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Women in leadership Conference Highlights

Saturday 26th November 2016
Women in Leadership gathered to unite and to inspire with stories of – Journey to Succeed.

Women in Leadership was facilitated by Her Story Matters an organisation that gives women a platform to tell their stories and empowers them to lead with confidence, this was first of its kind and featured international speakers such as Sherry Ann Dixon, Dr. Neslyn Watson Drueé, Jan Floyd-Douglass, Muzvare Betty Makoni and Jenny Garrett.

This event was held at the prestigious Marriott Hotel In London’s Business Capital Canary Wharf in November 26th, 2016.

Women in Leadership was a great success and the leaders inspired the attendees to lead with confidence, pursue their dreams despite pressure or adversity.

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This is what some of the attendees had to say about the event.

“At the women of leadership conference, I learnt about the power of identity, perseverance, positive mind-set and confidence. The speakers were honest about their trails and triumphs to which encouraged me to stay on track, even when faced with challenges. Overall, I feel extremely blessed to have been a part of such a powerful and insightful conference, I hope to attend many more”.
– Blessing Alemu

“I really enjoyed the leadership conference. Originally I was not sure what to expect but it was lovely listening to each speaker share their experiences. I loved the various types of leadership styles and personalities each speaker embodied which gives future leaders like myself hope and encouragement”
– Salome Asabre

“I want to say a big thank you to Harriet Khataba and her team for hosting such an excellent “Women Leadership Conference”, on the 26th November.
I loved the venue which was pure class. The message of each speaker was unique, very informative and inspiring.
I will recommend it to any woman and will be there next year”.
– Marie-rose Omokhodion


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“I was privileged to attend the Women in Leadership hosted by Her Story Matters and I’m so glad I did. I wasn’t sure what to expect but my expectations (whatever they were 😄) were exceeded.
Right from the get-go valuable tips, insight and experience was shared; and the presenters didn’t hold back. At the end of each presentation, I felt “fed” but there was more and more.

I enjoyed the conference, took lots of notes, pictures and tweeted too. Consequently I’ve made some great connections which no doubt will stand me in good stead for the future. I also attended with my 10year old daughter who took lots of notes too.

It was good to see up and coming presenters sharing their success so far from humble beginnings, from the likes of Haseena to the young lady who read a poem; standing alongside renowned and experienced presenters sharing their journeys to the “top”. There was absolutely no intimidation in the room except support, encouragement and humility.

“There was a wealth of wisdom in that room and it was great to see to be in the midst of such great people. I look forward to the next one and sharing my journey based on the nuggets digested at the event”.

– Debbie Akinkunle



This amazing event was sponsored by:

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Look out for more Her Story Matters events in 2017.

“I was totally blown off by the amount of resillient, strong, powerful women that was present. When I say powerful, I mean in all sphere, not just academic or professional wise, but skillful, caring and compassionate women teaching others the secret of thier success and keeping it real and achievable. My biggest admiration goes to Harriet Khataba, the founder of this wonderful and inspirational platform for being such a beautiful person in and out, giving opportunity to others to rise with her, you touched my heart with your big heart. I am blessed being part of that great event and it has change my perspectives towards different areas of my life, I am challenged to be More. Thank you Harriet”.

– Adesuwa Ogiemwonyi Omoregie