NGX Regulation Limited (NGX RegCo), a prominent Self-Regulatory Organisation (SRO) committed to advancing market development, proudly unveils its groundbreaking initiative, “EquipHER,” designed to empower women and drive inclusive growth within Nigeria’s Equity Market.
In collaboration with key market stakeholders, NGX RegCo is poised to host the inaugural workshop for female investors under the theme “EquipHER: Financial Literacy and Inclusion for Women’s Economic Growth.” The event is scheduled to take place at the Nigerian Exchange Group House in Lagos on Friday, 17 November 2023. The workshop will feature impactful presentations, goodwill messages, a fireside chat, and a panel discussion led by esteemed professionals from both the public and private sectors in Nigeria.
Ms. Tinuade Awe, the Chief Executive Officer of NGX RegCo, shared her insights on the initiative, stating, “NGX RegCo’s EquipHER initiative is a dedicated effort to create pathways for women in the dynamic landscape of the Nigerian Equity Market. We believe that true economic growth can only be achieved when all segments of our society have equal access to opportunities, and EquipHER is our commitment to fostering such an environment.”
The EquipHER initiative adopts an inclusive approach, addressing various facets of women’s financial inclusion in alignment with Nigeria’s National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Capital Market Master Plan, and several United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) focused on promoting financial inclusion for the benefit of the National Economy and Market Development.
Ms. Awe highlighted that the workshop aims to inspire, inform, and empower participants, with the ultimate goal of enhancing women’s participation in the equity market and fostering a more equitable and inclusive market. NGX RegCo remains resolute in its dedication to driving positive change and market development initiatives in Nigeria’s Equity Market.