The Anniversary Ball will showcase our impact over the years but most especially our impact from the Big Sister Program designed to promote and fund education of girls in senior secondary schools in Lagos, Minna and Port Harcourt, as well as thank individuals and organisations that have given us significant support over the years and share in our vision ‘to be the catalyst that elevates the status and influence of women and their contributions to nation building.’ Having been in existence for fifteen years and grown in an unanticipated way, it is clear to us that WIMBIZ has provided a much needed and timely intervention.
WIMBIZ in partnership with McKinsey and UN Women presents the Women Matter Africa Report as part of our 15th Annual anniversary celebration which is scheduled to hold on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. Based on both organisations commitment to advocate for women matters, we decided to join forces given our research background on gender issues.
More specifically, the Women Matter report presents the case for gender diversity in Leadership across Africa using information gathered across 14 countries including Lagos, Nigeria.
WIMBIZ in special partnership with EbonyLife TV, presents the EbonyLife TV Sisterhood Awards as part of our 15th Annual anniversary celebration. Based on both organizations commitment to advocate and empower women to work together to accomplish great things and seek to celebrate those that have excelled. The Awards ceremony will showcase 10 categories of awards on Friday, November 4, 2016 during the Conference closing ceremony.
- Advocate of the Year
- Best Collaboration of the Year
- Entrepreneur of the Year
- Fashion Designer of the year
- Philanthropist of the year
- Lifetime Achievement of the Year
- TV Personality of the year
- Made in Nigeria Product of the Year
- Film and TV director of the year
- Man of the year
Nomination Opened: Friday, September 2, 2016
Closed: Friday, October 1, 2016
Winner Announcement: Friday, November 4, 2016.