Mercedes Alfa

Being your own boss as a freelancer

Welcome to the freelance life. First off, I’ve noticed a Nigerian trend where too many young people are obsessed with the title of CEO on their name cards, and less committed to undertaking the hard work that comes with working for oneself. In... Read More...
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7 other viable fashion career paths

We've seen how fashion can be an empowering tool for women. There are several layers to explore with a fashion career. It’s a lot more than just having good style, and it poses several opportunities for one to exploit. You could have a strong love... Read More...
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Escaping the comfort zone

The comfort zone is a terrible thing. I've probably made this statement and tweeted it at least 20 times in the past month. This article is as much for myself as it is for many of you out there. The comfort zone is this wonderful place where you c... Read More...
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Squad goals for the Motherland Mogul

So, it’s 2016 and us Motherland Moguls are too busy planning world domination to be bothered with perpetuating silly stereotypes of women tearing each other down. According to the Urban Dictionary, one can define squad goals as, "an inspirational te... Read More...
Mercedes Alfa

Mercedes Alfa

Mercedes Alfa is a freelance writer and budding entrepreneur. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and master’s in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice. She has worked previously across varying industries including fashion and entertainment. Her other passions include all things women, social development, security and justice. Mercedes is currently learning about digital marketing.