Who is the business space for in the true sense? Traditionally thinking has come to bequeath this space to men and, somehow, denies women the opportunity to express that God-given talent and gifts in fulfilling the God-given mandate of Dominion. So often, when the subject of entrepreneurship is mentioned, what comes to our minds are men carrying out business functions.
There is an exception to this thinking. In the recent past, we have seen women rising to that occasion, and they are referred to as Femaleprenuers.
Fempreneurs are women who have taken to entrepreneurship, and the needed support diligently carries out the function to their fullest potential.
At the Word Café Podcast, we have noticed and celebrated such women, and one that has come to make a strong impression on us is Audrey Joe-Ezigbo.
She is one of the Judges in Season 2 of #LionsDenNigeria. An entrepreneur who has distinguished herself in the business landscape in Nigeria and Africa at large. She has built a thriving business alongside her husband within the oil and gas space.
Audrey Joe-Ezigbo is an Award-Winning, Transformational Business Leader and Gas Executive, Mentor, author, and a double impact coach.
She is the Deputy Managing Director of Falcon Corporation Limited, a company that she co-founded with her husband in 1994.
In over 27 years of existence, Falcon has grown into the LDC of choice in Nigeria’s domestic Gas Sector. The Falcon brand has become an award-winning, wholly indigenous mid-and downstream Energy, Natural Gas Distribution, and LPG Trading company in Africa, enabling the deployment of Natural Gas and LPG as drivers of economic growth and industrialization.
Her entrepreneurial and industry expertise has led her to receive many prestigious awards, recognitions, and appointments, such as:
It is an honour to have her feature on the Word Café Podcast to share her story and humble beginnings. Her story is nothing but an inspiration.Support the show