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 makes the list!
BBC also revealed that the women on the list would be part of the 100 Women Challenge, tackling some of the biggest problems facing women around the world adding that the women would come together in four teams to share their experiences and create innovative ways to tackle:
The glass ceiling – #Teamlead
Female illiteracy – #Teamread
Street harassment – #Teamgo
Sexism in sport – #Teamplay
The list at the moment only has 60 names on it but as time progresses more women who have taken up the challenge in some way will be added to the list.
Also on the list, 7 other African women were selected and they include– Adelle Onyango (Kenya) Anita Nderu (Kenya) Chaima Lahsini (Morroco), Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (Liberia), Marieme Jamme (Senegal), Naomi Mwaura (Kenya) and Talent Jumo (Zimbabwe)