Former Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and newly-appointed International Institute for Electoral Assistance’s Democracy Ambassador, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, will chair the Women in Leadership Conference set to hold on Saturday, November 25th, 2017 at the Golden Gate, Ikoyi, Lagos.

Themed ‘Revolutionary Thinking: Shaping the future for Nigeria’, the event features a Power Breakfast with season leaders, networking lunch, interactive panel sessions, and expert commentaries through anecdotal case studies, workshops, with a line-up of exceptional women will provide the insight, advice, inspiration, and support required for new heights.

Organised by Savvy Women’s Circle, a social enterprise that focuses on fostering a community of successful women leaders, highlights from the event includes strategies to leverage women as key agents in driving the nation-building agenda – an issue spearheaded by the wife of the Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osibanjo – and exploration of opportunities for collaboration to bring the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) to fruition.

Other speakers at the event are Adenike Ogunlesi, CEO, Ruff ‘n’ Tumble; Dr. Tunji Olugbodi, Executive Vice Chairman, Verdant Zeal, with Mofoluwaso Ilevbare, Kemi Oyesola, Emeka Nobis, Bukola Babajide and others as members at the panel sessions.

These industry leaders and executives will provide insights on creating a national culture that supports women’s brilliance while providing an opportunity to dialogue with relevant corporate, community leaders and government partners in the development of a national agenda.

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