Lottie Ntim is driven by the potential to create impactful solutions through commercial enterprises. Her background includes leading marketing initiatives for high street brands that garnered features on Mashable, Ads of the World and Design Taxi, among others. She founded and ran FashionAlbedo.com from 2009-2013 and is currently working on Custto - The global platform that allows users to customize, curate and collect rare finds from small scale makers across the globe. Lottie holds an Economics degree from McGill University and is currently pursuing her MBA at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.
Maybe it's dramatic to call this a new apartheid. But a quick search as I wallow in the glare of an unforgiving sun and my own self-pity reveals countless stories of unexplained visa refusals and similarly stringent refusals from South African embassies, to provide reasons for them.
In a film that makes such a poignant case about valuing the perspectives of those seldom considered (children in general and children caught in the midst of conflict in particular), it appears to fail at achieving just that -- for Africans.
12/03/2015 02:30 EST
While a recent New York Times article scrapes the surface of young people who have succeeded at launching exemplary businesses and careers, it also brings up a glaring point: Many more fail. All of the Red Bull-guzzling, YOLO-chanting enthusiasm in the world cannot change that fact.
06/04/2013 12:22 EDT
Few industries have, or stand to gain more from Schumpter's theory of "creative destruction" (tendency for industrial change to come from within) than in fashion retail, where e-commerce has birthed a veritable entrepreneurial explosion.
05/13/2013 05:38 EDT
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