Country Director, Nigeria
WEConnect International in Nigeria identifies, educates, registers, and certifies women's business enterprises that are at least 51% owned, managed, and controlled by one or more women. WEConnect International is the only non-profit connecting women-owned businesses with multi-national corporate purchasing organizations outside of the United States.
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(May 22, 2017) Corporate Member Procter & Gamble (P&G) and WEConnect International in Nigeria recently held a training for 50 women business owners in Ibadan, Oyo State. The women entrepreneurs were trained on modules such as: Entrepreneurship and Strategy Development, Human Resource Development, Assessing Finance and Visibility for Personal & Corporate Branding using Digital Media & Tools. Insights were also given on P&G's procurement processes which intimated the participants on the company’s sourcing principles and how to do business with P&G.
(May 12, 2017) Dr. Maymunah Yusuf Kadiri popularly referred to as “THE CELEBRITY SHRINK,” is a multiple award winning Mental Health Physician & Advocate.
She is the Medical Director and Psychiatrist - In - Chief at Pinnacle Medical Services, Nigeria’s leading and foremost Psychology and Mental health clinic prominent in the application of innovative clinical approaches in the management/treatment of a wide range of psychological, emotional, and behavioural related disorders.
Congratulations to Dr. Ibilola Amao, founder of certified women's business enterprise Lonadek Limited! She has been selected as a mentee for the Vital Voices 2017 Global Ambassadors Program (GAP) to be held in Charlotte, NC, May 8-12, 2017. GAP connects women leaders (mentees) — at a tipping point in their professional, business and leadership paths — with established women executives (Global Ambassadors or mentors) for mentorship. Vital Voices takes an innovative, immersive approach to mentoring in regions around the world; offering in-person exchanges, business acumen and skills training, networking and personal development workshops.