This free guide provides tips for Caribbean & African women around the world who want to grow their businesses and projects  beyond the borders of the countries in which they reside.

Featuring Trailblazing African & Caribbean Women

The 8 trailblazing African & Caribbean women featured in this guide have faced immense challenges but managed to break through barriers to achieve their unique versions of success. 

Elizabeth Agboola

Founder of Nigerians Travel Too, a premier travel agency in Nigeria that is breaking down barriers preventing Nigerians from traveling.

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Meryanne Loum-Martin

Owner of Jnane Tamsna, a 24-room boutique hotel in Marrakech, Morocco, that has five swimming pools and a clay surface tennis court.

Nwabisa Mayema

Strategic Partnerships Director at the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship, South Africa, a serial entrepreneur, public speaker and consultant.

Tiffanie Anderson

Founder of Away to Africa, a travel company that provides small group tours and experiences throughout 20 countries in Africa.

Lauri-Ann Ainsworth

CEO of the Richard Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship, the largest business accelerator in the Caribbean, based in Jamaica.


Fashion designer in Trinidad, whose namesake label, Meiling, is available in the Caribbean, USA, Europe and South America.

Shelly-Ann Gajadhar

Trinidadian founder and CEO of Alphastute, a UK-based coaching business that serves clients across the Caribbean and the diaspora.

Michelle Chong

Co-founder and CEO of Honey Bun Limited, a 35-year-old wholesale bakery based in Jamaica that exports to the UK, USA and wider Caribbean.

Download the Growth Guide to learn some of the methods, mindsets and tools they used!

“The world is yours. Do not limit yourself to just the island and the people around it. There’s so much opportunity for you in the world once you start to look outside our shores. Don’t be afraid to explore.” ~ Dr. Shelly-Ann Gajadhar