My Nigeria - Sandra Aguebor: Lady Mechanic

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Sandra Aguebor is Nigeria's first lady mechanic. Growing up in a polygamous family in Benin City, her mother actively discouraged her from following her dreams, sometimes beating her when she would be out tinkering with an engine instead of doing her chores in the kitchen. But Sandra is the sort of woman that responds well to adversary. Sandra's Lady Mechanic Initiative has now spread to the north with its first project in Kano City where the response from Muslim women has been unprecedented.

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