The growing list of distinguished personalities scheduled to participate at the forthcoming Annual Parley of the Association of African Women Lawyers (AWLA) Nigeria Chapter, which is scheduled for Tuesday, August 23, 2002 at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs on Victoria Island, Lagos, will be further enriched with the presence of the First Lady of Lagos State, Dr. (Mrs.) Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, who will serve as Host of the occasion.
She will be joined by Business Coach and Consultant, Mrs. Olusola Sowemimo, FIAMN, who will be speaking to the topic, ‘BARRIERS TO WOMEN-LED BUSINESSES: ANY PANACEA?’
A lawyer and Partner at the firm of Seyi Sowemimo & Co., Mrs. Sowemimo is a business development expert, executive image coach and certified Etiquette Practitioner with a broad and varied experience spanning over two and a half decades in the legal, oil and gas, human resource and Agro-food industries. Sowemimo was recently listed in the Eko 100 Women, an award for one hundred leading female entrepreneurs in Lagos State.
It will be recalled that the Nigerian Chapter of the African Women Lawyers Association (AWLA) disclosed its plans for the Parley, which will hold on the sidelines of this year’s Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) under the theme, “Sustainable Development Of Women For Growth Of A Nation”.
For more information about the event, interested attendees, sponsors, etc. are advised to call on 08100996340, or visit the AWLA website: www.awla.org.ng. They can also go to the following social media platforms: Facebook @ awlanigeria and Instagram @awla_nigeria.