Tropical General Investments (TGI) Group, a leading contributor to the Nigerian economy, announces the inaugural edition of the Women in TGI Webinar Series, aimed at fostering gender inclusion within the conglomerate and beyond.
This initiative, spearheaded by the Women in TGI Committee, is designed to empower and promote inclusivity for women in the workplace, reflecting TGI’s commitment to diversity.
The webinar will be held on Friday, December 1, 2023, at 11:00 am with the theme: Building an Inclusive and Sustainable Tomorrow: Gender Diversity & ESG.
The webinar will feature an esteemed lineup of speakers, including Aisha Abubakar, Non-Executive Director, Union Bank, as the keynote speaker.
Other speakers include Samirah Bello, Partnership Lead, Thrive Agric; Vivian Imoh-Ita, Head of Retail Banking, Union Bank of Nigeria; Tolulope Babajide, Gender Network Manager, FSD Africa; Maria Christodoulou, Sustainability Manager, TGI Group; Habiba Suleiman, Group Head – Strategic Partnerships, TGI Group; and Yosola Onanuga, Group Head – Sustainability, TGI Group.
They will share valuable insights, best practices, and strategies for seamlessly integrating gender diversity and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) considerations into TGI’s business operations.
Onome Agomate, HR Director – Non-Agri-Business, TGI Group and Chair of the Women in TGI Committee, expressed the committee’s dedication to supporting the Group in creating an environment where women feel valued and supported.
She emphasized the goal of providing tangible pathways for the advancement of women within TGI Group, going beyond mere representation.
“One of our core values as a Group is Diversity and Inclusion” Agomate stated. “Our commitment to these values goes beyond lip service; we will continue to ensure that avenues are provided for women to excel, grow, and shape the future of TGI Group.”
Remi Oni, Executive Director, TGI Group, added, “Empowering women is not just a moral imperative but a strategic advantage.
The Women in TGI Webinar Series is a key step in fostering a workplace culture that not only celebrates women’s strengths and contributions, but also ensures that we create an environment for women to thrive.”
The webinar is open to everyone and interested participants can register by clicking the link. More information is available on the group’s social media pages.
The Women in TGI Committee’s mandate focuses on improving attraction, selection, development, representation, and retention at all levels of the organization, and to serve as an example to other organizations.
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