Award Winning & Pioneer Digital Business Coach
Stephanie Obi is an award winning and pioneer digital business coach whose work is contributing to closing the US$330 billion finance gap that small and medium sized enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa face.
She is the founder of Leverage for Africa, which supports entrepreneurs to raise funding for their business expansion by leveraging their knowledge.
She has helped some of Forbes Africa's most powerful women and LinkedIn Top Voices to launch online courses and is the author of the Amazon best-selling book, Knowledge Is The New Gold.
She is a recipient of the Beta Gamma Sigma 2021 Entrepreneurial Achievement Award, the Social Media for Social Good Award and was named one of the "100 Most Impactful Women" in 2022 by The Richer Woman for her work in helping to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
She has spoken at the Women In Management, Business & Public Service Annual Conference, one of the largest women in leadership conferences in Africa, as well as The Lagos Business School’s Entrepreneurship Expo and Contest.
She has been featured on Forbes, Thrive Global, Guardian Woman, Arise TV, Channels TV, Business Day, Vanguard, etc
She's a First-Class Graduate of Computer Science and holds an MBA from the prestigious Lagos Business School.
My Speaking Topics
I started my entrepreneurial journey in 2007 when I started selling my fashion accessories even though I was extremely shy, introverted and afraid of selling. Over the past 15 years, I’ve evolved into a multiple six figure mentor, tech founder and award winning business coach.
I’m a natural storyteller and I’ve been speaking to audiences since 2012.
My stories are largely around finding courage, mastering sales and leveraging your knowledge.
I speak from my personal experiences and the proven frameworks I have developed over the years and your audience is bound to leave inspired.
I’m a teacher at heart, and so even though I can be very inspirational, I also share tangible tips your audience can implement immediately to start getting results.
My goal is to give them a memorable experience that will make them talk about your event or company forever.
Here are the four topics I speak about (It can be customized to suit your event)
Knowledge is the New Gold
How to turn your knowledge into a Six Figure Income Stream
It's not your Strategy, it's your Courage
How to find the courage to change when your strategy and everything else you're trying is not working
Premium and Paid
How to attract premium clients and get paid with ease
How to raise funding to expand your business by leveraging your knowledge, community and time