Standard Chartered Bank recently organised a power packed stakeholder for its Corporate, Commercial and Institutional Banking female clients. Tagged, ‘#choosetochallenge Women’s Roundtable, it attracted over 100 corporate clients from various sectors including manufacturing, technology, corporate real estate, FMCGs, oil and gas and many more.
All speakers emphasised the importance of organisational support for women in the workplace and the role business leaders play in ensuring women are provided with enabling environments to help them thrive.
A charge was also made to women to courageously challenge societal status quos, gender bias and disparities through excellence in service and responsibilities; dedicated hard work on the job, continuous self-development through the acquisition of relevant skills, creating opportunities for younger female colleagues to learn and grow; collaborating more strategically with each other and with male colleagues and also to proactively take up responsibilities that support their growth and visibility.
Meet some of the panelists
Yewande Sadiku, Executive Secretary/CEO Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission
Mobola Faloye – Executive Director/Chief Risk Officer, Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria
Asue Ighodalo – Founding Partner, Banwo and Ighodalo Law Firm
Joke Bakare – Managing Director, Medplus Pharmacy
Speaking at the event, Korede Adenowo, Executive Director, Corporate, Commercial and Institutional Banking, Nigeria & West Africa, Standard Chartered said:
“IWD as we know it is a day set aside to celebrate female role models and allies, and an opportunity for us to reaffirm our commitment to gender equality as we continue building an inclusive culture where everyone can thrive. For us at the Bank, it is not a one-off celebration but an always-on agenda that we prioritize across our markets especially in Nigeria. We always #choosetochallenge: whether its through community programmes like Goal and our Women in Tech incubators, or products and services designed to support female entrepreneurs; we continue to empower women with the confidence, skills, knowledge, tools and opportunities to become leaders in their families, communities and industries. As an organisation, we are proud to not only support women but to speak up and take action to fight for gender equality and create a level playing field for all.”‘
All through the month of March the Bank will continue to celebrate women through various events and virtual engagement sessions.
8 thoughts on “STANDARD CHARTERED ADVOCATES FOR WOMEN EMPOWERMENT IN THE WORKPLACE”
I’ve read some good stuff here. Definitely worth bookmarking for revisiting. I wonder how much effort you put to create such a wonderful informative web site.
Your explanation is organized very easy to understand!!! I understood at once. Could you please post about casinocommunity ?? Please!!
Howdy! Would you mind if I share your blog with my facebook group? There’s a lot of folks that I think would really enjoy your content. Please let me know. Thank you
I would like to thnkx for the efforts you have put in writing this blog. I am hoping the same high-grade blog post from you in the upcoming as well. In fact your creative writing abilities has inspired me to get my own blog now. Really the blogging is spreading its wings quickly. Your write up is a good example of it.
I am continually browsing online for posts that can help me. Thx!
Hi there, I found your web site by the use of Google whilst looking for a comparable subject, your website got here up, it appears to be like good. I’ve bookmarked it in my google bookmarks.
This is the right blog for anyone who wants to find out about this topic. You realize so much its almost hard to argue with you (not that I actually would want…HaHa). You definitely put a new spin on a topic thats been written about for years. Great stuff, just great!
Thank you for content. Area rugs and online home decor store. Hello Administ . Cami Halısı ve Cami Halıları Firmasi. cami halısı