The Virtual Edition of the Global Female Leaders and Entrepreneurs Conference (FLEC) will take place from 23rd – 25th March 2021.
According to the Convener, Tokunbo Chiedu, CEO Compass Global, this global edition of FLEC is designed to be a “convergence”, to initiate powerful conversations with Female Leaders, around Gender Development and the pivotal role Gender Balance, and Diversity has to play in navigating the New Normal and particularly towards achieving a safe, and sustainable World for All. The event will showcase Female Leaders, and the sharpest minds in business, and across various fields.
About the Conference
The overarching theme of the conference focuses broadly on Gender Development and Innovation with emphasis on:
“Toolkits to Innovate, Survive, and Sustain” in the post-pandemic recovery phase.
The Flagship Conference, Master Class & Exhibition Brand is an initiative of Compass Global Business Services; an International Trade & Investment Promotion consultancy based in Lagos, Nigeria. For over 14 years, Compass Global has been committed to creating strong connections, access to new markets, and opportunities, including business linkages across regions in Africa & globally for its clients and strategic partners.
This Global Edition of FLEC has an exceptional line – of 30 Female Leaders, across multiple sectors representing 6 Countries, and 4 Continents.
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Day 1 will focus on High-Level Conversations of global import around Gender Development, Innovation & Corporate Governance. Setting the tone for the Conference, Presentations, and keynote speeches will be delivered by identified Leading Women, and notable Female achievers such as Ngone Diop – Sub Regional Director & Chief Gender Development Expert at the UN Economic Commission for Africa,
Aissatou Diallo -Senior Coordinator, African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and LDCs Focal Point International Trade Centre (ITC), Toki Mabogunje- President Lagos, Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Juliet Ehimuan – Country Head, Google Nigeria etc.
Aissatou Diallo – Senior Coordinator, African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and LDCs Focal Point International Trade Centre (ITC) Geneva
Toki Mabogunje- President, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Ngone DIOP Director UN Economic Commission for Africa Sub-Regional Office for West Africa (SRO-WA), Niger
Tokunbo Chiedu- CEO Compass Global_ Convener FLEC
The Event will be Compered by Dayo Benjamins – Laniyi – Nigeria’s most sought after MC, with Co – Comperes Adesua Oyenokwe, Editor In Chief Today’s Woman Magazine, and Ajoke Savage, Lead Consultant & Brand Educator, Savage Customer Experience Agency.
The 3-day program will explore the impact of Women on the World by drawing on Case Studies of sustainable solutions, and best practices led/developed/owned by Women, including Compelling Success Stories from around the globe, with regards to progress being made by Women across the Spheres of Government, and Policy, Business, Technology and within Corporate Organizations.
The FLEC platform is also committed to identifying and showcasing African Talents/Achievements alongside Global Case Studies.
To this end, FLEC will launch 2 new conference elements: SHEISTECHAFRICA: in recognition of the increasing role, and importance of Digital Technology, this element will focus on African Women as Producers/ Drivers of Technology.
Day 2 of the conference will showcase TECH FOR GOOD Champions from Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, and Tanzania.
Day 3 features SHEISFUTUREAFRICA, which is aimed at showcasing Female-Led Brands promoting Innovation, Thought Leadership & Sustainability, including global case studies of best practices across sectors.
A key driver of the FLEC platform is the need to foster new business opportunities, and to engage, and strengthen networks in the process, for the mutual benefits of the African Continent, and the rest of the World.
Tokunbo Chiedu concludes that Delegates can look forward to compelling case studies, and vital lesson to be shared via the built-in Master Classes taking place daily. FLEC is designed to provide our audience with experiential learning, and powerful tools; a means through which to promote personal empowerment towards inspiring the self-action that is required to build resilience in these challenging times.
Compass Global has a Proven Track Record of Working with its Strategic Partners to deliver carefully curated, and relevant content with a key focus on global concerns; whilst promoting empowerment, driving inspiration, and encouraging learning/transformation.