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In Celebration of Women’s Day, NABFEME Launches Exclusive Empowerment & Networking Organization for African Female Executives

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Chichi Nwoko (Network Leader, NABFEME AFRICA), Johnnie Walker (Founder, NABFEME), Lamide Akintobi (Ebonylife TV) and Adaora Mbelu-Dania (NABFEME AFRICA)

Foremost women’s networking and empowerment non-profit, the National Association of Black Female Executives in Music & Entertainment (NABFEME) has launched its first chapter in Africa.

The launch, which was announced at an event in Lagos, is in furtherance of NABFEME’s corporate mission to raise the profile of African women and increase their awareness and workforce participation in the Media, Entertainment, Sports and Fashion industries, as well as in Finance and Healthcare.

NABFEME aims to improve the overall socio-economic and political standing of women in Africa, by providing female executives the platform to discuss quality professional development and an avenue for networking opportunities.

Speaking at the launch, NABFEME’s Network Leader for AFRICA, Chichi Nwoko said, “We are excited to launch NABFEME in Africa.  Our mission is to bring female executives and aspiring executives in the fields of entertainment and media to work together to create strong professional support systems not only in Africa but globally.”

“Ultimately, our goal is to help educate and create more opportunities for women in these fields.”

Also present at the event were notable faces like; Johnnie Walker (founder of NABFEME), Chichi Nwoko, Waje,   Tolu Oniru (Toolz), Titi Oyinsan, Bimbo Oloyede,  Maria Okanrende, Lamide Akintobi, Faith Azuka, Ruby Gyang, Rosemary Ajuka, Sasha P, Obi Asika,  Chris Ubosi and a host of others.

NABFEME currently has 20 chapters across the United States and Canada with plans to launch in Ghana, Kenya and South Africa before the end of 2017.

See Photos below;

Ace broadcaster, Bimbo Oloyede delivering a remark

Rosemary Azuka (Cool FM OAP)

Adaora Mbelu-Dania (NABFEME)

Enado Odigie

Faith Azuka

Bimbo Oloyede and Toolz

Chichi Nwoko (NABFEME), Pris (Ebonylife TV) and a guest

Waje and Maria Okanrende (Beat FM OAP)

Waje and Pris (Ebonylife TV)

Sahsa P and Sam Udima

Titi and Lamide Akintobi

Johnnie Walker (Founder, NABFEME) and Pris (Ebonylife TV)

Johnnie Walker (Founder, NABFEME) and Ruby (Chocolate City)

Enado Odigie and Ijeoma Aniebo

Enado Odigie and Ijeoma Aniebo

Dr. Foy (TR54_Universal) and Minniesarj (Wazobia TV)

Johnnie Walker (Founder, NABFEME) and Ruby (Chocolate City) and Lamide Akintobi (Ebonylife TV)

Chichi Nwoko (Network Leader, NABFEME AFRICA), Johnnie Walker (Founder, NABFEME), and Adaora Mbelu-Dania (NABFEME AFRICA)

Chichi Nwoko (Network Leader, NABFEME AFRICA), Adaora Mbelu-Dania (NABFEME AFRICA) AND Lamide Akintobi (Ebonylife TV)

Titi The Dynamite (Inspiration FM OAP) and guests

Dr. Foy (TR54_Universal) and Minniesarj (Wazobia TV)

MC of the day, Lamide Akintobi (Ebonylife TV)

A surprise birthday cake for Johnnie Walker, founder NABFEME

Faith Azuka serenading the audience

 

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