Former female head of top African TV channel Biola Alabi has a very impressive resume, find out why she is our woman crush for the week.
Biola Alabi was once the managing director of M-Net Africa .
She has been named a 2014 Yale World Fellow. She joins 15 other World Fellows selected this year from thousands of applicants across the world.
The Lagos-based 40-year-old is only the seventh Nigerian selected for the prestigious fellowship since the programme’s inception in 2002.
Alabi served as M-Net’s Africa Managing Director for five years until January 2014 when the continent’s leading television content providerappointed her Director of Special Projects.
At 2012 World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, last year Alabi was voted West African Businesswoman of the Year as well as being named one of 20 Young Power Women in Africa by Forbes magazine.
She also attended the 2014 World Economic forum at Davos.
Biola is married to husband Mako Alabi.