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Thrive Women Solutions Post International Women’s Day Celebration Press Release


The 2019 Thrive Women Solutions International Women’s Day Seminar Which was organized to celebrate and inspire Nigerian women to commemorate the International Women’s Day (IWD), held on the 8th of March 2019 at The Civic Centre. Victoria Island Lagos. This event has been highly extolled by participants as an exemplary way to celebrate women in the true spirit of International Women’s Day.

The Thrive International Women’s Day (IWD) seminar welcomed female delegates from Lagos State to network, listen to and be inspired by fellow successful women on how to balance for better their career, businesses, dreams physical and emotional health along the line of the theme for this year #Balanceforbetter.

Highlights of the Thrive IWD seminar and celebrations included a welcome address by the convener Mrs. Rosemary Onyebigwa encouraging women to celebrate themselves and their achievements no matter how small and to raise the boy and girl child equally in fairness. The invited speakers at the Thrive IWD Seminar were Mrs. Margaret Olele CEO of the American Business Council who spoke on “Advice to my younger self”, Ms. Cynthia Umoro founder and CEO of Harvesters Farms Limited popularly known as pretty Miss Farmer, spoke on “The Audacity in Following your Dreams, Thriving and Finding Balance” while Mrs. Sheri Adegbenro Chief Audit and Compliance Officer with Eko Electricity Distribution Plc (EKEDP) spoke on Practical Steps to building a successful career ethically, and Dr. Mrs. Obielumani Ideh a consultant physician and wellness enthusiast spoke on practical ways to stay healthy and biological warning signs women should watch out for.


Other highlights of the seminar included cutting of The 2019 Thrive IWD cake, Lunch, Raffle draw, Networking and selfie break. This event was open to the public and attendance was free for all participants.

Supporters of the Thrive International Women’s Day Seminar were The Civic Centre VI, Parktonian Hotels, Noxie Limited, Selective Insightz, Access Bank Women Initiative, Pride Nigeria, Guardian Woman, LagosMums, Mrs.Sheri Adegbenro, Mrs. Nkechi Juwah, Mrs. Esta Icha, Mrs. Gloria Kanebe, Mrs. Bimbo Ibezim, Mrs. Ada Ocho, Mrs. Violet Nath Okoduwa Dr. Mrs Isioma Okobah, Mrs. Ejiro Imafidon, Mrs. Hauwa Braimoh, and Mrs. Chioma Arueyingho.

The Seminar ended with Thank you speech from the convener Mrs. Rosemry Onyebigwa and the 2nd stanza of the national anthem. 2019’s Conference is scheduled to take place on the 14th of November. For more details please visit to see videos and pictures from the Seminar and to also be a part of Thrive Women conference 2019.

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