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Top 5 Gen Z women in Nigeria dominating in different careers

Top 5 Gen Z women in Nigeria dominating in different careers

The popularity of the Generation Z generation in Nigeria has resulted in an upsurge of talent and creativity across various fields.

A lot of young women are making remarkable strides in their respective careers, in this era of digital transformation and social change,

These Gen Z women in Nigeria are making a significant impact in Nigeria and the world.

They are breaking barriers and challenging the status quo in various industries, including business, technology, entertainment, and fashion.

These women are an inspiration and they are showing the world that anything is possible.

Damilola Awofisayo

Damilola Awofisayo, 19 years old, Nigerian techpreneur and tech enthusiast, is making waves in the industry.

Awofisayo’s impressive journey showcases her talent and potential in the Nigerian tech scene.

She co-founded TecHacks, an organization that hosts virtual hackathons, workshops, and mentorship programs for female students, aiming to bridge the gender gap in computer science.

Born in America but with roots in Nigeria, Awofisayo’s passion for computer science grew during high school.

Today, as a Tech Policy Lab research assistant, she continues to drive TecHacks, inspiring students to pursue their computer science passions.

She is now the Co-Founder & COO of Skalara, which automates project management for tech teams and indie developers.

Damilola Awofisayo’s innovative initiatives and unwavering commitment are inspiring a new generation of tech-savvy Gen Z individuals, catalyzing change in the industry.

Ayra Starr

Ayra Starr, 21 years old, Nigerian singer-songwriter, Born in Cotonou, Benin, as Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe, Ayra Starr transitioned from fashion to music at 16.

She caught Don Jazzy’s attention through Instagram covers and released her original song, “Damage,” in December 2019, gained fame in 2020 by signing with Mavin Record.

Her debut EP, “Ayra Starr,” released in 2021, was a commercial success. She’s known for blending pop, R&B, and Afrobeat and is a prominent Gen Z artist in Nigeria.

She has broken many track records with millions of views on YouTube and across other streaming platforms.

Her collaborations with renowned artists have earned her widespread recognition, along with multiple accolades in the music industry of recent.

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Maryam Akpaokagi-Greene

Nigerian comedian popularly known as Taaooma, born Apaokagi Adedoyin Maryam, 24 years old, started her comedy journey in 2015, learning video editing from her then boyfriend, now husband.

Taaooma, is an actress,content creator, a singer and renowned for her hilarious skits on social media,with millions of followers on all platform

She humorously portrays the stereotypical Nigerian mother in her contents, resonating with many Nigerians and shedding light on social issues.

Her exceptional talents have consistently catapulted her into the spotlight, where she has garnered both acclaim and nominations. These nominations and recognitions speaks to her enduring influence in the industry.

As the years go by, her impressive work and unwavering commitment continue to position her as a notable figure, demonstrating her ability to excel and thrive.

The Gen Z influence she wields resonates strongly with her audience, making her a dynamic and relatable figure in her field.

Eniola Olanrewaju

Eniola Stella-Maris Olanrewaju, known as Korty EO, 25 years old, Nigerian fashion entrepreneur, model, YouTuber and a film-maker.

With a computer science degree from the University of Ibadan, she commenced her career by venturing into modeling.

Korty’s YouTube channel, boasts over thousands of subscribers and her segment clips on instagram “Korty TV news,” has been entertaining to her audience.

Her storytelling style is incredibly engaging and relatable, making her content enjoyable for viewers of all ages, especially within her generation.

In a significant milestone, Korty EO has worked with brands like Nike, Adidas, Burberry and Dior, attesting to her growing influence in the fashion industry.

To top it off, she was featured in Victoria’s Secret World Tour and recently recognized her for her exceptional contributions.

Korty EO represents a dynamic Gen Z influence, captivating audiences and breaking new ground in both fashion and content creation.

Priscilla Ojo

Priscilla Ajoke Ojo, 23 years old, has made a name for herself in the world of entertainment and business.

With a substantial millions of followers on Instagram , she is not just a lifestyle influencer but also a model and entrepreneur.

Priscilla Ojo has ventured into various entrepreneurial pursuits, including owning Priscy’s Closet, a fashion store, a collection of stylish bags under Priscy Luxe, and even made her mark in real estate through Priscy Homes.

She has collaborated with numerous brands, solidifying her status as an astute businesswoman.

Her Instagram presence not only highlights her impeccable fashion sense but also showcases her influence as a trendsetter and a role model for young people.

Priscilla Ajoke Ojo is a talented Gen Z influencer, captivating audiences with her style, business acumen, and dynamic presence in the industry.

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