Human Capital Development: AWLO Inducts New Members, Holds Classy Fundraising Dinner


African women have been charged to actively belong to the leadership echelon in other to change the narrates of bad leadership prevalent in African countries.

This charge was given at the 2018 African Women in Leadership Organization (AWLO) Induction and fundraising dinner held yesterday December 17, 2018 at the D’podium event centre, Edmark building, Aromire, Ikeja Lagos.

President of the organization, Dr. Violet Arene, was very critical about the state of African nations due to bad leadership. She stated the contributions of women who had and are still doing greatly in their respective countries as being worthy of emulation.

Founder of AWLO Dr. Elisha Attai, expressed confidence that women who are ready to change the leadership structure of African continents can achieve such aim when they joined AWLO and partake in different leadership trainings that will propel them to the next level.

Speaking along the same pattern, Dean of AWLO Coordinators who is also the Lagos State coordinator, Mrs. Maureen Omeibe, while given the chapter’s reports said, “The chapters recorded great achievements during the course of the year, this was however due to the dedication and commitments of the members who will always want to go extra mile in other to actualize the objectives of the organization”

Young leaders from the early stage of primary and secondary school through the iLEAD-Club, the Level O Pre-requisite Leadership Training for young women, The John Maxwell Level 1-5 Leadership Development Continuum for Executive and Appointed Leaders, and Experiential Leadership Development Programs and Projects primarily anchored on Mentoring among other innovative and creative activities across board.

About 15 new members were inducted at the ceremony which also served as a fundraising dinner.

They are to as from now on support and initiate strategies that improve access to legal, political, economic, educational and health services for women and children in the region of Africa.

They will also build and promote respect for the human rights and fundamental freedoms of African women, amongst many other functions.

Awards, gifts and cash grants were also given at the high octane event.

Meanwhile, earlier on Saturday December 15, 2018, AWLO in partnership with YALI Lagos, had staged a ‘Women Decide Awareness Walk’ all around Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos to pass across the message of women’s crucial role in electoral decision-making and to sensitize women’s political participation as voters and leaders and a face-to-face interaction with community leaders to spark decision making interest among women and girls.

AWLO, is a non-for-profit organization for women leaders across Africa and those of African descent in other continents of the planet is established to advance the status of women in leadership by creating an empowering platform and harnessing the synergies of alliance.

Also, it is organizing a face-to-face interaction with community leaders to spark decision making interests among women and girls.