Committee on Women in Advertising Organises First Annual Cocktail
The Committee on Women in Advertising of the Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria (AAAN) held its maiden edition of Women in Advertising and Communication Annual Cocktail on Thursday, 25th October, 2018 at The Regent Luxury Suites, GRA, Ikeja.
The discussants Mr. John Ugbe, CEO, Multichoice Nigeria, Mrs. Angela Emuwa, Chairman, Punch Newspaper and Mrs. Tope Jemerigbe, CEO, DKK Nigeria discussed the theme “Growing Female Chief Executives” during the fireside chat. They noted networking, work-life balance, capacity building and mentorship as some of the key issues women need to work on to grow in the workplace.
The President of the Association, Mr. Ikechi Odigbo in his opening remark noted that the Association values the distinct nature of women and their unique ability to influence, strengthen and elevate the advertising practice. He stated that the Association will continue to facilitate and promote equality and opportunity for women in the industry.
The Chairman, Committee on Women in Advertising, Mrs. Tope Jemerigbe in her welcome speech noted that the objective of the event is to attract, groom and retain female talent to the industry.