Nigeria’s leading innovative bank, Wema Bank Plc., through its female proposition, ‘Sara by Wema’, will mark this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) with a webinar on Friday, March 12 by 10.00 am.
The 90 minutes’ event themed ‘Challenge Today for an Equal Tomorrow’ will have key industry experts and leading female corporate policy influencers in the Nigerian financial, investment, talent development and management ecosystem as panelists.
The webinar aims at speaking to women on challenging societal norms to reach their full potential in entrepreneurship, the workplace, or personal lives.
The Executive Director, Business Support, Wema Bank, Folake Sanu will host the webinar, while Team Lead, Business Process Re-Engineering, Wema Bank, Chika Adun, will moderate.
Other panelists include Founder, Green Investment Club and certified financial education instructor, Tomie Balogun; global leadership development expert, Dupe Akinsiun, and Chief Knowledge Officer, Wofin Tech Limited, Omilola Oshikoya.
Commenting on the importance of the webinar, Head, Brands and Marketing Communications, Wema Bank Plc. Funmilayo Falola, reiterated the institution’s belief in female empowerment and equity. “At Wema Bank, gender sensitivity and diversity are second to none – it is at the heart of our operations,” she said.
“With the 2021 IWD celebration, we are poised to entrench the importance of equity across the board as a sustainable voice for women to rise above every known challenge to the pinnacle of career excellence. Our proposition, SARA, is a testimony that affirms Wema Bank’s commitment to towards the development of women and girls,” Head of Gender Banking, Abiola Nejo, said.
This year’s webinar is part of a week-long social media and online engagement with Wema Bank’s customers to share contemporary knowledge, deepening technology and financial inclusion for their business growth whilst growing the nation’s GDP.
The bank also plans to use the webinar platform to launch its new gender loan offering for female business owners.
Interested participants can register for the webinar through the link above.