Wednesday, 29 October 2014

WIMBIZ Set To Hold 13th Annual Conference

The Women in Management, Business and Public Service, WIMBIZ, is set to hold its 13th annual conference in Lagos. The two-day conference is themed ‘Nigeria Rising … Accelerating Transformation’, and it's expected to be attended by over 800 women.

WIMBIZ is aimed at examining the possibilities and opportunities in Nigeria while providing insights on the roles of citizens, particularly women, in achieving the identified prospects.

According to the organizers, the conference will touch on education and agriculture, would seek new ways of creating jobs and wealth for women and young people and fast-forward their thinking to grow the nation.

The keynote speaker at the conference is the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, while the chairperson is Mrs. Leila Fowler, founder, Top Grade Secondary School and Proprietress, Vivian Fowler Memorial College for Girls.

Speakers include Mr. Rasheed Olaoluwa, MD, Bank of Industry, Mrs. Alero Otobo, CEO, Incubator Africa Ltd; Ms Yewande Sadiku, Executive Producer, Half of a Yellow Sun, and Mr. Mezuo Nwuneli, MD, Sahel Capital among others.

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