Join Wana Udobang, Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, Josephine Chukwuma & More at the Annual Global International Women’s Day Celebration at the Knot Centre

Posted on Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 at 12:34 PM

By Damilare Aiki

This Thursday 8th March 2012, the Knot Centre Focus on Women – an outreach program for women will host an event in celebration of “The Annual Global International Women’s Day” .

According to organizers, the purpose of the event is to make the world a better place by creating a forum where women can come together to make a positive impact on their lives, that of their individual families and their community as a whole.

To achieve this, they aim to

  • Jolt women into action through provision of vital information, education, training and all other forms of empowerment
  • Provide information, referrals, education, workshop and programs designed to meet the needs of women
  • Align with relevant government and non-governmental organizations to provide information to women to enable them make informed choices
  • Campaign for better laws and policies for and to champion the rights of every woman
  • To celebrate International women events and observe all International women holidays
  • Develop, manage and promote any activities in furtherance of these objectives

The theme of this event is “Be Outraged, Be Inspired, Be Informed, Be Active” and will see in attendance four notable guest speakers - Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin (Save Nigeria Group), Josephine Chukwuma (Project Alert on Violence against Women), the sensational on-air personality Wana Udobang (Inspiration FM) and Eyiyemi Rogbinyin (Olivia Concepts).

Admission is free for all but you have to RSVP by Calling Ajibola Tobi Lawal on 08076480697 and Brenda Uphopho on 08037177106 or simply send an E-mail to

Date: Thursday 8th March 2012
Time: 10 AM
Venue: The Knot Centre, 1, Tobi Lawal Road, off Herbert Macaulay Way Yaba (By the Yaba Tech 2nd Gate), Lagos
Contact: For more info and general enquiries 

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  • 6 Comments on “Join Wana Udobang, Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, Josephine Chukwuma & More at the Annual Global International Women’s Day Celebration at the Knot Centre”

    • Personal Shopper March 6, 2012 at 12:38 PM
      • onyx March 6, 2012 at 3:05 PM

        Yup, me too. Particularly the theme. Nigerian women need to be more outraged at all the crap that’s going on in our country that affect our lives, children, health, careers, families and futures. Imagine the power of change that can be effected with several million outraged women… the Aba women’s riots of 1929 showed us some of that.

    • Addy March 6, 2012 at 3:19 PM

      great idea

    • faith March 6, 2012 at 8:36 PM

      i luv d idea too….

    • Duvy March 7, 2012 at 8:10 AM

      Hey B, I see you. Nice one … wish I could make it. *sad smiley*

    • pynk March 7, 2012 at 12:28 PM

      wish i could make it. Something thats actually not red carpeted!