To mark the International Women’s Day, the Director General of World Trade Organization, and former Minister of Finance in Nigeria, Prof Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, Nigeria leading social crusader Aisha Yesufu, the deputy secretary general of the United Nations Amina Mohammed, and also the former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, are among other 100 outstanding women profile in a biographical compendium on top women leaders in Nigeria.
The 100 leading women is an annual qualitative profiling of phenomenal women in Nigeria, who have contributed to the development of the country and the world at large.
“It is a gender specific biographical compendium that responds to existing gender gaps in Nigeria.
The profile is to be published in a book, and also put out in live news.net, as the most qualitative, most authoritative up to date biographical profile in Nigeria, as the 100 most inspirational and influencial women for 2020.”
“Irrespective of the challenges that comes with the year.
The compendium is jointly put together by profile and biographies in collaboration with gender perspective. It captures stories of women that are meant to inspire women to accomplish more in life.”
Kammonke Abam the Project Director, said that the telling of stories of outstanding achievers is part of a new way of promoting our rich values thinking about the future and connecting with each other. It is also about selecting outstanding Nigeria women who have broken the glass ceiling.