360 Woman Africa Hosted Its Annual Woman Thrive Conference 3.0 Themed Purpose, Passion and Power over the weekend and it was star studded as well as power packed.
In her welcome speech, the founder of 360 Woman Africa and Convener for Woman Thrive Conference, Yvonne Chioma Ofodile said 360 Woman Africa is a personal development enterprise on a mission to equip women in Africa with soft skills to optimize their potentials for global relevance.
Our passion is to inspire women on their various journeys of life, to be courageous enough to shape the future, while leveraging on networks and collective geniuses.Woman Thrive Conference’s objective is to yearly bring together a large mass of women entrepreneurs and professionals across Africa, increase their capacity to function and add great value to individual lives by building on their skill sets through shared experiences, effective mentoring and networking. Our goal for Women Thrive 2019 is to raise women whose mission in life is not merely to survive but to thrive and to do so with purpose, passion and power. She reiterated the need for every woman to forever stay hungry even as they will be equipped today.
At 360 Woman Africa we are daily driven by our mandate to raise a vibrant generation of 360” women who have a well rounded life and a wholistic perspective to life and purpose.
The Women Thrive Conference 3.0 had hundreds of young women entrepreneurs and professionals were attendance, Following the objective of the team Purpose, Passion and Power, delegates were given deep insights as to how to live a life a purpose , filled with passion and access to power through continuous service and diligence to work. The speakers at different times stressed the need to build with the long team in mind while been reminded the need to develop grit and staying power.
Adaora Mbelu (Director, Trellis Group) on the 1st panel along side with Folusho Gbadamosi (Director,Business Process and Technology Prime Atlantic Group), Eno Essien (CEO Rheytrak Ltd) spoke clearly on purpose as not been any magical force that shows up and makes everything alright. Finding purpose is great ,accepting it is greater but the greatest is your ability to fulfill that purpose,to be able to use your gifts effectively which means you have to put in work which includes learning skills that are beneficial to the expression of your purpose.
The second speaker Osayi Alile (CEO, ACT Foundation) started off the passion segment along side other panelist which include Pearl Uzokwe (Director, Govenance and Sustainaility Sahara Group) and Olujimi Tewe (CEO Inspiro Consulting) with saying that passion is a journey that grows. They urged delegates to live life daily with passion and kindness, passion grows in the place of service so always find a means to serve.
The last panel on power moderated by Tomilayo Aluko (Head TQM,wholesale banking Access bank) agreed and defined power as the ability to influence possible outcomes, each speaker which includes Owen Omogiafo (MD/CEO Transcorp Hotels PLC), Nnena Ogogo(Head Woman Banking FCMB) and Ichiechi Okonkwo (Deputy MD Nedcomoaks). They spoke on personal branding as a key element to access networks to influences power and encouraged delegates to be more deliberate and intentional with their personal brand always.
The event ended with the keynote speaker Ndidi Nwuneli sharing key pointers to purpose ,passion and power which includes the theme for her in deeply rooted in her faith in God. She highlighted that staying on your lane, excellence,living a life of integrity and renewed mindset.She urged everyone to be in legacy mood , what will you live behind, what will you be remembered for.Be Fearless!!
You can’t have power if all you care about is yourself always. Keep learning, growing and pushing yourself.
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