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2019 International Women’s Day: Bank commits to women development


Lolo Ayaba

In commemoration of 2019 International Women’s day,

Africa’s leading financial institution, Access Bank Plc has pledged to continue to provide platforms and support programs that will help women and their businesses.

Ada Udechukwu, Head of Women Banking, Access Bank Plc. made the pledge while unveiling activities lined up to celebrate 2019 International women’s day.

Udechukwu noted that we are passionate about the woman and her overall well-being. We are interested in her growth in family life, career, health and other areas. We will continue to provide platforms and support programs that will help women and their businesses. This value-packed conference is organized to help women learn essential lessons which can be applied to their daily lives and businesses. It will help them become all they want to be and be the best at it.”

Herbert Wigwe, Group Managing Director/CEO, Access Bank Plc
Herbert Wigwe, Group Managing Director/CEO, Access Bank Plc

The 2-day event themed ‘Balance for Better’ will kick off with a cocktail gathering on Wednesday, 13 March, 2019 at the Access Bank Head Office in Lagos, with top management from both banks and other dignitaries in attendance.

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The conference to equip women with the knowledge and skill that they require to grow their businesses, develop themselves, and stay relevant in the fast- changing business environment of today. We are very passionate about women and their progress in life. As well as leverage on technology and finance to build profitable and innovative ventures.

Speaking on the event, Herbert Wigwe, Group Managing Director/CEO Access Bank Plc. said, “At the core of our services is catering to the needs of women, and we are constantly gearing efforts towards promoting women-focused initiatives and providing opportunities to help them maximize their potential. One of the reasons we are hosting this breakfast conference is to help women overcome limitations as well as reach their highest potential.

“As we expand with the merger, and continue on our journey to building Africa’s biggest retail bank, our women now have more innovative offerings that they can explore to make themselves and their businesses better,” Wigwe added.

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