‘Africa’s Most Successful Women’ Keynote Mo Abudu


In January 2015, she was named one of Forbes’ “Africa’s Most Successful Women.” Mosunmola Abudu (Mo Abudu) has made her mark in various fields of endeavor, from being  an Executive with ExxonMobil to being the Founder of Vic Lawrence & Associates, one of Nigeria’s leading outsourcing firms. She is the Creator, Executive Producer and Hostess of “Moments with Mo” and the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EbonyLife TV, Africa’s First Global Black Entertainment and Lifestyle Network.

EbonyLife TV is changing global perceptions of the African continent through its broadcast of premium, home grown and original programming. With its focus on youth aged 18 – 34 and production of over 1000 hours of premium content, EbonyLife TV broadcasts to Pan-African audiences on the DSTV platform, and in the UK on Talk, which is now available globally to the world through its recently launched VOD service.

Showing exclusively on EbonyLife TV, Moments with Mo is Africa’s first syndicated talk show and continues an impressive list of guests. From Presidents to Nobel Laureates, celebrities to Governors, this show has opened Pan-African viewers to the world in a new, extremely engaging and progressive way. Past guests include US Secretary of-State, Mrs. Hilary Rodham-Clinton, Christine Lagarde, the Managing Director of IMF as well as a honours list of African presidents and leaders. We are incredibly honoured to welcome Mo Abudu to this year’s Business in Africa Conference and hope you will join us to meet this wonderful trailblazer!