Lagos Wealth Creation and Employment Commissioner, Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf; Zainab Ini Abimbola, other leading women to speak at DareToInspire 3.0

Dare to Inspire (DTI), an initiative set up to empower, enlighten and elevate young (Muslim) women presents her third Annual Mentoring Session. The Session provides a platform for young women to observe, interact with and learn from outstanding and established women leaders, experienced business people and leading industry experts.

The theme for this third edition is “Muslim Women Inclusion in the Digital World”.

The keynote speaker for the event is Lagos State Honourable Commissioner for Wealth Creation and Employment, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf. Other notable speakers include Founder/CEO Thistle Group, Mrs. Zainab Ini Abimbola, IT Manager West & Central Africa at GlaxoSmithKline, Sherifat Akinwonmi, On-Air Personality and Host at Television Continental Nyma Akashat Zibiri, Founder Muslimah Style Guide, Oyinkansola Fatima Momoh, Actress/Movie Producer and Director, Kabirah Kafidipe and Enterprising Software Developers at Andela, Tawakalt Olaniyi and Hamdalah Adetunji  

Speaking at the announcement on Tuesday, the convener of the event, Mrs. Bunmi Ghiazat Adebimpe said “This edition of DTI Mentoring Session will center around our ever fast changing digital landscape. As Technology becomes the change driver in our interconnected world, we are excited to explore how young women can acquire the requisite skills and leverage digital knowledge to accelerate their personal development whilst expanding the frontiers of knowledge for an inclusive growth development of the society.”

This event creates opportunity for young women professionals and aspiring entrepreneurs to be mentored, guided and inspired by the success stories and life experiences of our seasoned business leaders”. The second edition, which was focused on “Living a Purpose Driven Life,” had in attendance experienced women leaders such as Mrs. Mosun Bello-Olusoga (Chairman, Access Bank Plc and Pro-Chancellor/Chairman of Council Olabisi Onabanjo University), Mrs. Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola (General Manager, Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency and Founder of Wecyclers Nigeria Limited), Ms Hauwa Ojeifo Founder, She Writes Woman) amongst many others. They charged the young women to discover their true purpose in life and continuously nurture or reinforce the right values that can drive them to become a positive change in the world.

This year’s event has been scheduled as follows:

Date: Saturday, 18th of May 2019

Time: 9AM Prompt

Venue: Multipurpose Hall, Laroche Leadership Foundation, Gbagada [before General Hospital],

Admission is FREE! To attend, log on to

For more information, please send an email to [email protected]

The event is in partnership with Laroche Foundation, Andela, VPcube Studios, The Accubin, Impreme Studios, Fesoda Integrated Services, Superheads International Limited,  Invigorate Media, Mustaeina TV, Bedouin,  The Z Company, Rubbin Minds, The Umm Fariha Network,  HalTV, KYBevents, DeenTalks Nigeria and ARABEL Exclusive Islamic Materials Ltd.

Official media partners include YNaija, Expoze Nigeria, Penzaarville Africa and Dotts Media House.

The official hashtag is #DTI3.0


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