Current Role: Founder and CEO of BellaNaija
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Area of expertise:   Media Production | Entertainment  | Entrepreneurship              Interested in: Speaking
Rates: Available upon request
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Uche Pedro

Uche Pedro is a visionary media entrepreneur renowned for her groundbreaking contributions to the African digital landscape. As the founder and CEO of BellaNaija, one of Africa’s foremost lifestyle and entertainment platforms, she has revolutionized the way African content is consumed and celebrated globally. With a passion for storytelling and a keen eye for emerging trends, Uche Pedro has successfully positioned BellaNaija as a trailblazer in showcasing the vibrancy and diversity of African culture.

Uche’s journey in media entrepreneurship began in 2006 when she founded BellaNaija as a platform to share her love for Nigerian fashion, entertainment, and lifestyle. What started as a personal blog quickly evolved into a multimedia powerhouse, reaching millions of readers across the continent and beyond. Under her leadership, BellaNaija has become a go-to destination for African news, fashion trends, celebrity gossip, and inspiring stories.

Beyond her entrepreneurial endeavors, Uche is a champion for diversity and inclusion in the media industry. She has used BellaNaija as a platform to amplify underrepresented voices and shine a spotlight on emerging talent across various creative fields. Uche’s commitment to promoting African excellence has earned her numerous accolades and recognition, including being named one of Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30 and one of the Most Influential Africans by New African Magazine.

Uche Pedro’s impact extends beyond the digital realm. She is a sought-after speaker and thought leader, sharing her insights on entrepreneurship, media, and the future of African storytelling at conferences and events worldwide. With her relentless drive and innovative spirit, Uche Pedro continues to inspire a new generation of African entrepreneurs and shape the narrative of African excellence on the global stage.