2nd to 3rd right: Pastor Bisi & Pastor (Mrs.) Ololade Akande

By Olusegun Obisanya

Building and equipping women with nuggets for greater heights which had been the burden and the heartbeat of the Convener, Parenting/Family Life Coach, Ololade Akande were effectively executed at the 2024 Women in Leadership Conference.

Numerous young and matured women participants  from all walks of life had unprecedented encounter by the notable resources persons at the never to be forgotten event which took place at the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Joseph’s Palace, Amuwo-Odofin, Festac, Lagos.

Resource persons that impacted the lives of the beneficiaries include Organisational/Communications Coach, Eyono Fatayi-Williams; Public Speaker/Compere, Ayo Mairo-Ese; Entrepreneur/Business Consultant, Titilope Adeboye; Entrepreneur/Chief Executive Officer, Bakes & Fries, Taiwo Oloruntoba and Entrepreneur/Politician, Stella Osafile.

Speaking at the event, Akande emphasized that the conference was basically organized to build women, teach them the skills and the techniques of working and carry out their leadership roles in five aspects of human life which include spiritual, faith, family, business and health.

“This is the reason we brought in seasoned Speakers who have done excellently well in their fields of endeavours in all these spheres of life to share their life journeys with them, challenges encountered and how they scaled through the huddles and eventually be the best they are today in their various fields.

“This is the fourth edition and we have outstanding testimonies of beneficiaries who have passed through this conference and today are occupying leadership roles.

“The take away again from this year’s conference is that women can lead anywhere they find themselves, be it in the kitchen, boardroom, stall, as a mother, as a wife, as an entrepreneur, a student and a career person” she said. Speakers at the event, President of the Women in Energy Network and former General Manager, NLG, Ayono Fatayi-Williams, said being a good leader requires hard work and discipline while Folatile emphasized consistency to get to the top and the fact that without pain, there is no gain.

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