In commemorating the Women’s Entrepreneurship Day on November 19, FSDH hosted the inaugural edition of her Women in Business Initiative. Themed ‘The Future-focused Female’, the event was set up to create a platform that enables, encourages and empowers women to thrive in their chosen endeavour.
Speaking to FSDH’s legacy; the Managing Director, FSDH Merchant Bank; Bukola Smith acknowledged FSDH’s commitment to engage, connect and empower women through access to mentorship, finance, advisory amongst others. She also commended the efforts and roles of women in nation-building, wealth creation, and poverty reduction.
In her keynote address, acclaimed architect and business leader, Jumoke Adenowo encouraged women to gear up and adapt to the times, remain focused and identify relevant opportunities within the African market. The event also recorded engaging panel discussions on health and self-care; urging women to be intentional about their wellbeing. This session was hosted by the delectable Tomike Adeoye and had Bunmi George, Obiamaka Oragwu, and Dr Alero Ann-Roberts.