DLM Group continues its commitment to celebrate and enable Women leaders on International Women’s Day 2021. In commemoration of this year’s International’s Women Day, Dunn Loren Merrifield; DLM Group joined the global community to celebrate women’s achievements and raise awareness about women’s equality.
The investment institution organized a one-day virtual session themed “Choose to challenge Mediocre.” The session was aimed at educating and igniting women to challenge the status quo and take practical steps for progress together. The Session had guest speakers such as Director, Google, West Africa, Juliet Emihuan; and the CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Honorable Abike Dabiri.
The Guest speakers charged their fellow women not to abdicate their roles in nation building, and to be the change agents for the desired future they envisage. They further advocated for support for women to achieve individual success, collective advancement, and business improvement.
Commenting on the theme of the year, Director, Google West Africa, Juliet Emihuan challenged women to reflect on their successes. ‘”Landmark events like IWD give us an opportunity to reflect on how far we’ve come, focus on what still needs to be done, and be inspired by the stories of triumph and success by women.” She said.
In her remarks, Honorable Abike Dabiri, challenged women to leave their comfort zones and participate in opportunities that gear towards career and personal fulfilment. ‘Women can do anything that men can do, if not do more, I therefore challenge all women to stop limiting ourselves and encourage gender support because together we can do more” she noted.
Celebrating International Women’s Day is an opportunity to recognize our employees’ successes and to continue the discussion on gender equity, said, Head of DLM Trustees, Lola Razaaq.’’ In DLM, we are committed to pressing for progress by nurturing a diverse, inclusive environment in which all of our people are empowered to achieve their full potential.” She added.