Episode 14: Stand Out From The Crowd with Denrele Edun. Hosted by Valentina Halim

June 26, 2017

Denrele Edun is a Nigerian television host, whose work has been recognized with 16 awards and over 30 nominations in his career

He is known for his fashion style and eccentric personality. He started his television career as an actor at eleven when he played a presenter/producer on Kiddievision 101 on the NTA Network. He has previously worked with SoundCity  and moved on to become one of Channel O's VJs and recently became one of the hosts of lip sync battle Africa.


Episode 13: The Greatness of Humility with Dakore Akande, Award Winning Actress. Hosted by Valentina Halim

June 5, 2017

The beautiful Dakore Egbuson-Akande is an award winning Nigerian actress.  She’s known for her role in the Nollywood movies Fifty, Journey to Self and the new movie Isoken which is now showing in theatres in the UK.

She’s also one of the Ambassadors for Amnesty International, Action Aid Nigeria and Oxfam of America.


Connect with Dakore via:

Instagram: www.instagram.com/dakoreea 

Twitter: www.twitter.com/therealdakore  



Episode 12: Power of Visualization with Iyanya, Award Winning Music Artiste. Hosted by Valentina Halim

June 1, 2017

Iyanya is an award winning singer, songwriter, and performer. He rose to fame after winning the first season of Project Fame West Africa, and is best known for his hit single "Kukere". He released his debut studio album, My Story, in 2011 which had singles such as "No Time" and "Love Truly". 

His second album Desire, had hit singles such as "Kukere", "Ur Waist", "Flavour, "Sexy Mama", and "Jombolo". The 19-track album featured guest appearances from M.I, Wizkid, D'banj, Emma Nyra, Tiwa Savage, Flavour, May D, Tekno Miles, and Yung L.

In 2013, He won the Artist of the Year award at The Headies and Ghana Music Awards. He was also nominated for best international performance at the soul train music awards and in 2014 received 4 nominations at the world music awards which include world’s best song, video, male artist, live act and entertainer of the year. In October 2016, Iyanya announced on his Instagram that he signed a record deal with Mavin Records. 

Connect with Iyanya via:

Instagram: www.instagram.com/iyanya

Twitter: www.twitter.com/iyanya 



Episode 11: The Next Big Thing with Adwoa Hagan-Mensah, Founder of Eat Jollof London. Hosted by Valentina Halim

May 27, 2017

Adwoa Hagan-Mensah is one of the founders of the catering company Eat Jollof London and also The Ghana Supper Club based in Kent.

Eat Jollof London is a high end professional catering company, which was founded with the aim of pushing West African food forward and adding a little spice to the industry. The Ghana Supper Club is a more intimate affair. 12-15 lucky diners book to sit together to experience Ghanaian hospitality, 5 course Ghanaian inspired meal in the comfort of her home.

Adwoa has participated in numerous TV programmes including BBC's The Restaurant hosted by Raymond Blanc and Sarah Willingham (Dragons Den),  Market Kitchen with Tom Parker-Bowles and more recently the BBC cooking competition  The Box with James Martin where she was a winner.


Connect with Adwoa via;

Website: www.eatjollof.co.uk

Instagram: www.instagram.com/eatjolloflondon 


Episode 10: The Marriage of Creativity and Brilliance with Yemi Osunkoya, CEO of Kosibah. Hosted by Valentina Halim

May 22, 2017

Yemi Osunkoya is the award winning director and creative genius behind the brand Kosibah. 

Kosibah specialises in contemporary and elegant couture bridal and evening wear using luxurious fabrics and grand embellishments. His designs are simply divine.

Yemi is celebrating 25years in the wedding industry as he established the Kosibah brand in London in 1991. He named the company kosibah in honour of his mother.  The name Kosibah comes from the Republic of Benin and is the day name of a female child born on a Sunday.

His Celebrated clients include Louise Rose, the leading actress of Universal film Life & Lyrics, Alesha Harvey, Miss World Agbani Darego, Sheila Ferguson, and singer Stephanie Benson. Kosibah’s clientele is truly worldwide and is particularly represented in the UK, Nigeria and USA.

Connect with Yemi via;

Instagram: www.instagram.com/yemikosibah

Website: www.yemikosibah.com



Episode 9: Health is Wealth - The Mind & Body Connection with Gloria Halim, Holistic Health & Wellness Coach. Hosted by Valentina Halim

May 13, 2017

Gloria Halim is a Holistic Health & Wellness Coach and the author of “Healing Foods Healthy Foods”. She guides and supports people on the journey to relieving their stress, balancing hormones, improving their diet and working on their mind-set making them more relaxed. She trained and became qualified as a holistic health coach in New York, and is certified by the American Association for Drugless Practitioners. She is also a member of the International Association for Health Coaches and sits on the board of the charity TPOT (The Power Of Touch).


Connect with Gloria via:

Instagram: www.instagram.com/gloriahalim

website: www.gloriahalim.com




Episode 8: Dream to Reality with Tewa Onasanya - CEO / Editor of Exquisite Magazine. Hosted by Valentina Halim

May 2, 2017

Tewa Onasanya is a Pharmacology graduate from the University of Portsmouth, UK and the founder and editor of Exquisite magazine - a Fashion, Beauty and Lifestyle Magazine for today’s woman. She talks about her passion for female empowerment, her cancer foundation and why she made the switch to publishing. 

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Episode 7: The Effects of Social Entrepreneurship with Christian Purefoy. Hosted by Valentina Halim

April 17, 2017

Former CNN correspondent, Christian Purefoy is passionate about translating ideas into engaging video and digital platform content and has been fortunate to collaborate with some of the most talented teams and a diverse range of international organisations; with a particular interest in personal human-interest stories and impactful social commentary.


Episode 6: Take your business from surviving to thriving with Kavitha Chahel - CEO of Compassionism Ltd. Hosted by Valentina Halim

April 6, 2017

Kavitha Chahel is the founder and MD of a coaching and training business Compassionism ltd, focusing on developing compassionate leaders, to create effective teams and happy humans. She is an experienced business coach and company director. For nearly 20 years Kavitha has worked in business development, marketing, business leadership and strategy across the corporate, public and charitable sectors.

Kavitha is also a non-executive director of Asha projects, a charity that provides safe housing to women and children fleeing from domestic violence. She has worked with clients across EMEA, the Americas & APAC. Kavitha is a speaker and has been a guest lecturer at the university of Middlesex and London Metropolitan University.


Connect with Kavitha via;


Website: www.compassionism.com


Twitter: http://twitter.com/compassionism



Episode 5: Change your thinking, change your life - Ed JC Smith, CEO of Champion Academy. Hosted by Valentina Halim

March 28, 2017

Ed is an entrepreneur and an internationally renowned expert in the area of psychology and business. He is a multi business owner who is fiercely committed to helping others expand their capabilities and their ability to achieve success.

Learn from a true professional and an internationally renowned expert in the area of psychology performance & relationships. Ed has used cognitive psychology in a therapy, leadership and business context for over 16 years and has taught relationship skills in some of the most prestigious facilities in the United States and London where he ran a private relationship clinic in Wimpole Street London for over 8 years.

Ed talks all over the world about the application of practical psychology techniques and how it can be applied daily to break through your limitations the past, how you can create the relationship you deserve and how he personally has helped thousands of people secure and grow the relationship of their dreams with quick change processes so you can do the same too. 


Connect with Ed via;   

Facebook: www.facebook.com/edjcsmith

Website: www.championacademy.co.uk


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