LAGOS, NIGERIA, September 11, 2019 — More than 250 attendees gathered at WEConnect International in Nigeria’s annual conference to continue learning useful strategies to succeed in global value chains and discover the potent relationship between strategic innovation and business expansion. The aim of this year’s gathering was to share insights on innovation and how to transform business by implementing innovation-oriented practices. Throughout the day, women business owners networked and connected with representatives from WEConnect International’s corporate members.
Sponsored by ExxonMobile, IFC and we-fi, this was a singular event full of inspirational and experienced voices in the world of business.
ExxonMobil’s Judith Mbonu (Area Procurement Manager, Nigeria) said “The main objective of this partnership [with WEConnect International] is to identify opportunities for women to mentor other women, develop them, nurture them and continue to hold their hands and ensure that they not only grow but have sustainable businesses across the globe.”