FOLORUNSHO ALAKIJA – SHAPED BY HER ROOTS

 

What can we say about Mrs. Folorunsho Alakija? Not only is she a pioneer and pace setter, she means business. In 2012, she officially surpassed Oprah Winfrey as the richest woman in the world, becoming the the first black female billionaire from an African country. Her interests in fashion, oil and printing services??have done her well. A philanthropist,?Alakija formed?a foundation called the Rose of Sharon Foundation, which helps widows and orphans by empowering them through scholarships and business grants. Find out more about her in her interview with CNN.?