Access Bank, through her W Initiative, has recognized and honored Onyeka Onwenu, Georgietta Yehouenou, Dame Taiwo Ajai-Lycett, and Zainab Alkali for remarkable accomplishments and contributions in their respective fields in commemoration of International Women’s Day 2023.
Presenting the awards at the bank’s head office in Lagos, Victor Etuokwu, Deputy Managing Director, Retail Banking, North Directorate, said “This year, Access Bank is organizing yet another edition of the International Women’s Day Conference 2023, scheduled for the 23rd of March.
“Through the conference, the Bank aims to elaborately discuss issues around discrimination while championing the call for society to #EmbraceEquity.”
He added that the conference would have renowned speakers and panelists from across industries, from entertainment to the financial sphere, international media, aviation, fashion, and many more.
The 8th of March is observed annually all over the world as International Women’s Day (IWD).
The theme for the International Women’s Day 2023 is ‘Embrace Equity’, which seeks to highlight the need to challenge gender stereotypes, call out discrimination, draw attention to bias, and seek out inclusion in all areas.