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Hilda Baci, Transcorp president, others to be moderators at UBA Conversations 


Hilda Baci, Transcorp president, others to be moderators at UBA Conversations 

By Jennifer S Kuwanta 

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc is set to celebrate this year’s ‘Africa Day’ in commemoration of African unity with the fifth edition of the annual UBA Africa Conversations.

This annual seasonal event is to take place at the Tony Elumelu Amphitheater, UBA House on Wednesday, May 24th, 2023.

Coming at a time where Africans are achieving great feat on the global front, UBA Conversation 2023 provides the opportunity for the African and global audience to hear and connect with diverse panelists on their African journeys, and how they have waded through various challenges to attain global successes in their own rights.

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This year’s theme is said to be, ‘Innovating for Growth in Africa’ and interestingly, this edition involves an all-female panel who are certified professionals in their own right from various fields.

They include the Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer, UBA Africa, Abiola Bawuah; President, Transnational Corporation (Transcorp) Plc, Owen Omogiafo; award-winning and trendsetting Foodpreneur/Chef, Hilda Baci; Renowned Fashion Designer, Banke Lawson-Kuku; and Business & Technology Executive; Folusho Gbadamosi.

These intelligent women will speak on how they have succeeded at their craft over time, and the place of innovation in business. They will also speak on their personal journeys, and how women have aptly taken their pride of place against all odds to emerge as business leaders while supporting change on this continent.

Also expected at this all-important event is the Chairman, UBA Group, Tony Elumelu; the Group Managing Director, Oliver Alawuba, other key management staff, business leaders and key players in the economic, financial and business landscape in Africa.

Africa Day has been celebrated every year on May 25th since 1963, across the African continent and worldwide.

The day was inaugurated by the Organisation of African Unity, in celebration of the unity, diversity and beauty of Africa and its people.

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