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Ezekwesili, Awosika, others to speak at Inspiring Woman Series 10

By Itunu Oyelekan
04 December 2021   |   3:45 am
All roads lead to the Civic Centre, in Lagos, next Friday as the 10th annual edition of the Inspiring Women series is set to hold, with some of the country’s most prolific industry leaders.

All roads lead to the Civic Centre, in Lagos, next Friday as the 10th annual edition of the Inspiring Women series is set to hold, with some of the country’s most prolific industry leaders.

With this year’s edition tagged Because She Dared, the annual women’s conference which is a gathering of women for the purpose of knowledge sharing, enlightenment and networking provides a platform for a lot of accomplished women in different spheres of life to tell their unique stories, in order to inspire young women.

The conference will host speakers which include: the Founder/CEO of The Chair Centre Group Ibukun Awosika as chairperson, and Senior Economic Adviser of the Africa Economic Development Policy Initiative, Oby Ezekwesili, as a keynote speaker.

Other speakers includes: Boma Alabi (SAN) Chairman, Just Commercial Vehicles Nigeria Limited, Fatima Wali-Abdurrahman, Senior Advisor to the Group President, Dangote Industries Limited, Cecilia Akintomide, Former Vice President Secretary General AFDB, Hansatu Adegbite Executive Director, WIMBIZ, among others.

The event’s convener, Kemi Ajumobi commented that, “I am somebody who is intrigued by people’s stories, I do not believe that people just wake up and become great suddenly; I love to trace how they began. So, every time I spoke with women and they shared that part of their lives, I discovered that every woman who has made it to the top has a unique success story of struggles to break the glass ceiling.”