Genevieve Nnaji Makes Arise Magazine's World's 100 Dynamic Women List

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Click for Full Image Size Africa’s global style and culture magazine, Arise, has named Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji as one of the top 100 Dynamic Women alongside Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, Deola Sagoe and others.

The magazine listed in its current edition, 100 dynamic women chosen from all over the world who have influenced the society in their chosen profession. With the increased calls for gender equality, women are gradually becoming a force to reckon with in every facet of life.

The female, which used to be referred to as the weaker sex, is shedding off herself from that and going with the slogan 'what a man can do, a woman can do better'.

ARISE Magazine is a publication produced in the UK but sold in Barnes & Noble in the USA and news agents worldwide.

Here is the full list;

Business and Law

Ayo Obe, Vice Chair, National Crisis Group, Nigeria
Bridgette Radebe, President, South African Mining Development Association, SA
Cherie Blair, lawyer, UK
Dambisa Moyo, economist, Zambia/US
Dr Eleni Gabre-Madhin, founder, Ethiopia Commodity Exchange, Ethiopia
Eva Muraya, co-founder and CEO, Color
Creations Group, Kenya
Fatou Bensouda, Chief Prosecutor,International Criminal Court, The Gambia
Genevieve Sangudi, Managing Director, Carlyle Group Africa, Tanzania
Hajia Bola Shagaya, founder and CEO, Bolmus Group International, Nigeria Irene Charnley, CEO, Smile Telecoms, SA
Isabel dos Santos, investor and businesswoman, Angola
Jonitha Gugu Msibi, Senior Partner, Ernst & Young, SA
Maria Ramos, CEO, Absa Group, Portugal/SA
Minoush Abdel-Meguid, co-founder, Union Capital, Egypt
Monhla Hlahla, Chair, IDC, SA
Ngozi Edozien, Director, Actis West Africa, Nigeria
Nombulelo ‘Pinky’ Moholi, CEO, Telkom SA LTD, SA
Nonkululeko Nyembezi-Heita, CEO, Arcelormittal South Africa, SA
Phuti Malabie, CEO, Shanduka Group, SA
Rosalind Kainyah, Vice President, External Affairs & CSR, Tullow Oil, Ghana/UK
Stella Kilonzo, Chief Executive, Capital Markets Authority, Kenya
Susan ‘Santie’ Botha, Chancellor of the Nelson Mandela University, SA
Teresa Heinz Kerry, businesswoman and philanthropist, US
Thuli Madonsela, public protector, SA
Tsega Gebreyes, Managing Partner, Satya Capital, Ethiopia/UK
Wendy Ackerman, retail tycoon, SA
Wendy Luhabe, social entrepreneur, SA

Culture + Media + Sport

Ahdaf Soueif, writer and activist, Egypt/UK
Angélique Kidjo, singer and campaigner, Benin
Angelina Jolie, actress, US
Buika, singer, Spain/Equatorial Guinea
Charlayne Hunter-Gault, journalist, US
Charlize Theron, actress, SA/US
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author, Nigeria/US
Genevieve Nnaji, actress, Nigeria
Dr Johnnetta B Cole, Director of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African Art, US
Kanya King, founder, Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards, UK
Kerryn Greenberg, Curator (International Art), Tate Modern, SA/UK
Lira, musician, SA
Mariam Doumbia, vocalist, Mali
Oprah, media mogul, US
Oumou Sangaré, musician, Mali
Rungano Nyoni, filmmaker, Zambia/UK
Serkalem Fasil, journalist, US/Ethiopia
Sophie Okonedo, actress, UK
Thandie Newton, actress, UK/Zimbabwe
Thelma Golden, Director and Chief Curator, Studio Museum in Harlem, US
Tirunesh Dibaba, runner, Ethiopia
Wanuri Kahiu, film director, Kenya
Yvonne Chaka Chaka, singer, SA
Fashion Alek Wek, model and campaigner, South Sudan
Ann McCreath, KikoRomeo designer, founder of FAFA and Fashion for Peace, Kenya
Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu, founder, soleRebels, Ethiopia
Candice Swanepoel, model, SA
Deola Sagoe, fashion designer, Nigeria
Folake Folarin-Coker, fashion designer,
Tiffany Amber, Nigeria
Franca Sozzani, Editor-in-chief, Vogue Italia, Italy
Hanaa Ben Abdesslem, model, Tunisia
Iman, model, campaigner and entrepreneur, Somalia/US
Laurence Chauvin Buthaud, designer and founder, LaurenceAirline, France/Côte d’Ivoire
Lisa Folawiyo, founder and Creative Director, Jewel by Lisa, Nigeria. Liya Kebede, model, Ethiopia
Liya Kebede, model, Ethiopia
Nadiyah Spencer, Director of Sourcing and Production, SUNO, US/Kenya
Oluchi Orlandi, model, Nigeria
Sharon Wauchob, Creative Director, Edun, Ireland
Vivienne Westwood, designer, UK

Politics + Activism

Hon Aicha Bah Diallo, Chair of the Forum for African Women Educationalists, Kenya
Dr Asha-Rose Migiro, former UN Deputy Secretary-General, Tanzania
Awa Marie Coll-Seck, Minister of Health, Senegal
Ayaan Hirsi Ali, activist and writer, Somalia/Netherlands/US
Cissé Mariam Kaïdama Sidibé, former Prime Minister, Mali
Diezani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources, Nigeria
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President, Liberia
Elsie Kanza, Director, World Economic Forum, Tanzania
Graça Machel, advocate for human rights, Mozambique
Ida Odinga, Founder, Ida Odinga Trust, women’s health campaigner, Kenya
Joyce Banda, President, Malawi
Joy Phumaphi, Vice President, Human Development Network, World Bank, Botswana
Leigh Blake, founder, ACT V, UK
Leymah Gbowee, peace activist, Liberia
Melinda Gates, philanthropist, US
Mphatheleni Makaulule, founder, Mupo Foundation, SA
Dr Mphu Ramatlapeng, former Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Lesotho
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Minister of Finance, Nigeria
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chair, African Union, SA
Odile Sankara, activist and comedian, Burkina Faso
Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga, speaker, Ugandan Parliament, Uganda
Sarah Brown, campaigner, UK
Waris Dirie, model, author, campaigner, Somalia
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, politician, SA
Baroness Valerie Amos, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs & Emergency Relief Coordinator, UK
Zainab Hawa Bangura, UN Special
Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Sierra Leone

Science + technology

Dorothy K Gordon, Director General, Advanced Information Technology Institute, Ghana
Juliet Ehimuan, Google Nigeria Country Manager, Nigeria
Isis Nyong’o, Vice President and Managing Director for Africa, InMobi, Kenya/US
Maggie Aderin-Pocock, space scientist and BBC presenter, Nigeria/UK
Dr Natasha Sauven, paediatrician, Sierra Leone/UK
Ory Okolloh, Google Policy Manager for Africa, Kenya
Tebello Nyokong, scientist, Lesotho
Thyla van der Merwe, Association of South African Women in Science and Engineering, SA

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