Female Executives Launch Advocacy Group for Women in Manufacturing

As part of efforts to strengthen and inspire women in their chosen career especially in the area of business, Science and Technology, an independent non-partisan organisation, the Women in Manufacturing in Africa (WIM Africa) has been birthed in Lagos.

Speaking at the ceremony, the Ogun state Commissioner for Agriculture Mrs. Adepeju Adebajo who pioneered the idea while she was managing director of Lafarge Africa Plc said WIM Africa will inspire women to grow, learn, share and inspire each other for the growth of the manufacturing sector.

Another founding member of WIM Africa the Director of Communications Public Affairs and Sustainable Development, Lafarge Africa, Mrs Folashade Ambrose-Medebem said that WIM Africa will ultimately encourage girls to take keener interest in Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) subjects in primary and secondary schools as a way of growing the pipeline of women that take up careers in the manufacturing sector.

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