Yippee! It’s the INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S MONTH???? Welcome to the month of March, 2016!
Women’s History Month is an annual declared month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. The International Women’s is being celebrated on Tuesday, March 8, 2016!
#ListenUpNG MARCH EDITION will be in commemoration of this glorious landmark. It’s going to be an all women affairs! Tweeting about issues peculiar to us.???? So, if you are a woman or a man that has either a wife or mother, daughter, female friends etc???? this edition is a MUST!
WATCH THIS SPACE FOR UPDATES ON THE PROFILES OF THESE NOTABLE WOMEN!
Rev. Mrs. Laurie Whetstone- Idahosa was born in Wilmington, Delaware, USA in a Pastors home. She married Bishop F.E. Benson Idahosa in 2002. They have been blessed with four sons, Benson (2007, deceased) Feb Jr. (2008), Nathaniel (2011) and Judah (2013.)
She has traveled to over 40 countries with renowned ministries. She graduated from the School of Biblical Studies and the School of Ministerial Training in New Castle, DE and received her Bachelors in Christian Ministry from Chesapeake Bible College and Seminary in Maryland, USA.
She also trained as a missionary, an Emergency Medical Technician, First Aid and CPR instructor and a Disaster Relief Responder. She is a gifted event manager, real estate investor and has owned several successful businesses. She is trilingual in Spanish, Pidgin and English.Since 2003, Rev. Laurie has worked as a Director and member of Executive Management in Benson Idahosa University.
Wk 10. TOPIC: STRONG WOMEN CRY TOO.
DATE: FRIDAY 5th of March, 2016.
YEWANDE OGUNNUBIYewande Ogunnubi is a passionate women and children’s rights advocate. With over 14 years experience in the development sector within and outside Nigeria, her goal is to inspire/equip people, corporations and institutions to leverage on ‘communality’ and ‘humanity’ to achieve their bottom-line. She holds a degree in Law from Olabisi Onabanjo University and Masters in Human Rights Law from the University of Cape Town (SA).
She became the first Nigerian to be awarded ‘Certified Participatory Gender Audit Facilitator’ by the Training Institute of the International Labour Organization, Turin, Italy in 2013.
Currently, she has taken development consulting, training and life coaching as a career path while serving as Chief Transformation Officer (CTO) at Labalaba Consult Ltd; a bespoke firm focused on managing individual and organizational transformation process.
Wk 11. TOPIC: THE ALPHA FEMALE.
DATE: FRIDAY 11th of March, 2016.
ABOUT TITILOLA TEWE
Titilola Tewe has a passion to make a positive difference in people’s lives especially young women. She is the lady behind The Father’s Girls, a ministry with a vision to raise and nurture young girls into responsible adults.
Titilola holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Olabisi Onabanjo University. She is a seasoned speaker at conferences, schools and other gatherings. She resides in Lagos Nigeria with her husband and two children.
Wk 12. TOPIC: GIRLS AT RISK
DATE: FRIDAY 18th of March, 2016
Wk 13. TOPIC: STOP THE PITY PARTY!
DATE: FRIDAY 25th of March, 2016.