Odunayo Eweniyi & Damilola Odufuwa make the list of Vogue Women Leaders That Changed The World In 2020

<p class="">The Nigerian entrepreneur and co-founder of Piggyvest was honoured alongside Nigerian women’s rights advocate and tech executive, Damilola Odufuwa for forming a group with 11 other women called the Feminist Coalition with the aim of improving the rights of Nigerian women.</p>

<p class="">Odunayo shared the exciting news on her Twitter handle few minutes after Vogue released the publication titled: <em>12 Women Leaders That Changed The World In 2020.</em></p>

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<p class="">In the article on <a href="https://www.vogue.co.uk/news/article/women-leaders-2020" id="697d8d58-78c1-4a99-a7b0-c310f7703132">Vogue</a>, The Feminist Coalition is described as a group that regards itself not as a political organisation, but as a community-building enterprise and women’s rights advocacy group. Using their sophisticated skills in technology and social media, they were able to disseminate real-time information, which raised awareness and funds for the peaceful <em>#EndSARS </em>protests. Rather than a top-down leadership model, Odufuwa, Eweniyi and their colleagues are democratising information as a way to empower the Nigerian people to make the change they seek.</p>

<p class="">Eweniyi and Odufuwa were chosen alongside 11 women who have offered models of creative, thoughtful and decisive leadership in 2020. They are: Jacinda Ardern, prime minister of New Zealand; Angela Merkel, chancellor of Germany; Kamala Harris, US vice president-elect; Stacey Abrams, former Georgia state house minority leader, US; Sarah Gilbert, professor of vaccinology at University of Oxford and co-founder of Vaccitech, UK; Klementyna Suchanow, author and political activist, Poland; Maria Ressa, CEO of Rappler Philippines; Bilkis Dadi, political activist, India; Monica Lennon, Member of Scottish Parliament (MSP), and Nicola Sturgeon, first minister of Scotland; Sanna Marin, prime minister of Finland; and Nemonte Nenquimo, leader of the Waorani nation, Ecuador.</p>

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