CAMPAIGN THEME: BREAK THE BIAS

The theme for this year is: ‘Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow’, which acknowledges the global impact of women and girls who are at the forefront of change on climate change adaptation and mitigation and response to create the sustainable future that we all seek.
In this year’s theme, #BreaktheBias , the spotlight is on combating all forms of gender stereotypes to give women their well-deserved tables in the social and economic scene.

Meet our women supporting gender equality for a Sustainable Tomorrow

Doyinmola Olajoye

Gloria Olufeko

Haoma Worgwu

CAMPAIGN THEME: CHOOSE TO CHALLENGE

To commemorate the international women’s day 2021, SME100Africa held its annual conference on the 4th of March 2021. The keynote address for the conference was given by Funke Bucknor-Obruthe the founder and CEO of Zapphaire Events. Other speakers at the annual conference included Oby Ugboma (C.O.O Chapelhill Denham) Mrs Basirat Akin Bashiru (Assistant Director, LIRS), Fade Ogunro (CEO Bookings Africa), Akinlolu Akinyele (Head Energy and Emerging Corperate groups) to mention a few. There were also special digital marketing and financial literacy sessions supported by Axamansard. Axa Mansard also sponsored the pitch competition that saw 30 female entrepreneurs in Nigeria pitch their business to win one million Naira (N1,000,000.00). Mariam Lawani of Greenhill Recycling Limited won the pitch competition.

Meet our women making big moves in their industries

Olufunke Folorunsho

Sally Ogbonna

Elizabeth Oladepo

Olusunmbo Ayotomide

Damilola Soyombo

CAMPAIGN THEME: EACH FOR EQUAL

The International Women’s Day Conference 2020 is therefore no exception, the theme for this year’s conference is Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate For Change: Accessing Opportunities, Navigating The Challenges Of The Nigerian Female Economy.
This conference #IWDC2020 would feature the launch of the mentorship series for women in 10 various sectors, Exhibitions, Presentations, Networking, Funding opportunities, women inclusion, opportunities for women in business and tour of the Terra Kulture Arts Gallery, top entrepreneurial minds speaking at various panel sessions on how SMEs can skillfully forge new solutions peculiar to their businesses and improve the quality of their value output; specifically in the areas of access to business, access to finance and also leveraging technology.

Meet our women supporting an equal world

Jumoke Akinboro

Matilda Ben-Agbo

Adegoke Adetutu

Chidinma Okoli

Adedoyin Adelakun

Kelechi Ohiri

CAMPAIGN THEME: BALANCE FOR BETTER

The 2019#BalanceforBetter campaign runs all year long. It doesn’t end on International Women’s Day. The campaign theme provides a unified direction to guide and galvanize continuous collective action, with #BalanceforBetter activity reinforced and amplified all year.

Also at this year’s International women’s day 2019 event, we will be launching the Women empowerment project 2019 where we plan to train 1000 women in vocational and entrepreneurail skills.

Meet our women taking giant strides in the area of entrepreneurship

Amanda Afolabi

Tiana Ojo-Bond

Sylvia Udemeh

Blessing Odoemena

Grace Okoli

CAMPAIGN THEME: PRESS FOR PROGRESS

The 2019#BalanceforBetter campaign runs all year long. It doesn’t end on International Women’s Day. The campaign theme provides a unified direction to guide and galvanize continuous collective action, with #BalanceforBetter activity reinforced and amplified all year.

Also at this year’s International women’s day 2019 event, we will be launching the Women empowerment project 2019 where we plan to train 1000 women in vocational and entrepreneurail skills.

We caught up with 5 of Nigeria's 25 Under 25 Entrepreneur

Jekein Lato-Unah

Jennifer Uchendu

Sylvia Udemeh

Adeola Shasanya

Omozino Eguh