WISCAR to Hold It’s 2023 Annual Leadership and Mentoring Conference

Women in Successful Careers (WISCAR), a non-profit and non-governmental organization committed to advancing professional women in Nigeria and across Africa, proudly announces its 2023 Annual Leadership and Mentoring Conference. The event will take place on Saturday, 9th December 2023, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the prestigious Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos.

Themed “In Her Own Voice: Forging Ahead”, the conference will provide an opportunity for a transformative gathering where exceptional women, renowned speakers, policymakers, and thought leaders converge to share insights and engage in a diverse array of activities. The platform fosters inspiration, empowers professional women to take the lead in driving positive change, and generates actionable recommendations contributing to inclusive and sustainable national development. The event will kick off with a Mentoring Walk on Saturday, the 25th of November 2023, at Eko Atlantic City. This walk serves as the inaugural event, setting the tone for the conference and providing an opportunity for participants to engage in meaningful discussions.

Commenting on WISCAR and its mission for women empowerment, Amina Oyagbola, Founder and Chairperson of WISCAR, said “WISCAR is dedicated to propelling professional women to the forefront of Nigeria and Africa’s development and growth. Drawing inspiration from ALIWA (Africa Leadership Initiative West Africa), we strive to cultivate a powerful network of female professionals equipped to lead, drive social innovation, and take critical decisions that will usher in a new era of excellence in the workplace. Our annual leadership conference is designed to foster a vibrant and supportive environment for women from diverse professional backgrounds to connect, share experiences, and forge meaningful connections. The theme of this year’s conference symbolizes our unyielding commitment to gender equality, women’s empowerment, inclusive governance, and sustainable development. It highlights the enduring and progressive voices of women—a generation poised to break new ground and guide society towards greater achievements and sustained growth and prosperity”.

The conference will include networking and interactive sessions that drives innovation and encourage participants to engage with each other, expand their professional circles, and build lasting relationships. WISCAR believes that by fostering a sense of community and collaboration, it can empower women to leverage their collective strengths and advance in various fields.

WISCAR is supported by a variety of organizations that share a commitment to the cause. Diamond sponsors include First Bank of Nigeria, United Airlines, and Pacific Holdings Limited. The platinum sponsor is First City Monument Bank, and the gold sponsor is IHS Nigeria Limited. The silver sponsors are Stanbic IBTC Holdings, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo), The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), SunTrust Bank Nigeria Limited, and FSDH Merchant Bank. Bronze sponsors consist of Mainone, Ernst & Young, FBNQuest Merchant Bank, FBNQuest Asset Management, TAJ Bank, and Access Bank. Additionally, strategic sponsors UN Women, Habiba Balogun Consulting, Oyagbola Chambers, AKMS Consulting, Hills + Knowlton Strategies, and DKK contribute to WISCAR’s success.

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