Lema Abeng is an entrepreneur and DUNIA Magazine publisher dedicated to inspiring leadership in others. She has shared her story in many parts of the world where she has trained and mentored business-minded individuals on what it takes to build successful businesses.
Lema started out in sales soon after graduating from university, working at a travel agency where her commission-based earnings were in most months higher than those of more experienced co-workers. She went on to start her first small business at the age of 25.
In 2001, Lema relocated to the United States where she again chose business ownership. Determined to pursue her dreams, Lema would attain the position of Senior Vice President of Rochester, New York based Network Marketing company 5LINX in 2007, their sales team expanding internationally into Sweden, Finland, Nigeria and Belgium.
Lema believes that everyone has it in them to be successful if they are willing to work hard, work smart, and hold themselves to high standards. These beliefs are the basis on which she mentors individuals and helps them overcome hurdles in business and in life.
In 2010, inspired by her travels around the world, Lema founded DUNIA Magazine, an international People, Culture and Lifestyle publication whose vision is to “connect across cultures”. Through her work with the magazine as publisher, editor and contributor, she continues to be a strong driving force behind the dissemination of powerful life-changing information.
Lema has a passion for working with women. She understands the challenges of balancing family and dreams, and remains steadfast in encouraging women to live out the purpose for which they were created. Lema is also a growing voice for marginalized women and children especially those in her home continent of Africa.
Born in the West African country of Cameroon, Lema resides with her family in Atlanta – GA. She holds a B.Sc in Biochemistry.