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Women in Development Summit on Social Change and Nation Building in Africa Holds

Across Africa, the business of social good is growing rapidly and will ultimately birth a world order. If you consider yourself a visionary with the desire to make a difference through creating impact, community enrichment and strong eco-system, its time to prepare yourself
to be at the forthcoming Women in Development Summit 2019 holding 10 a.m. on Thursday, 28th March 2019 in Lagos.

The Summit, hosted by Ideation Hub Africa, is Nigeria’s leading high-octane networking conference for women working across the globe on development and social-change in NGOs, Social Enterprise,Tech-Start Ups, CSR Divisions, Public Sector as well as Corporate Organisations. It provides a rallying point for thinkers, visionaries and change-makers who
envision a better future for Africa, and are working actively for social good.
Debola Deji-Kurunmi, Executive Director of Ideation Hub Africa (host of the event) expressed delight saying “We are totally committed to equipping change-makers with the TOOLS, THOUGHTS, IDEAS ,TEAMS and THRUST to create change, structure impactful businesses, earned revenue and scaled impacts and this year, we take the GAME even HIGHER”

This second edition themed “Women-Led Business as a Tool for Social Change and Nation Building” will run impactful sessions from the Keynote Speeches, to Panel Sessions, Open Forum Conversations, Games, High-level of Networking and the Social Innovation Awards; which offers possible funding for change makers,development sector insights as well as significant mentorship for women in business, NGOs,social enterprises and the Government for inspiration to GO FURTHER with work as a leading change.
Speakers at Last years’ Women in Development Summit include; Toyosi Akerele-Ogunsiji ,Katja Schiller Nwator, Nneka Okonkwo, Toyin Adesola, Adepeju Jaiyeoba, Bekeme Masade-Olowola, Oluseyi Oyebisi and Debola Deji-Kurunmi – They mentored over 120 Female Entrepreneurs, Social Innovators and NGO leaders in Unforgettable ways.
At the Summit 2019, speakers include Hansatu Adegbite ( Executive Director,WIMBIZ Nigeria), Toyin Onigbanjo ( Founder, AUGUSTSECRETS,Nigeria), Bunmi George (CEO, SHREDDERS GANG, Nigeria), Olori Boye-Ajayi (Founder, KATIE WANG Company,
Nigeria), Ngozi Adebiyi (CEO, OUTSIDEIN HR,Nigeria), Dayo Oluwole (International Development Consultant and CEO,KASHER Consulting, Nigeria), Ayo Mairo-Ese (AWARD WINNING MEDIA PERSONALITY,Nigeria), Mary Olushoga (African Women Power Network) amongst others. .
Partners to the Summit include LCCI Conference and Exhibition Centre amongst others.

About Ideation Hub Africa

Ideation Hub Africa is a leading social profit Accelerator, located in Nigeria. We provide high impact executive education, enterprise incubation, sector-focused advisory and mentorship for Social Entrepreneurs, Innovators, NGO leaders and changemakers.
Through our initiatives, we have connected hundreds of practitioners to defining opportunities, a robust network to draw from, access to market as well as funding. Some of our leading interventions include Development Dialogue, ISIBINDI Fellowship, ED’s Forum and Social Good Lab.

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