Flourish Africa Sets The Pace For The Motion To Disrupt


Flourish Africa in its incessant quest to empower and encourage women to reach their God-ordained potential across the continent has stirred up the #MotionToDisrupt in about 800 women on 20th July 2019 at the Harbour Point Hall, Victoria Island. The order of event was articulately managed by Mc Olivia.

The annual event convened by Mrs Folorunso Alakija hosted the ladies in the ambience of the popular location with an exhilarating opening speech.

Mrs Folorunso Alakija incited the motion for disruption through her memorable speech:

“Disruption displaces a market, product or technology to create a new path which is more efficient and worthwhile” with an addition, “For you to be a disruptor, you need to be bold, willing , a Visioneer and a strategist.”

A life-transforming and inspirational keynote address was delivered by Ms. Peace Hyde – Head of Digital Media and Partnerships for Forbes Africa, Founder of Aim Higher Africa.

Sessions on the #MotionTo Disrupt were facilitated by seasoned speakers; Adaora Mbelu – Director of Trellis Group, Blondie Okpuzor – Founder and CEO of BathKandy Co., Temie Giwa– Tubosun – Founder of LifeBank, Buogo Obi – CEO of Wooddesignes Furniture.

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The convener also revealed the plans to commence Business Master Classes within the year.  These will be facilitated by seasoned business coaches and are aimed at encouraging personal mentoring and development of participants in their chosen fields of endeavour.

The highlight of the conference include rendition of testimonies from the past editions of the conference where one of the participants revealed how she had gained inspiration of a business plan at the 2018 edition tagged ‘Breaking Through,’ she went further to state that her take-home information unveiled the can-do spirit in her, orientate her and position her to self-finance her business.

It was ended with a satisfactory closing remark.

More updates on the event can be accessed on the social media channels and via our official website at  www.flourishafrica.com

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