DANG Women Fest 2024: Celebrating Women of Substance and Empowering Others

The Podium Lekki was ablaze with excitement as women from various walks of life, including the crème de la crème of society, gathered for the DANG Women Fest 2024 hosted by the empowering online community, Diary of a Naija Girl.

The event, spearheaded by the convener Ifedayo Agoro, a former oil and gas executive turned CEO of Diary of a Naija Girl, had a theme of ‘Inspiring Inclusion and Breaking the Norms,’ resonating with the attendees. Agoro emphasized the significance of celebrating diversity and empowering women from all backgrounds.

With over 800 diverse women in attendance, including career leaders, entrepreneurs, mothers, and students, the festival provided a vibrant space for collaboration, growth, and celebration. Keynote speaker Adesua Dozie, Vice Chairman of Exxon Mobil Nigeria, underscored the importance of women’s leadership and empowerment in today’s society, highlighting the need for more female representation in leadership positions across various sectors.

Other speakers, including Uche Pedro, CEO of BellaNaija, Hilda Baci, content creator and founder of Hilda Foods, and Hawa Lawal, known as Iyawo Kabiru, shared inspiring stories of resilience and success in their respective fields. Panels and breakout sessions covered a wide range of topics, from personal finance to mental wellness, tailored to various interests and industries.

The event also featured live performances by Niniola and DJ sets by Ms DSF, along with meet-and-greets with inspiring women, a pop-up DANG Lifestyle shop, and wine and dine sessions throughout the evening. Olive Mordi, an MC and broadcast journalist, skillfully coordinated the event.

DANG Women Fest 2024 was proudly sponsored by 5Alive, with support from Woodhall Capital, Guinness, Dang Lifestyle, and Kafe Fresco, among others. Partners such as BellaNaija, Document Women, Aura by Transcorp, and Shuttlers contributed to the success of the event.

Overall, the festival served as a platform to celebrate women of substance, empower others, and foster a sense of inclusion and support within the community.

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