NNEW Nigerian Women Entrepreneurship Summit Opens in Abuja

NNEW Nigerian Women Entrepreneurship
According to Signal, the NNEW
National President, Mrs Modupe Oyekunle, told newsmen in Abuja today that the
annual summit, which was holding for the first time in Abuja would open new
opportunities in the effort to nurture outstanding entrepreneurs among women.
She
explained that NNEW was established in 2005 by the Nigerian Employers
Consultative Association (NECA) to promote women entrepreneurship.
Oyekunle
said that NNEW had been working over the years to support women to overcome
challenges in their business endeavours and to forge strategic alliances for
growth.
The
president said that a summit with the theme “GIANT STRIDES: BREAKING BARRIERS”
has been slated for November 1-2, 2017 at the prestigious NAF Conference Centre
in Abuja to enlighten women on uncommon business opportunities, innovative ways
to overcome the barriers that impede business success and to learn from other
successful entrepreneurs.
“Conference
speakers will enlighten participants on how to make Giant Strides, tremendous
leaps and overcome challenges in their businesses,’’ she stated.
Oyekunle
disclosed that the Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Hajiya
Aisha Abubakar, was expected to preside as guest of honour at the conference.
Other
facilitators of the event include the Mrs Tara Fela-Durotoye, CEO/Creative
Director, House of Tara International; Mrs. Onouju Irukwu, Managing Director,
Chapel Hill Denham Management Limited; Mr. Peter Bamkole, Director, Enterprise
Development (EDC) of the Pan-Atlantic University; Princess (Dr) Vicky Haastrup,
Executive Vice-Chairman ENL Consortium; Mrs. Adenike Ogunlesi, Chief Executive
Officer, Ruff n Tumble.
Plenary
Sessions, Networking Sessions and Exhibitions, have also been lined up as part
of activities during the summit.
Source: Signal