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Summit to tackle challenges facing female entrepreneurs

By Isaac Taiwo
28 June 2022   |   2:36 am
The Thriving Business Female Fellowship summit has concluded plans to address lingering challenges confronting female entrepreneurs in Nigeria through a summit.

photo; TOPPR

The Thriving Business Female Fellowship summit has concluded plans to address lingering challenges confronting female entrepreneurs in Nigeria through a summit.

Convener of the summit, which is in its 14th edition, Olumayokun Oreofe, bemoaned the poor state of the economy and challenges facing female entrepreneurs, as well as small and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs).

Speaking at the first segment of the business summit, held at the Victorious Women Prayer Ministry, Alausa, she said assisting female entrepreneurs has the capability to revive the economy.

With a view to impacting aspiring female entrepreneurs, the summit will be held four Tuesdays in June at the Victorious Women Prayer Ministry, Alausa and simultaneously in Abuja, Abeokuta and Ibadan.

Oreofe, disclosed that the summit would feature issues around agriculture, coaching, digital marketing and event planning, among others.

She said it would bring together industry players, entrepreneurs and coaches from all walks of life, such as Chief Executive Officer of Background Check International, Kola Olugbodi and co-founder of SoFresh Premium Health Store, Bimbo Balogun, among others.

“At this year’s business summit, we are dissecting collaboration and all that pertains to it with a view to leveraging on it to scale up in our various endeavors as we look forward to great comebacks from the COVID-19-induced setbacks experienced by many, especially the SMEs.

“As our delectable speakers share their grass-to-grace stories, they would expound on how cooperation, partnership, joint effort, and the alliance of other persons or entities have impacted, enhanced, and propelled their businesses to scale heights.

“Participants will be given a towering voice in their various catchment areas and industries,” she said.