WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP
ADVANCEMENT NETWORK

Women In Leadership Advancement Network

WHY WILAN

‘’Women’s leadership can change everything, everywhere. It will lead to more sustainable families, communities, businesses, organizations, and Nations’’

Abosede George-Ogan

WHY WILAN?

‘’Women’s leadership can change everything, everywhere. It will lead to more sustainable families, communities, businesses, organizations, and Nations’’

Abosede George-Ogan

OUR VISION

A catalyst for advancing womens`s leadership across all levels of political, economic, and public life in Nigeria

Cost excluding women

OUR MISSION

To ensure women’s leadership advancement in Nigeria by providing access to the community, knowledge, resources, opportunities, and support women need to become effective leaders that thrive.

FOUNDER

Abosede George-Ogan

ABOUT ME
Abosede George-Ogan, Founder, Women in Leadership Advancement Network (WILAN) is a tri-sector leader with almost 20 years’ experience working across the non-profit, private, and public sectors as a development professional. She began her career in development with ActionAid International Nigeria and coordinated Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability for Keystone Bank, FirstBank and Samsung Electronics West Africa, respectively.
Abosede also served as Director, Strategy, Funding and Stakeholder Management at the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) as part of a team creating jobs in Africa’s largest city by population, Lagos. She Chairs the Gender sub-committee of the Crosscutting Technical Working Group of the Nigeria Medium Term National Development Plan Team and is a Vital Voice VV Engage fellow.
She has a degree in Political Science/Public Administration from Igbinedion University, an MSc in Communication for Innovation & Development from The University of Reading and a Master in Public Administration (MPA) from the Harvard Kennedy School where she was recognised with the Josephine Vernon award as the most outstanding Edward S. Mason Fellow and the Women and Public Policy Programme Barbara Jordan Award for Women’s Leadership.
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TEAM

Board of Trustees / Advisory Board

NAFISA ATIKU

Nafisa Atiku

Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation

IBILOLA OTEGBADE

Ibilola Otegbade

SA to Nigeria's President on New Media, Office of VP

FUNKE SHONEKAN

Funke Shonekan

Executive Director for The Chris Ogunbanjo Foundation

Consultants

NAFISA ATIKU

Nafisa Atiku

Consultant

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