(May 22, 2017) Corporate Member Procter & Gamble (P&G) and WEConnect International in Nigeria recently held a training for 50 women business owners in Ibadan, Oyo State. The women entrepreneurs were trained on modules such as: Entrepreneurship and Strategy Development, Human Resource Development, Assessing Finance and Visibility for Personal & Corporate Branding using Digital Media & Tools. Insights were also given on P&G's procurement processes which intimated the participants on the company’s sourcing principles and how to do business with P&G.
One of the participants at the training and owner of certified women's business enterprise My World Of Bags, Femi Olayebi, appreciated P&G and WEConnect International for prioritizing women and creating diverse opportunities to empower them. She stated that “many organizations do not give women enough support but partnerships like these have equipped me to positively contribute to the family and to the nation at large.”