Olufunmilola Aduke Iyanda known as Funmi Iyanda was born on 27 July 1971. She is an award-winning broadcaster, journalist, columnist and blogger. Funmi Iyanda produced and hosted Nigeria’s most popular and authoritative talk show New Dawn with Funmi, which aired on the national network for over eight years. Funmi is the CEO of Ignite Media, a content-driven media organization operating out of Lagos.
In 2011, she was honoured as a Young Global Leader (YGL) by the World Economic Forum and was recently named one of Forbes 20 Youngest Power Women in Africa. Speaking her mind has always become her life philosophy in her humanitarian work and her personal style.
She is our pick this week for the