GS-23 Speakers

Gender and Inclusion Summit 2023

Our GS-23 Speakers

Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim
Hon. Minister of Youth Development
Keynote speaker

Dr. Tunji Alausa
Honourable Minister of State for Health and Social Welfare
Keynote speaker

Ibukun Awosika
Founder, Ibukun Awosika Leadership Academy/Convener, International Woman Leadership Conference
Keynote speaker

H.E., Dr. Okezie Victor Ikpeazu
Former Governor of Abia State

Florence Igboayaka
Founder, Period Place UK

Egemba Chinonso Fidelis
Executive Director, The 100k Club

Dr. Ishak Lawal
Executive Director, End Cervical Cancer Nigeria Initiative (ECCNI)

Olivia Onyemaobi
CEO, Padup Creations

Ugochukwu Nwosu
Head of Programmes and Grants, ACT Foundation

Rhoda Robinson
Executive Director, Hacey Health Initiative

Yetunde Moito
Head, One Woman, Sterling Bank

Hana Brixi
World Bank, Global Director, Gender

Jonathan Eigege
Associate Partner at Albright Stonebridge Group

Julia Valiant
Senior Economist, World Bank’s Africa Gender Innovation Lab

Emmanuella Jighjigh
Disability Inclusion Facilitator, Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities (JONAPWD)

Hansatu Adegbite
Executive Director, WIMBIZ

Fabia Ogunmekan
Lawyer and Corporate Executive

Amina Oyagbola
Founder & Chairperson Women in Successful Careers (WISCAR)

Azeezat Yishawu
Speaker at Nigerian Youth Parliament

Dr Raihanah Ibrahim
Principal - Solina Centre for International Development and Research (SCIDaR)

Afeez Olajire
Managing Partner/CEO, ACE Strategy

Michael Ilesanmi
Senior Social Development Specialist, World Bank

Eloka Oduah
Disability Inclusion Facilitator, Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities (JONAPWD)

Tolulope Babajide
Gender Network Manager, FSD Africa

Aishatu Aminu
Country Director, New Faces New Voices

Nabila Aguele
Lawyer, Public Policy Expert, and Gender Advocate

Ahmed Hamza Tijani
Oxfam Country Director, Ghana

Weyinmi Eribo
Director General, Women Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (WCCIMA)

Nafisa Atiku
Program Officer, Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation

Hassana Maina
Executive Director of ASVOIL Support Initiative

Halima Mohammed
Corp member, Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation

Modupe Ore Adetiba
Gender Advocate, Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation

Philip Idoko
Advocate for adolescent health and well-being

Caroline Othim
Technical Expert - Taxation and Gender Equality, United Nations Development Programme New York

David S. Davidsson
Gender and Tax Specialist, UNDP New York

Toyin Bashir
Partner at Banwo & Ighodalo

Samuel Omoi
Country Manager, Christian Blind Mission Nigeria

Hauwa Ibrahim Adamu
President Wives of FCT Traditional Rulers Association

Onyinye Belinda Ndubuisi
Gender and Human Rights, Programme Lead, UNDP Nigeria

Maryam Lawan Gwadabe
Founder, Blue Sapphire Hub

Dr Omotayo Ajirotutu
Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Amina Dorayi
Country Director, Pathfinder Nigeria

Dolapo Agbede
Disability Inclusion Advisor, Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities (JONAPWD)

Temi Badru

David Onyeneke
Country Marketing Manager at Oraimo Accessories

Asmau Benzies Leo
Executive Director, Centre for Nonviolence and Gender Advocacy in Nigeria (CENGAIN)

Maryam Uwais
Former Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments (Nigeria)

Partner at Banwo & Ighodalo, Nigeria

Solape Akinpelu
CEO HerVest

Gideon Olanrewaju
Chief Executive Officer, Aid for Rural Education Access Initiative (AREAi)

Sefunmi Oluwole
Co-lead, Advocacy, Datalead Africa Foundation

The Chairman, House Committee on Anti-Corruption, Lagos Island Federal Constituency

Antoinnette Lecky

Matthew Ohio
Industry Nite Organiser

Fifehan Osikanlu
Founder, Eden Group

Bidemi Adedire
Communications Consultant

Felix Alaita
Former SSA to the President of Nigeria

Idris Oladipo
Senior Instructional Technology and Innovation Lead UBEC

Bukola Shonibare
Founder, Invictus Africa

Ayomide Dokunmu
Founder, Femme Africa

Chukwuemeka Onyimadu
National Economist, UNWomen

Dr. Ruth Agbo
President, Association of Women in Trade & Agriculture (AWITA)

Dr Ese Owie
International Trade Lawyer & Sustainability Expert, President, The Cavendish Institute

Mrs Hope Onome Alex
CEO, Onome Food Market & Women Empowerment Advocate

Mary I. Afan
Former president, Small Scale Women Farmers Organization of Nigeria (SWOFAN)

Imade Bibowei-Osuobeni
Policy Advisor & Founder, Tech Herfrica

Ikeh Titus Adakole
Managing Partner, 6th Element Analytics & Research Ltd

Anita Kemi DaSilva - Ibru MD; MPH
Consultant Specialist – Obstetrics & Gynecology

Babafunke Fagbemi B. Pharm, MCA, MBA
Executive Director, Centre for Communication and Social Impact (CCSI)

Aoki Van–Egbolibe
Youth Advocate, UNICEF

Igbo Terfa
Youth Advocate, UNICEF

Takudzwa Kanyangarar
Gender and Development Manager, UNICEF