From left to right: Favour Femi-Oyewole, Abiodun Olubitan, Dr Markie Idowu, Yemi Okojie, Abim Meshionoye, Chinwe Egwim, Olubusola Ogundipe, Adesuwa Okunbo Rhodes, Aderonke Adetoro, Omobola Faleye and guests.
On January 31, 2024, 100 Women in Finance in Nigeria organized a session on Macroeconomic Outlook, sponsored by Access Bank Nigeria. The event successfully attracted over 40 professionals in the finance industry.
Opening remarks were given by Dr. Markie Idowu, 100WF Nigeria committee member and CEO of Xpress Payments Ltd, and Ms. Favour Femi-Oyelowo, Group Chief Information and Security Officer at Access Bank in Nigeria. Subsequently, the session commenced with a presentation by Ms. Chinwe Egwim, Chief Economist at Coronation Merchant Bank, who analyzed key macroeconomic indicators utilizing different scenarios. This gave good insights into the potential evolution of the business environment in 2024 and the implications for business.
Olubusola Ogundipe, Team Lead Women Banking, Access Bank Nigeria moderated a very engaging question and answer session after the presentation. Closing remarks were taken by Aderonke Adetoro, 100WF Nigeria committee member and Security Services Head at Citi. Finally, attendees had the opportunity to network with the presenter and industry colleagues over light refreshments.
The event received great feedback from the audience. “This session provided members with a valuable opportunity to enhance their skills in discussing and analyzing the 2024 outlook for crucial macroeconomic indicators. The aim was to empower individuals to strategically position themselves for potential business opportunities. Moreover, participants left the session with a fresh perspective on optimizing their personal investment portfolios.” stated Ms. Yemi Okojie, co-chair of 100WF Nigeria committee, and Head of Strategy & Corporate Development at FBN Holdings.
Thank you to Chinwe Egwim for sharing her perspectives and to Access Bank for sponsoring the event.
To learn more about 100WF in Nigeria please contact the Nigeria Committee.