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Int’l Women’s Day: LAPO holds Outstanding Women Leadership Award in Benin

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All is now set for this year’s edition of the LAPO Outstanding Women Leadership Award (LOWLA), instituted by Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO), to commemorate International Women’s Day (IWD).

It event will hold on Monday, March 8, 2021, at the LAPO Institute, Benin City, Edo State.

A statement by the LAPO’s Head of Advocacy and Communications, James-Wisdom Abhulimen, noted that the theme for the celebration – Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in Covid-19 World, resonates with the global campaign theme, Choose to Challenge.

The Chief Judge of the state, Hon. Justice Esther Edigin will chair the occasion, while the Executive Director of Caring Heart Initiative for Advocacy Development and Empowerment, Comrade Grace Obakina, will be Guest Speaker.

Distinguished personalities, including members of the civil society, policymakers, academia, women groups, and other stakeholders are expected to grace the occasion.

LAPO Outstanding Women Leadership Award was initiated in 2013 as a platform to honour and celebrate women who have distinguished themselves in their various endeavors with sustainable social impact. READ MORE ON THENEWS

 


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