as well as a clothing line via print on demand.
She was also named one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in 2014 and awarded an honorary doctorate from Babcock University.
Linda Ikeji continues to work hard to provide her readers with the latest posts and information on entertainment news.
Her blog began when she had just finished school with no further ideas about what career path to take until she discovered blogging.
Leading financial institution, ECOBANK Nigeria is teaming up with Africa’s foremost media entrepreneur and blogger, Linda Ikeji to host the latest edition of her popular empowerment programme, ‘Selfmade Woman Conference’.
“Selfmade Woman Conference” which is in the second edition will hold on June 19th, in Lagos, Nigeria.
Linda Ikeji has over the years used her voice and platform to encourage young Nigerian women to be financially independent and Linda Ikeji resourceful while providing funding and support for them to kick start their businesses.
Since 2015, Linda Ikeji has given millions of her money to empower female entrepreneurs, with quite a few of them going on to have successful small scale businesses
Speaking about the 2021 edition, Linda Ikeji said she took time off the conference so as to plan better. ‘I am very passionate about women and very inspired by successful women. I want more women to believe in themselves, fight for their dreams, be financially independent, believe that there’s nothing they can’t accomplish. The conference is to mentor and inspire women with dreams and aspirations.”
So, those of us who have broken through the myth have the duty to take as many other women as possible with us. We need more women to succeed. We need more women to head conglomerates. We need more women making impact.”
Linda appreciates ECOBANK for coming on board the project. ‘Having ECOBANK on board the project is so heartwarming.