“Everybody has to make sacrifices to be successful. Success is a challenge and everybody defines success in different ways. For me, success is being able to sleep well at night knowing that, you have tried your best,” Uche said these in an interview conducted by Women of Vision (Diamond Woman).
Uche Pedro is the Founder and CEO of BellaNaija, a media tech brand known for entertainment and lifestyle content. She is an award-winning Nigerian entrepreneur born on 26th July, 1984.
Under her leadership, BellaNaija’s social footprint has grown through its collective brands- BellaNaija.com, BellaNaija Wedding and BellaNaija Style to be the largest on the Africa continent with more than 200 million impressions each month.
Uche was born and raised in Nigeria where she also finished her primary and secondary school education. Uche holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, Canada where she graduated with distinction.
She stated that, each day many men and women share their stories, struggles and trials on the website. Therefore, reading their stories in addition to the people she meets in real life inspires her to do better. She also said that, certain people such as her family, siblings and parent pay a huge part in keeping her on the path.
Uche Pedro’s happiness is in seeing young women do better, work harder and strive harder by emulating her passion towards her set goals.
It should be noted that maintaining the success mind set is not easy because it requires emotional intelligence. Success comes to those who embrace challenges.
Challenges refer to the demands or obstacles one may have to face during a journey, whether it is on a personal level or a professional level. Therefore, in order to be successful and be able to achieve what you desire, it is crucial to overcome them.