Top Ten Quotes From WIMBIZ 13th Annual Conference (Day 1)

Top Ten Quotes From WIMBIZ 13th Annual Conference (Day 1)

ENTERPRISE54 – Respected Lagos-based women-empowerment NGO Women in Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ) Monday kicked off its 13th annual conference with over 700 women in attendance. This edition titled: “Nigeria Rising… Accelerating Transformation” had great leaders like Lagos state governor Babatunde Raji Fashola and Venia Capital boss Mr. Oyeneyin, and leading entrepreneurs such as

ENTERPRISE54 – Respected Lagos-based women-empowerment NGO Women in Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ) Monday kicked off its 13th annual conference with over 700 women in attendance.

A cross-section of attendees

A cross-section of attendees

This edition titled: “Nigeria Rising… Accelerating Transformation” had great leaders like Lagos state governor Babatunde Raji Fashola and Venia Capital boss Mr. Oyeneyin, and leading entrepreneurs such as Chude Jideonwo in attendance as speakers. Governor Fashola’s speech was striking. Oyeneyin was powerful while Chude was inspiring.

For those that missed it, here are top ten quotes from the much anticipated event.

 

“Change the teachers role, reach all kids and speed curriculum intervention using mobile tech” – Omobola Johnson

“49% of Nigerian females are online” – Google Nigeria

“If you’re turning a passion into a business, run your passion as a business and not as a passion”

“Four Bs of Business: Be found. Be Relevant. Be engaging. Be accountable”

“Earn it and then fight for it. You don’t deserve anything. Change your mindset – Mrs Ibukun Awosika

“To love your job, marry well. Marry with your head” – Adeola Azeez

“Do we want to be the marriage that can raise the human capital that Nigeria needs?” – Bridget Itsueli

“Children are not your retirement plan. Safe for your retirement”

“Any young person who says much is not possible in Nigeria is lying to himself or herself” – Chude Jideonwo

“Power is not given, it is taken!” – Kola oyeneyin

Also Read: BudgIT Lead Oluseun Onigbinde Gives 3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Be An Entrepreneur

Founded in 2001 by Georgetown Capital owner Chichi Okonjo and 13 leading women including ICT Minister Omobola Johnson, Chair Centre CEO Ibukun Awosika and Standard Chartered Bank CEO Bola Adesola, WIMBIZ is known for its high-impact programs for the advancement of women, especially in corporate Nigeria.

 

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  • AA
    November 6, 2014, 12:13 pm

    “Save for your retirement”

    Why didn’t i attend this conference?

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