Africa Economic Empowerment
It’s clear to see that Lucy Kanu is having an impact in Nigeria. Through Idea Builders, the agriculture-focused nonprofit organization and social entrepreneurial initiative she founded, she works with disadvantaged women and youth to provide sustainable livelihood programs.
Early on, Lucy realized the importance of having role models, and she was further inspired by the idea for “mentoring walks” explained by founder and former CEO of Oxygen Media, Geraldine Laybourne, who spoke at the 2008 FORTUNE/U.S. State Department Mentoring Progr