Okonjo-Iweala for WISCAR’s 2020 virtual leadership conference

A leading player in the Nigeria not-for-profit and women empowerment sector, Women in Successful Careers (WISCAR), has announced a globally-acclaimed economist and international development expert, chairperson, Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation and nominee of the World Trade Organisation Director-General, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as the keynote speaker at its 2020 virtual annual leadership and mentoring conference.

The event, with the theme: “The Future We Want” will take place on November 28.

In furtherance of the organisation’s commitment to closing the gender gap and empowering the potentials of professional women, the 2020 annual leadership conference will have in attendance over 25 globally acclaimed speakers, policy makers, industry key players and thought leaders.

Leading the panellist discussion are Fred Swaniker, Founder African Leadership Academy; Monica Musonda, Founder/CEO, JAVA Foods; Yewande Sadiku, CEO, Nigerian Investment Promotion Council and Shola Akinlade, co-Founder, Paystack.

The virtual event will be compered by a renowned communications consultant and the CEO of Daria Media, Kadaria Ahmed.

Other guests to deliver goodwill messages at the event are Hajia Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning; Phumzile Mlambo Ngcuka, Executive Director, United Nations Women; Atedo Peterside, founder and chairman of ANAP Business Jets Limited; Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, founder/chairman, Africa Initiative for Governance; Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, founder, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Centre for Leadership and Amina Oyagbola, versatile corporate executive, mentor and WISCAR Founder.

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