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Wednesday, September 27 • 17:30 - 19:30
Women who Launch

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This event is committed to increasing the number of women entrepreneurs starting high growth ventures by providing the resources, network, and knowledge for the launch and growth of their company

It aspires to support gender equal entrepreneurial ecosystems by empowering women to engage with entrepreneurship, whether as founders, funders or team members

Connecting women to inspiring role models and an opportunity to discuss what it takes to launch and scale a new business venture


Speakers
avatar for Dr Ajimegor Ikuenobe

Dr Ajimegor Ikuenobe

Ajimegor Ikuenobe is a medical doctor who has been actively involved in health care, community service and development for over a decade, with a special focus on Early Childhood Development (ECD). A 2017 Mandela Washington Fellow, Ajimegor is currently working on building an all-inclusive stakeholder platform, using the collective impact framework to address challenges surrounding Early Childhood Development in Nigeria, and Africa at large. She is the executive director/ founder of Lead Oak Women and Children Foundation, an NGO, where she leads a dynamic team to initiate, design and execute initiatives that tackle issues surrounding ECD in Nigeria. This NGO runs an Integrated, Early Childhood Development Program using a 3-pronged approach-; 'FEED A CHILD', 'EQUIP A MOTHER', and 'EDUCATE A CHILD ' projects which has reached hundreds of vulnerable children aged 0-5, and their less privileged mothers. She is also a co- founder of Convergence for Early Childhood Development in Africa (CECD Africa), a social enterprise promoting sustainable development and national progress through ECD programs, as well as the convener of the parental knowledge, skill and support workshop, 'ECD FOR MUMS'. She serves as Chief Operations Officer for Bradshaw Abels Consulting, a project consulting company specializing in the area of conference and corporate event planning... Read More →
avatar for Chiamaka Obuekwe

Chiamaka Obuekwe

Co-founder/CEO, Social Prefect Tours
avatar for Kemi Tijani

Kemi Tijani

Founder, Wow Braids
Kemi Tijani is the Founder of Wow Braids, a for-profit social enterprise that creates globally competitive hair and beauty products from local inputs by working with groups of women artisans across Nigeria. Wow Braids products are ethically sourced from highly-skilled stylists in Nigeria and distributed through a global network of channel partners. Prior to establishing Wow Braids, Kemi worked as a Technology Business Specialist at Microsoft and Dell EMC, where she designed technology solutions that enabled large enterprises to increase their bottom line by transforming their business processes and operations... Read More →


Wednesday September 27, 2017 17:30 - 19:30
CVL Building 6 Balarabe Musa cr ( off Samuel Manuwa st, opposite entrance of 1004) Victoria Island