The Shift Recalibrate

Nov 6, 2020 | 7:30 am

Our first Virtual Conference
Join me at the #WIMBIZ19thAnnualConference2020 as we speak on the theme "The Shift Recalibrate". Mark it in your diary and follow us on Twitter for further information.
17 18 days 17 18 hours 47 48 minutes 30 31 seconds

About Wimbiz Annual Conference

Women in Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ) is a non-profit organisation formed in 2001 by 14 individuals to be a platform for professional women whether they are in careers or running their own businesses. Over the last 19 years, implemented programs that inspire, empower and advocate for a greater representation of women in leadership positions in the public and private sector

WIMBIZ has a contributory associate pool of over 700 accomplished women in management, business and public service. WIMBIZ collaborates with credible domestic and international global organizations to deliver programs, which have influenced over 200,000 women since inception.

Our vision is to be the catalyst that elevates the status and influence of women and their contribution to nation building. Our mission is to inspire and empower women to attain leadership positions in business, management and public service.

The Annual Conference is WIMBIZ’s flagship event which holds November of every year and is attended by over 1500 women from all over the world to discuss a broad range of issues centered around a cutting edge theme that is topical and relevant to women in the business, corporate, public and development sectors.

In the word of Amy E. Herman “…the best way to rethink something we’ve been doing for years, the way we do our jobs, the way we interact with others, the way we see the world is to step outside of ourselves, and outside of our comfort zone.”

2020 has so far been a year of change, a year of a shift in priorities and a decline in global economies. The aftermath is that everything has changed in all aspects of our lives from our homes, social interactions, businesses, forced technology adoption to our emotional well-being. Economies around the world are still grappling with the effects of the pandemic, same as Nigeria, which was already tackling its own fiscal challenges.

Recalibrating our perspective will help us keep an open mind, infuse optimism and embrace change with a positive outlook. To borrow from Dr Wayne Dyer, “When you change the way you look at things, what you look at changes!”

The WIMBIZ 2020 Conference aims to get our participants to embrace change as opposed to struggling with it. Furthermore, the conference will challenge participants to reposition their businesses and careers by innovating and collaborating.

19+ Years

Over the last 18 years, we have driven execution our vision by empowering and inspiring women through our Annual Conference which has become the biggest and most inspiring Conference for women in Nigeria

1500+ Women

Engage, connect, share and be inspired by over 1500 women from diverse areas of the corporate, business and public sectors, including indigenous and international delegates

50+ Speakers

The Conference will attract over 50 speakers who will build on the successes of previous Conferences and push the envelope by challenging women to break stereotypes and brave uncharted territories in emerging markets


  • 10:40 am. - 12:10 pm.

    Leading from the heart: Creating a culture of Empathy & Authenticity

    • Abubakar Suleiman , Chief Executive Officer, Sterling Bank Plc
    • Babatunde Irukera , Chief Executive Officer, Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission
    • Yemisi Ayeni , Portfolio Non-Executive Director
  • 12:15 pm. - 1:15 pm.

    Collaboration: Exploring Audacious Synergies

    • Dr. Anino Emuwa , Founder & Managing Director, Avandis Consulting
    • Chienye Ogwo , CEO, Africa Initiative for Governance
    • Funkola Odeleye , Co-Founder & CEO, DIYlaw
  • 1:55 pm. - 3:25 pm.

    Disruptive Innovation: Reposition for Success

    • Amal Hassan , Founder & CEO, Outsource Global
    • Samaila D. Zubairu , President & Chief Executive Officer, Africa Finance Corporation
    • Brandi DeCarli , Founding Partner, Farm from a Box
    • Funmi Roberts (Moderator) , Principal Partner, Funmi Roberts & Co.


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After Party & Side Events

After Conference Connect

WIMBIZ 1st Virtual After Conference Hangout.  Music, Games, Networking & Giveaways.

Official Disk Jockey: Dj OBI

Date: Friday Jul. 30, 2021
Time: 6:00 pm

Supported by:

Tweet Chat with @TheBiyiTudors

Join @thebiyitudors as he engages “Ngover Ihyembe-Nwankwo” in tweet chat to discuss the upcoming Wimbiz 19th Annual Conference (1st Virtual Conference).

Join the conversation using the hashtag #WIMBIZAnnualConference2020

Date: Friday Jul. 30, 2021
Time: 6:00 pm
Venue: Twitter

Virtual Networking

Highlight: Speed Networking & Elevator Pitch.

Date: Friday Jul. 30, 2021
Time: 7:45 am

Supported by:

WIMBIZ Annual Conference DANCE-A-THON

On Saturday October 24, 2020 Fitness and Wellness Coach – Dolly Phillips will be facilitating the WIMBIZ first Virtual Pre-Conference DANCE-A-THON as we prepare to RECALIBRATE on November 6!.

Join us by registering.

Attendance is absolutely FREE