Women in Successful Career (WISCAR) – a non-profit organization set up to counsel, mentor and enable career women to realize their full potential and contribute meaningfully to organisations and their nation – is set to graduate its 5th stream of 2014 WISCAR attendees and induct its 6th stream of WISCAR mentees for the 2015 calendar year. All this will take place at their Annual event to hold this November.
This year’s theme is: “Pioneering Women: Initiating, Leading and Succeeding” and will have Dr. Oby Ezekwesili give the keynote address.
Panelists include: Nike Ogunlesi (MD/CEO, Ruff ‘n’ Tumble); Maryam Uwais (Managing partner, Wali-Uwais and Co); Boma Ozobia (Managing partner, Sterling partnership) and Funke Opeke (CEO, MainOne cable company).
The event will highlight the importance of ensuring equal opportunity for men and women to contribute to the growth and development of the Nation by showcasing pioneering and successful women, the difference they have made, how they did it and celebrating their achievements.
Key personalities attending the event include CEOs of notable companies, corporate executives, HR professionals, ministers, legislators, civil society organizations, diplomats, WISCAR mentors, mentees, facilitators and professional career men and women.
The chief hosts of the event are WISCAR patrons and advisory board members.
Speaking on the event, the founder, Amina Oyagbola, who is also the Human Resources Executive of MTN, said “WISCAR aims through its unique, structured and formal WIN with WISCAR mentoring programme to equip women with the necessary skills and tools to be successful. WISCAR helps to develop and build capability in women in the workplace at the personal, interpersonal and organizational levels. The 12 month mentoring programme is designed to have a transformational impact on our mentees, enhance their performance and progress them up the career ladder. Our goal is to promote and enable the emergence of the next generation of women leaders that contribute to the success of organizations, are valuable role models and agents of positive change within their respective organizations and Nigeria.”
The event will be an afternoon of learning, sharing, networking and a celebration of excellence, achievement and success.
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Date: Saturday 29th November 2014
Venue: Agip recital Hall, Muson Center, Onikan, Lagos