According to the World Economic Forum it will take eighty more years before women achieve gender parity in the workforce, closing the 60% gender gap for economic participation and opportunity worldwide. It’s already been too long. Must we wait so much longer?
Join us on the 9th of March 2016 as we present the SME100 Nigeria International Women’s Day Conference.
This gathering is aimed at stimulating conversations and proffering solutions on how the representation of women in key sectors such as Politics, Agriculture and Technology can be increased with the recognition of their potential impact on the socio-economic development of the country, continent and the world at large.
Speakers at the conference include:
Mosun Belo-Olusoga: Chairperson, Access Bank. Honourable Lolade Akande: Honourable Commissioner for Women’s Affairs, Lagos State, Olusola Teniola – CEO, IS Internet Solutions, Oreoluwa Somolu- Lesi – Executive Director, W-TEC, Hajjiya Aisha Babangida – Chairman Better Life for Rural Women Nigeria, Adanma Onuegu CEO Signal Alliance, Mosun Umoru Technical adviser to Minister of Agriculture, Chief Mrs Kemi Nelson South West Women Leader APC, Funke Egbemode MD Newstelegraph and a host of other seasoned speakers cutting across various in politics, governance, technology and agriculture.
According the Executive Director of SME100 Nigeria Mr Charles Odii “This conference is designed to draw inspiration from the remarkable work being done by women in Nigeria and advance girls and women as creators, drivers, leaders and decision-makers in the Politics, Technology and Agricultural sector, and we are making this investment in women because investing in women reap significant dividends for families and society”
Date: Wednesday, March 9th 2016
Theme: Empowering the 21st century African women through Innovation and value creation
Venue: Civic Centre, Victoria Island Lagos
Time: 9.00am Prompt
Participation Fee: N5, 000 (per delegate)
The conference promises to be engaging, interactive, and informative!
Join the conversations online…@sme100nigeria