WEConnect International in Nigeria identifies, educates, registers, and certifies women's business enterprises that are at least 51% owned, managed, and controlled by one or more women. WEConnect International is the only non-profit connecting women-owned businesses with multi-national corporate purchasing organizations outside of the United States.
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News and Events
(May 12, 2017) Dr. Maymunah Yusuf Kadiri popularly referred to as “THE CELEBRITY SHRINK,” is a multiple award winning Mental Health Physician & Advocate.
She is the Medical Director and Psychiatrist - In - Chief at Pinnacle Medical Services, Nigeria’s leading and foremost Psychology and Mental health clinic prominent in the application of innovative clinical approaches in the management/treatment of a wide range of psychological, emotional, and behavioural related disorders.
Congratulations to Dr. Ibilola Amao, founder of certified women's business enterprise Lonadek Limited! She has been selected as a mentee for the Vital Voices 2017 Global Ambassadors Program (GAP) to be held in Charlotte, NC, May 8-12, 2017. GAP connects women leaders (mentees) — at a tipping point in their professional, business and leadership paths — with established women executives (Global Ambassadors or mentors) for mentorship. Vital Voices takes an innovative, immersive approach to mentoring in regions around the world; offering in-person exchanges, business acumen and skills training, networking and personal development workshops.
(March 31, 2017) Marsha Firestone, Founder and President of the Womens' President Organization, announced Femi Olayebi as the co-winner of the Best Mentor and Role Model Award at the inaugural WEConnect International Gala on March 30 in Washington, DC. She shares the honor with Dana Denis-Smith of the UK. The Best Mentor and Role Model Award recognizes WEConnect International certified women business owners that have not only developed successful businesses, but have also helped those around them do the same. Shade Ladipo, Director for WEConnect International in Nigeria, accepted the award on Femi's behalf.