All is set as the highest convergence of prominent, technocrats, icons of business women in Nigeria will come up this weekend, Saturday, October 26, 2019.
It is the 11th edition of Arise Women’s Conference put together by quintessential lawyer, Dr [Mrs] Siju Iluyomade, Convener and Founder of Arise Women Initiative, a faith-based Non-Governmental Organization.
The annual event which is strategically designed to educate, empower majorly the women folks in the society will be held inside the popular RCCG, City of David, in Victoria Island, Lagos.
Dr. Iluyomade, wife of Shepherd in the Lord at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, City of David Parish, Dr Idowu Iluyomade, has invited top female dignitaries across the country as speakers and special guests to grace this years edition which is tagged #BLOOM.
Leading the pack is the First Lady of Host State, Mrs Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu and wife of Governor of Lagos State Babajide Sanwo-Olu with other prominent first ladies such as First Lady of Ekiti State, Mrs Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi, her Edo State counterpart, Mrs Besty Obaseki and that of Ogun-State, Mrs Bamidele Abiodun, former First Lady of Kwara State,Mrs Omolara Omolewa Ahmed and current first lady of Kwara State, Mrs Olufolake Abdulrasaq.
Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen, Mrs Salamotu Gbajabiamila, wife of Speaker of House of Representative will also be joined by distinguished Businesswomen and Boardroom gurus, Mrs. Ibukun Awosika, Chairman of FirstBank ,Dr Stella Okoli of Emzor Pharmaceutical Ltd among others
This year’s Conference which is coming after the successful empowerment programme for over 1000 individuals, Arise Women Health walk by the NGO.
The event will also attract thousands of participants, with free shuttle buses provided in strategic locations in the state as well as free medical checkups.