FBNQuest Hosts Webinar on Social, Cultural Development for Women

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FBNQuest, the investment banking and asset management subsidiary of FBN Holdings Plc, recently hosted an event themed Lifting the Glass Ceiling which was designed to encourage women to continually strive to pursue and achieve their goals as working professionals and entrepreneurs.

The virtual event was hosted as part of the organisation’s Leading Conversations with FBNQuest Series and the FBNQuest Women Interactive Network (FBNQuest WIN), in recognition of the critical role women play in the economic, social and cultural development of any community and FBNQuest WIN was created as a platform for female employees within the firm to learn, interact and progress in their careers.

The session provided an avenue for the panellists to discuss challenges women face in the workplace such as gender diversity and inclusion. It also provided insights on how women can thrive in both their professional, business and personal life by making a plan, showing up as their most authentic self, personal development, and having a strong support system and mentors who will guide and encourage them.

The webinar featured an interactive panel discussion from experts that examined key issues in relation to their personal experiences and gave useful tips needed to help women be more effective and efficient.

The discussants featured seasoned experts such as Ijeoma D. Agboti-Obatoyinbo, Managing Director, FBNQuest Funds; Fiona Ahimie, Managing Director, FBNQuest Securities; and a guest speaker, Francesca Uriri, Founder Leading Ladies Africa (a women empowerment non-profit that celebrates the lives of African women, and promotes leadership, diversity and gender inclusion). Oluwatoyin Olaojo, Business Development Manager FBNQuest Merchant Bank acted as the panel moderator.

Commenting on the session, Barbara Ezeife, Head Marketing and Corporate Communications at FBNQuest Merchant Bank stated that “At FBNQuest, we are committed to having conversations that empower women to rise above challenges and participate fully in life. We believe that it is pivotal to not only build a strong network of women but to also support and create more opportunities that will empower women on all economic levels.”

Participants at the session were equipped with information on how to live intentionally, know your worth and advocate for yourself.

FBNQuest launched its Leading Conversations with FBNQuest webinar series in 2020. The series focuses on market, industry, lifestyle, consumer insights and analyses that are crucial for individual and corporate success.

These sessions feature seasoned professionals from FBNQuest, as well as other industry experts in corporate and private investment management, wealth preservation, financial advisory and other areas of interest.

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