Lawal Rahmota is graduate of Educational administration from the prestigious University of Lagos. She currently run @WeTradeInAll, an online store that offers eyewear styling, optical frames and lens dispensing services for trendy individuals.
She answers our famous #7questions in this interview;
1. What is your biggest fear?
My biggest fear in life used to be FAILING, but I was able to crush that by making myself understand that, failing at anything doesn’t make it the end of life, instead, it is an opportunity for one to do better.
Currently, my biggest fear is that I might one day not be able to fend for myself due to any reason.
2. In your darkest moments, what do you do?
EAT! EAT!! EAT!!!
I guess that is why I am a UK 18 . I am an emotional eater. So, in my darkest moments I just let go and have comfort food. * Sorry to disappoint anyone that was expecting something deep.
3. What is that one thing you would like to change about yourself?
Procrastination. This girl can procrastinate for Africa, from reading for exams to doing assignments, if it isn’t Last minute I am not getting it done. I am currently working on it by pushing myself to do things immediately. Like I made sure I replied this mail same day I got it.
4. Where do you see yourself five years from now?
5 years from now, I see my brand touching the lives of people via our foundation, offering free eyecare and corrective lens to those who can’t afford it.
5. What keeps you going?
My Fear of poverty.
6. What is your stand on feminism?
Feminism to me means equal right between genders. Political, social and economic equality and equity. the ideology that no gender is superior to the other.
My understanding of feminism is to oppress men like some individuals believe. Instead, it Is to give a voice to the voiceless. I believe everyone should embrace feminism.
Do you consider yourself a feminist?
I “stan” 100%
7. What keeps you up at night?
WeTradeInAll keeps me up all night, I constantly think and research on how to grow my baby into the likes of Specssavers, Vint and York, Coastal.com etc.
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