by Adaeze Ukpai
The Kilali Tribe, an all female inspirational platform compromising top female executives and phenomenal women in partnership with Eveafrique Empowerment Initiative hosted the second edition of The Woman and Her Must, on Wednesday, November 30th in Port Harcourt with over a 100 women in attendance.
The Woman and Her Must was an intimate gathering of women from all spheres of life. The goal was to network while relaxing, learning and having fun simultaneously.
The Jewels of the Kilali Tribe are;
Ichechi Okonkwo ( C E.O Victoria Crest Homes ), Orifie Uyo ( External Relations Strategist and Executive Life Coach ), Kalanne Fubara ( Regional Director International Operations with Dubai Department of Economy and Tourism, UAE ), Christine Idiniboyeobu ( Group Head, Corporate Service at Jamub Group, Nigeria ), Dr Tonye Ifie-Sekibo ( Consultant in Community Gynecology Sexual & Reproductive Health Care UK ), Awoibim Allwell-Brown ( CEO CP -Harcourt Investments LTD ), Atainu Adiele-Ogbor ( CEO Manuella group ), Dr. Sophia Horsfall ( Management Expert ), Dr. Imomoemi ibisiki ( Company Secretary/Legal Adviser Heritage Bank PLC ), Osepiribo Ben-Willie ( Executive Director Heritage Bank PLC ), Etemore Glover ( Project Lead @ Impact investors Foundation/CEO Nigerian National Advisory Board ), Yolanda Okereke Fubara ( CEO/Creative Director, Rani Company and Wardrobe Shack/Fashion Entrepreneur/Film Maker/Brand Consultant ), Sonia Oladoyin ( Global head of Training Business, CGF ), Viola Graham Douglas ( Director, IPS, Reserve and Modern Trade Guiness Nigeria PLC ).
The Conference started with an opening remark by the President of the Kilali Tribe, Dr Tonye Ifie-Sekibo, also a three minutes welcome address video by Mrs Ibukun Awoshika ( Nigerian business woman, motivational speaker, and author ) was played and viewed by attendees, there she reiterated her readiness to support the Kilali Tribe. she also said; ” I’m proud of the Kilali Tribe and the work they’re doing in the Niger Delta. ”
Mrs. Ivy Davies-Etokakpan, ( Editor-in-chief, Eveafrique Magazine and partner of ‘The Woman and Her Must 2.0 ) educated the attendees on the Role of ” Eveafrique in nurturing the girl child, encouraging women to learn as much as they can.
The Woman and Her Must 2.0 was an interactive session as members of the Kilali tribe spoke on different topics, allowing women ask questions and exchange resources and information with one another.
Skit Maker Samuel Perry, popular with the name Broda Shaggi made a special appearance at the Conference, sharing his experience and journey while building his career. He also charged the women to be Original, Consistent and to never forget God.
Other guests who made an appearance at the Conference includes Nigerian business man, and ‘should-be’ gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Tonye Cole, CEO Essence screen Nneka Bissong, Creative Director of Revamp your style limited Peaceful Owoghiri, Izobe Spiff amongst others.
It was indeed an auspicious occasion spuring women to support each other, network, meet new partners, take pictures and to create indefatigable Tribes to thrive.