Facebook Is Set To Empower Female-Owned SMEs through the #SheMeansBusiness Initiative

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Abi Williams, Facebook’s SMB Sales Manager, Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Sherry Dzinoreva, Public Policy Programs Manager Facebook, EMEA and Afua Osei, Co-founder, She Leads Africa at the first Sub-Saharan African launch of #SheMeansBusiness in Nigeria, on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, in Lagos

The #SheMeansBusiness was launched by Facebook on the 27th of March, 2018 with many African women pres

The #SheMeansBusiness Initiative is designed to inspire and train existing and aspiring female entrepreneurs across Nigeria, empowering them in the field of digital technology and how to make use of it in their businesses.

The program is in partnership with She Leads Africa, through which female entrepreneurs will be connected to digital experts across Nigeria. The training is focused to teach female participants how to start a business, establish and grow an online presence’ also harness the power of digital for business growth.

Here are the released Training schedules across states in Nigeria

  • Aba – May 18-19, June 22-23, August 10-11
  • Abuja – June 1-2, July 20-21, September 7-8
  • Ibadan – June 15-16, July 6-7, August 24-25
  • Kaduna – June 8-9, July 27-28, September 14-15
  • Lagos – May 4-5, May 25-26, July 13-14, August 17-18, September 21-22
  • Port Harcourt – May 11-12, June 29-30, August 3-4

During the Launching, Abi Williams, SMB Sales Manager, EMEA Facebook, 57% of Nigerians on Facebook are connected to local businesses and globally more than 35 million Facebook Users are connected to small business in Nigeria.

To Register for the #SheMeansBusiness program, click here to start

You can also visit the #SheMeansBusiness website for mentoring, business tips and other information

Check out pictures from the event.