Revolutionary: Performance Strategist Is Advocating More Global Support for Women In All Sectors Right Now

Renowned Performance Strategist, Dr. Abiola Salami, has emphasised the importance of increased global support for women. 

He highlighted the significance of women enhancing their skills, sharing their achievements to motivate others, separating their experiences from the lessons and fostering a supportive community to achieve the growth and progress they aspire to.

The author of The Peak Performing Woman’s Companion, set the tone at the Gender Balance Week/International Women’s Day event in Lagos, under the theme “Inclusion Matters” and powered by PwC. 

His statement echoed the spirit of IWD commemorated annually on March 8th, which honours the advancements in gender equality and women’s empowerment while also prompting a thoughtful review of these achievements and a renewed commitment to furthering global gender equality efforts.

According to Salami, women need to take proactive roles in shaping the discourse on inclusion, and urged them not to let external opinions constrain their potential. 

The Performance Strategist and Forbes Coaching Council member stressed the need for capable women to lead transformative initiatives across various sectors as part of advancing the dialogue on inclusion

He said: “It is essential for women to mutually support one another, a duty that extends beyond gender boundaries to encompass everyone, regardless of gender. 

Folashade Ambrose-Medebem, Commissioner for Commerce, Cooperatives, Trade and Investment

During the event, the Lagos State Commissioner for Commerce, Cooperatives, Trade and Investment, Folashade Ambrose-Medebem, emphasised the importance of embracing diversity, equity, and inclusion as foundational values that should shape human interactions, rather than mere trendy terms. 

Tara Fela-Durotoye, Founder, House of Tara

On her part, the Founder of House of Tara, Tara Fela-Durotoye, encouraged women to be more confident. She highlighted the need to engage women more to uncover their potential.

Odiri Ogini, CEO United Capital Asset Management

According to Odiri Ogini, CEO United Capital Asset Management, women must take personal responsibility for their success. She further added that young women should continue to make the most use of every opportunity available to learn and grow.

Omotolani Tayo-Osikoya (Chef T), Owner/Creative Director, Diary of A Kitchen Lover

Chef T, in her speech, encouraged women to support other women without pulling down or working against any woman. She said, ‘Whether she is above you, under you or your peer, support every woman around you.’

Dr. Abiola Salami, Worldclass Performance Strategist

Dr. Abiola Salami added that collaboration from all individuals is crucial in fostering the desired progress and advancement in inspiring gender inclusion. He concluded that, when women are enabled to operate at their highest levels of performance, they become drivers for socio-economic growth.

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