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Esther Amadi: Do Not Give Up Just Yet Because It's Possible

Esther Amadi By Julie Ibok Esther Amadi Valentine is a graduate of            Computer Science from the University of Wollongong, Australia. She's an entrepreneur and business advisory consultant.  In this interview, she talks about her career story as a business consultant and what you need to do when you want to start a new business.  Why did  you make the career change from  Computer Science to Business Consulting? The women in my family have always excelled in business, and I was taught to see business ownership as a path to financial freedom. So, I knew I would engage in business. It was only a matter of when? I chose representing manufacturers and the consulting business because it enabled me to combine the various aspects of businesses I enjoy doing. What difficulty did you encounter starting your consulting business? Our business includes representing international manufacturers in regions where they'd like to create an awareness about their brand for eventual market do

A CAREER STORY FROM A SOCIOLOGIST TO A PRINTER ENTREPRENEUR: AN INTERVIEW WITH ONYINYE UCHENDU

Onyinye Uchendu  By Julie Ibok  Onyinye Uchendu is a graduate of sociology from the University of Uyo, Nigeria. She's a creative graphics designer, and also a certified HSE officer. Currently, she's a printer entrepreneur. She's also the CEO of Focus Prints Services which she started in the year, 2010. In this interview, she'll be discussing her career story as an artistry printer, and what women can take from her journey. Tell me about how you went from being a sociologist to a printer entrepreneur? Sincerely, I didn't plan to be a printer entrepreneur, but after my NYSC, I got a menial job with a printing company as their front desk officer. My take home was very little, so I decided to resign after six-months on the job to search for a better one. I stayed at home for two months; moving around and looking for a good job but there was no luck. I had to ask myself some keen questions. I thought about the past experience I had from the printing outlet I worked for,