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Women techstars to speak at the 4th Ugwumba Women’s Conference

Hey guys, #TGIF but please, wait to hear this… some women tech giants have been scheduled to speak at the 4th edition of the Ugwumba International Women’s Conference, which holds on Wednesday, March 08, 2023.

The trio of Dante Isil Ozkan, Founder of SwitchWeb3, Shakirat Animashaun, Founder of Enricher Fintech and Kemisola Bolarinwa, President of Women in ICT are women techstars who are CEOs of successful tech companies in Europe and Nigeria.

You may recall that the Ugwumba Women’s Conference is organized annually by the Center to enable its women spread across the country celebrate the International Women’s Day.

The significance of this global celebration is to highlight the contributions of women in the society, to call for gender equality and to promote the empowerment of women around the world.

As an organization with a focus on youths and women, we have developed a number of programs that are benefitting women in Nigeria. The latest of such programs is the U-Fund for Women, which was officially unveiled during the grand finale of the 5th edition of the Ugwumba Enterprise Challenge in Abuja.

Hey guys, we are excited to announce that more Nigerian women, who are struggling to support their small businesses in the rural areas shall receive grants under the U-Fund at the event holding on Wednesday, March 08, 2023 by 2pm WAT.

This important celebration shall take place virtually at

Watch this space for more updates but remember to #EmbraceEquity, first!

Happy #IWD2023 in advance!!

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