The Public Affairs Section of the United States Consulate General in conjunction with Access Bank Plc and Idea Builders Initiative launched the 2015 International Women’s Month on Thursday March 5, 2015 at Access Bank Head Office Plot 999c, Danmole Street Off Adeola Odeku, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.

Theme: MAKE IT HAPPENWomen as Civic & Political Leaders

Speakers were:

US Consul GeneralJeffery Hawkins
Olajumoke AdenowoCEO, AD Consulting & Founder, Awesome Treasures Foundation
Adesuwa Onyenokwe – CEO, TW Magazine
Fela Durotoye – Founder, Gemstone
Toyosi Akerele-Ogunsiji – Founder/CEO of RISE GROUP

Theatrical Production Directed by: Ifeoma Fafunwa

Watch this powerful presentation about women:

The essence of the celebration of the International Women’s Day was to address the various challenges facing the women and also proffer solutions on how to overcome them. I spoke about the older women and the younger women’s relationship, how they can help each other to grow effectively.