Bahia Shehab

Transcribed interview by Visual Collaborative A conversation with Ade Olufeko Originally published in Polaris March 2019 Photo by Ryan Lash Bahia Shehab is a Lebanese-Egyptian artist, designer, and art historian. She is an associate professor of design and founder of the graphic design program at The American University in Cairo. She has developed a design curriculum … Continue reading Bahia Shehab

Yomi Jemibewon

Interview by Chief Editor August 2020 Photo courtesy CardinalStone Yomi Jemibewon is one of the founders of CardinalStone Partners Limited, a Lagos-based West Africa-focused asset management firm that currently manages over $250 million across various asset classes. As a spotlight feature in our Grand Masters interview series, Yomi speaks with us about his work, enterprise … Continue reading Yomi Jemibewon

Hanna Ayenew

Interview by Visual Collaborative July 2020 Photo courtesy Hanna Ayenew Hanna Ayenew, based in New York City, is a Project Manager who manages and provides solutions to complex technology projects. As a profile featured in our Amplified interview series, Hanna talks about her work, Ethiopian heritage, and transition from the Midwest to the Five Boroughs. … Continue reading Hanna Ayenew

Gulnara Khalilova

Photo courtesy Gulnara Khalilova Fashion Interview by Chief Editor July 2020 Gulnara Khalilova is an accomplished and internationally recognized fashion designer who presently serves as the head of Gulnara Khalilova Fashion House and the Azerbaijan National Clothing Center. As a multidisciplinary, she is also a theater and film artist and has a Doctor of Philosophy in … Continue reading Gulnara Khalilova

Busola Majekodunmi

Interview by Chief Editor July 2020 Busola, courtesy Steering for Greatness Foundation Oluwabusola Majekodunmi or simply Busola is an enabler who is passionate about deploying innovation and design thinking as problem-solving tools to harness the potential of individuals and companies on the African continent. She founded Steering for Greatness Foundation, a youth-led NGO to provide … Continue reading Busola Majekodunmi

Dana Regev

Interview by Visual Collaborative July 2020 Photo courtesy Dana Regev Dana Regev is an entrepreneur with an extensive business experience who develops innovative approaches such as the Rebirthing technique to treating the wellbeing of many individuals. She has also worked in the tourism industry, establishing a real estate portfolio in Israel, the US, and Poland. … Continue reading Dana Regev

Mary Ann Nikel

Interview by Visual Collaborative June 2020 Mary Ann Nikel, photo courtesy The Artisan & Company Mary Ann Nikel is the owner of a sustainable lifestyle brand, The Artisan & Company, based in Bali, Indonesia. As a feature in our Amplified series, Mary Ann talks about her career, family, and evolution through partnerships in her industry. … Continue reading Mary Ann Nikel

Adenike Olanrewaju

Interview by Visual Collaborative July 2020 Adenike Olanrewaju courtesy AYO Adenike Olanrewaju is a New York-based writer, editor, and founder of AYO, an international media platform that has featured content from African diasporic women from over 20 countries. As a media entrepreneur, she advocates for stories centered around the lives, experiences, and perspectives of Black … Continue reading Adenike Olanrewaju

Carolyn Woodruff

Interview by Chief Executive July 2020 Photo courtesy Woodruff Family Law Group Carolyn Woodruff, based in North Carolina, is an American lawyer, businesswoman, domestic violence activist, and philanthropist. She is also an author, a World Dance star, and a multi-engine airplane pilot. In 1989, Woodruff was the youngest in the first group of lawyers in … Continue reading Carolyn Woodruff

Chief Justice Cheri Beasley

Transcribed interview by Visual Collaborative A conversation with Ade Olufeko July 2020 Illustration by Visual Collaborative Cheri Beasley currently serves as the Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court in the United States. She has served in numerous positions to include the North Carolina Court of Appeals and as a District Court Judge. As … Continue reading Chief Justice Cheri Beasley