Anike is the founder of Mamalette, a social enterprise that improves health outcomes for pregnant women and young mothers in Africa.
Anike Lawal has been awarded the first Adara Scholarship for the MBA programme at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.
The Scholarship was announced at the School’s annual Oxford Business Forum Africa event and is funded by the Adara Foundation. It is open to female candidates of an African nationality and covers the full MBA programme fee and living expenses.
Anike Lawal is an accomplished consultant as well as the founder of Mamalette – a successful online platform that helps women in Africa through pregnancy and childcare. Mamalette has reached 4 million African parents since its launch in 2013 and the platform encompasses tutorials, expert panels and competitions. It has a thriving online community of over 300,000 followers.
Lawal’s own experience of managing her career alongside childcare were a direct inspiration for the platform. She explained: ‘It was a very new and confusing phase of my life and I found that balancing motherhood with my career was almost impossible. I launched Mamalette to help other mothers in the same situation.’