The one event every career girl should attend this year.

Are you an ambitious career woman looking to scale your career?Are you looking for practical tips to get ahead in your career? Do you want to learn from high powered career women who have made incredible career moves while balancing family, work?Are you looking for new forums to network with like minded women and potential mentors?Then you should attend the Running In Heels conference.

The aim of the conference is to highlight and accelerate the contribution of professional women to Nigeria’s overall economic prosperity as well as to improve the learning, development and networking culture amongst professional women across various sectors. It is our firm belief that this conference will not only provide a forum for in-depth conversation on topical and salient issues as they affect professional women but also provide them with the tools to make informed career choices and scale opportunities for career growth.

We will be having amazing and seasoned professionals on six panels that cut across every sector. Topics to be covered include,

#HeForShe : Creating work spaces where women can thrive. 

Empowering women involves equal partnership between men and women. As we continue to #pressforprogress, in line with the 2018 theme for Women’s International Day, we must continue to involve men in the conversation. In this panel we discuss various workplace strategies which create enabling environments for professional women to thrive and how men can continue to act as partners as we #pressforprogress

The Career Jungle Gym : Making the transition

“Careers are a jungle gym, not a ladder.” Is a famous quote by Facebook COO -Sheryl Sandberg and it couldn’t be more.

Sometimes career advancement is not an upward trajectory. There are ups and downs, painful blows and victories. How can women navigate this career maze? For women seeking to transition into entrepreneurship or back into the workforce after a long break, what are the practical steps and opportunities available to them? Our panelists have lived these career struggles and bring their personal experiences as a foundation for others to learn.

Women in Tech : Leading through innovation and impact

How can women with STEM backgrounds transition from technical to practical skills needed to survive in this male dominated world and what are the non technical ancillary skills which women can aspire to? This panel answers these questions and more.


Taking the big leap : Moving back to Nigeria

It is no secret that the Nigerian workplace has specific peculiarities. How can female returnees navigate the Nigerian career landscape? How relevant is an international education in today’s Nigerian workspace and is there specific value in an international Masters? When is the right time to return and what are the practical steps for making the transition, ‘hitch free’?

Women in management : Unlocking the power for staying on top

How can women be positioned to not only rise through the ranks but maintain a place of value and prominence in these positions? What are the skills required for staying at the top? This panel of high powered female executives, distill these tangible lessons in easy to follow steps.

When hard work is not enough : Workplace strategies for getting ahead.

As vital as hard work is to career progress, many can attest that it is a small piece of the career progression pie. This panel aims to distill work progression strategies from networking, relationship building, personal branding and visibility hacks and a host of practical work place progression strategies. It is one not to miss!

With incredible speaker in the likes of, Peace Hyde, Editi Effiong, Ada Osakwe, Rimini Makama, Adesimbo Ukiri, Bola Atta, Bukky Akomolafe and many more!

This powerful event is a once in a lifetime opportunity to learn from seasoned professionals who figured out how to get on top and stay on top. And I’m sure that at this point, you agree with me that every career girl should attend this conference.

Head to to register now! Invest in yourself and your career.


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