The maiden edition of the Nationa Conference For Women And Girl Child, founded by Nigerian entrepreneur and filmmaker, Favour Benson, is set to take place in Lagos on March 20, 2020.
According to the organizers, the theme for this year is Raising the 21st-century child (with the emphasis of a girl child, and has called on a line-up of disruptive women to share their experiences with a room of over 1000 millennials.
The project has the mandate to equip women with the tools they need to align with the changing digital clime through mentoring programs, skills acquisition sessions, and events that focus on the well-being of the millennial woman.
This year, Dupe Oni, who is the founder of Standard Bearers School, an early learning academic institution that guides young minds in the use of coding, programming and software development is confirmed to deliver the keynote address.
Dupe Oni is an educationist and a leader in the nursery and primary education space. She is the Executive Director of Standard Bearers School, a leading academic institution located in the heart of Lekki, Lagos.
She also works with CEOs and senior-level executives, facilitating transformational change in the academic field.
Dedicated to early learning development, Dupe leads workshops and retreats around the world centered around the ‘Technovation Girls’ curriculum as a key tool in primary education.
As a go-getting influencer, Dupe Oni loves nothing more than inspiring positive change on a global scale. She has partnered with several of the largest Tech brands across the world to amplify the need for tech-compliant classrooms for early learners.
Dupe believes that parents today need to understand that education is for the child’s future and not for them.
she will be joining other leading women to empower people who are going to inspire the next generation of female change agents across Africa.