To commemorate the International Women’s month, She Leads Africa, a community that enables young African women achieve their professional dreams in conjunction with Massilia Motors Nigeria, the sole distributor of Mitsubishi Motors in Nigeria and subsidiary of the CFAO organization, on Wednesday the twenty seventh of March organized a personal evening of networking and studying tagged, ‘Drive Your Ambition’.
Drive Your Ambition occurred at the Mitsubishi Motors showroom in Victoria Island bringing together a myriad of senior govt Nigerian women from distinct sectors of the economic system beneath one roof to share and examine from every different.
The opening notice changed into given by Funmi Abiola, Head of Marketing and Communications for Massilia Motors who shed greater light on the Drive Your Ambition tagline which become created in 2017 while Mitsubishi Motors turned 100 years old. The event is a continuation in their efforts to Nigerian’s breaking grounds in various industries.
The session formally kicked-off with a few words from the Co-Founder of She Leads Africa, Afua Osei.
Osei in her welcome cope with highlighted the importance of networking and advocated attendees to partake in a bonding consultation. The purpose of the session became for the attendees to meet new people with experiences comparable or different. Speakers on the event had been 3 senior-level girl corporate executives such as Amuche Okeke-Agba, a Partner in McKinsey & Company’s Lagos workplace who co-leads the Recovery & Transformation Services practice for McKinsey in West Africa. Ijeoma Agboti-Obatoyinbo, the Managing Director / CEO of FBNQuest Funds Ltd, and finally, Ugochi Agoreyo, a Partner Development Senior Specialist for West Africa at SAP.
The panel turned into moderated by means of Abosede George-Ogan, Director, Strategy, Partnerships and Stakeholder Management at the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund. The girls stated their experiences won in the path of their careers, the challenges they’ve confronted and the lessons discovered from the ones demanding situations.
Here are the 3 key portions of advice that have been shared at Drive Your Ambition that will preserve us entering into our careers:
Get Help: Always make certain you rely upon your community of mentors and friends.
Visibility may be very essential: Go the more mile with your paintings, do the little more that makes things higher and get observed in your excellent paintings!
Don’t burn bridges: It’s essential to try for easy exits so you can maintain growing the network of human beings you’ve got access to.
We wish that extra women all throughout the u . S . Locate fulfillment in their selected profession paths and hold to drive their ambition.
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