Pension association sets to launch network for women

The Pension Fund Operators Association of Nigeria (PenOp) has planned to launch a network for women.

The group made this known during a webinar for women.

The event featured senior executives in the industry.The panelists included Idu Okwuosa; Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Access PFC, Joy Ojakovo; General Manager, Progress Trust CPFA, Ighojovbe Oghenekaro; CEO, Agip Pensions, and CEO, UBA Pensions, Blessing Ogwu.

The female leaders spoke about challenges of being in a leadership and how professionalism, tenacity, support and continuous learning got them to where they are.

The audience, drawn from women in the industry, asked questions.

Advising young women, Idu said: “Take the highway, choose your fight and don’t let the distractions get to you and you’ll make it to the top.

“As a woman, you can’t do it alone, you need to build alliances, have a support structure to be able to grow and to lean on when need arises.’’

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