A non governmental organisation, Women in Management, Business and Public Service has revealed that over 100,000 women have been impacted on in the 18 years existence of the organisation. This was disclosed at a press conference held to usher in the 18th Annual Conference of WIMBIZ sets to hold on November 7th and 8th, 2019 in Lagos. WIMBIZ is said to have a contributory associate pool of over 750 accomplished women in management, business and public service and over 9,700 women in its database. It also collaborates with credible domestic and international global organisations to deliver programmes, which have influenced more than 107,465 women since inception.
The 2-day annual conference is said to focus on the theme “Shaping the Future: Strategising to Win”.
About 1600 delegates are expected to grace this annual event and there are practical sessions designed to equip women with winning strategies and hands-on knowledge to take on new challenging roles .
“The practical sessions will explore emerging business opportunities to build and sustain a successful career in today’s fast-paced world.
“Delegates will learn how to develop winning strategies to secure their seat at the table; discover how to collaborate to win; understand consumer behavior and reach those who are not on the internet.
“We will be taught how to overcome trauma and silence shame; rise above the impostor syndrome and much more through each of the six deep dives and seven plenary sessions. ‘’ said the Chairperson, Mrs Bunmi Aboderin -Talabi.
The year’s Annual Conference will be chaired by former Chief Judge, Federal High Court of Nigeria, Hon. Justice Rose Ukeje, OFR. In addition to 50 other speakers, the keynote address will be presented by Fed Swaniker, Co-founder and Trustee of African Leadership Academy.
The annual conference will be wrapped up with an engaging debate session closely trailed by after party.
WIMBIZ is said to have over the last 17 years, implemented programmes that inspire, empower and advocate for greater representation of women in leadership positions in the public and private sector.
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