LAPO Flaggs Off 2019 Outstanding Women Leadership Award Nominations

Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) has flagged off nominations from Nigerian women for year 2019 LAPO Outstanding Women Leadership Award.

The Award is scheduled to hold on Friday, March 8th, 2019 in Benin City, Edo state. The deadline for nomination is February 8, 2019   

The Outstanding Women Leadership Award was instituted by LAPO in the year 2013 to honour and celebrate Nigerian women who have distinguished themselves in Business, Professional and Public Life with sustainable social impact. The Award carries a cash prize and a plaque.

LAPO is a non-governmental organisation committed to the social, health and economic empowerment of the poor and vulnerable in Nigeria.

In a statement, the Coordinator, Mrs Philomena Elijah said the organization has over the years promoted women empowerment and the recognition of their outstanding contributions to societal development, adding that “by acknowledging and rewarding people’s excellent contributions, we are inspiring and promoting hard work, creativity and exceptional service in the society.”

She said the nominees must be Nigerian women who are above 30 years of age with 10 years minimum working experience. Contestants under the Business category must own businesses located in Nigeria.

The LAPO Outstanding Women Leadership Award is in three different categories viz: Business, Professional and Public Life.