As a part of its women empowerment initiatives and sustained drive towards showcasing innovative women-led technology entrepreneurs, the Dangote Group is sponsoring the “Women in Technology” session at the ongoing Social Media Week.
A release from the Corporate Communication department of the Dangote Group, signed by Mr. Esan Sunday, stated that Halima Dangote, Executive Director at the Dangote Industries Limited and daughter of Africa’s richest man, speaking at the session, premised the group’s support for women’s leadership in technology on the need to “sustainably integrate and empower women in the wave of digital globalization that is redefining humanity.”

The statement said Halima ignited insightful conversations on the convergence of leadership, technology advancement and gender parity, and that she highlighted the multiplier effect any investment made in women and girls had on economies and called for more deliberate women participation in key leadership roles, specifically in the ICT space, reputed to be traditionally dominated by men.

Read more at http://www.dailytrust.com.ng/news/general/halima-dangote-canvasses-women-empowerment/187666.html#7X8dQxv4Ku9U74qh.99

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