Union Bank Plc, is one of the banks in the fore front of ensuring that they try as much as possible to reach lives through the various platforms available towards empowering Nigerians no matter how little it is.
The bank recently unveiled of the 40 women-in-business who are participating in the Union Bank and Leading Ladies Africa “Enterprise and Leadership Programme.”
Leading Ladies Africa is a women-focused non-profit with the vision of achieving 25% of female representation in the fields of Leadership, Business, Politics and Advocacy.
Leading Ladies Africa’s key objectives are to promote inclusivity and diversity, and also to develop programs that will equip women with skills, provide hands on capacity training and inspire them to achieve their set objectives in their lives, businesses and careers. A key aim of Leading Ladies Africa is to meet the UN’s fifth Sustainable Development Goal of empowering women and promoting gender equality.
Through the support of Union Bank, Leading Ladies Africa will run a 2-month intensive program for 40 female entrepreneurs called The Enterprise and Leadership Program (ELP). The ELP is a practical, hands-on program that is focused on enabling the women entrepreneurs in Nigeria to identify business opportunities, create and sustain viable enterprises.