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.’’