The Guardian correspondent to speak at ADWIB Conference
Advancing Women in Business (ADWIB) 2022 conference themed ‘ Her EMERGENCE’ will hold physically and virtually from November 18 to 19 at Quantum Business School in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Among the speakers billed for the conference are The Guardian Newspaper’s award-winning correspondent, Ann Godwin; Digital and Financial Expert, Loveth Chukwu(London); Chief Executive Officer, Ideascorp Limited, Ajoke Hephibah; Chief Executive Officer, Jazz Effect Deign, Doris Gam Dede, among others.
This was disclosed, yesterday, in a statement by the founder of ADWIB, Mrs Josephine Itonyo.
According to her, the objective of the conference is to inspire, educate and mentor young female adults to initiate, start and run a successful business, career in their area of strength and expertise, equipping them with skills, necessary to build a sustainable career/business toward national economic development.
The statement reads: “As part of our objective to enhance the capacities of young female entrepreneurs, the Advancing Women in Business (ADWIB) Conference this year will be focused on educating young women on the vast opportunities available in starting a business, building and maintaining sustainable wealth and personal development and character building and the use of tech for their business.
There will be a session called “Let Us Share Our Stories,” where seasoned career and successful women in business will share their success stories, how they started, their challenges, opportunities, and business strategies they implemented.
“There will be master classes, which will include business growth and management, Tech for your Business, Tech career building, character building and personal development, Health and wellness.”
The conference, which is a foremost gathering of female entrepreneurs, private professionals, public sector leaders, and social sector practitioners, is expected to provide a platform for networking and engender economic growth.
Godwin, First Prize winner of the 2021 Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) Female Reporters Leadership Programme (FRLP), affirmed that the conference will unleash great depth of insights that will help participants to become more efficient and effective in their careers and businesses.
Godwin has also been listed among the awardees by ADWIB for her contributions towards the advancement of women in the society.