IWD: ImpactHER to Train 250 Female Entrepreneurs on Digital Skills

ImpactHER, Africa’s foremost not-profit organisation with a mandate for empowering African female entrepreneurs has announced plans to train for free over 250 female entrepreneurs in Lagos as part of activities to mark the International Women’s Day holding.

In partnership with the African Union and supported by other sponsors such as GIZ and Brave Women, the free training which will hold at The Zone, Gbagada will bring together over 250 small and medium scale female entrepreneurs who are engaged in various business activities where they will undergo training on market expansion strategies, digital skills, packaging and export, business book keeping, business financing and various other topics which will help them navigate the challenges of running their businesses.According to Clementina Uzogor, Director, ImpactHER, the theme of the training “Inspiring Inclusion: Unlocking Opportunities Using Digital Skills and Market Expansion” is sacrosanct this period as SMEs need to know that business success and expansion is possible once they have a good grasp of the various digital skills available to them. “Excellent use of digital skills will help SMEs create a niche for themselves and reach a global set of customers. This is the essence of this training. We have put together wonderful facilitators to explore in details the various digital marketing skills and how they can help with business and market expansion”, she said.She hinted further that this year’s training is of a different make owing to the speakers and facilitators that have been scheduled to impact the women. She said: “The speakers for this year’s celebration have been carefully researched and put together. Olanrewaju Oniyitan, Founder and CEO, W-Holistics Business Solutions; Florence Okafor, Chief Trade Promotion Officer, Nigeria Export Promotion Council; Olatunde Shobajo, Youtube Expert at Valor Reviews and Chidinma Ndukwe, Social Media Manager, Robert Taylor Media will be on ground to share their business experience and expertise at the training. Our panelists include: Adaku Ijara, MD/CEO, Emerging Africa Group; Oluwatoyin Aralepo, Director of Finance, Mastercard Foundation; Dr. Oluseyi Olanrewaju, Chief Financial Officer, Digital Reality, Ayisat Olanrewaju, Founder, Corporately Lucid and Adesuwa Rhodes Okunbo, Founder, Aruwa Capital”.

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