A 2018 report by consulting firm, Deloitte on “Women in the Boardroom” ranked Nigeria 10th out of 60 countries surveyed in the report. Nigeria has 21.2 percent of women represented in boardrooms in the country, (the first ranked country has 42 percent). Though this capped the effort of many women in Nigeria advocating for more women representation in Nigerian boardrooms, it proved the amount of work needed to be done to close the gap for more inclusiveness of women.
On Tuesday, Women in Management, Business & Public Service (WIMBIZ), a business network for Nigerian women in business, held its 13th CEO/Policymaker Interactive Breakfast series at the Wheatbaker Hotel, Lagos. The Breakfast meeting, with the theme “Hidden Figures: The Cost of Exclusion”, featured high-level discussions that examined how far Nigeria had gone in implementing policies that would engender women inclusion in politics, businesses and boardrooms.
The discussions were moderated by Biola Alabi, founder and Managing Partner of Biola Alabi Media, and featured panel sessions that had some of the country’s more experienced and diverse board room executives. They include Mr Paul Gbededo, Group Managing Director and CEO, Flour Mills of Nigeria; Comfort Lamptey, UN Women Representative, Nigeria and ECOWAS; Hamda Ambah, Managing Click here to read entire article
Source:: Ventures Africa