- March 8, 2023
- Posted by: Kusumi
- Category: Conferences
Aruwa Capital was invited by the Nigerian Stock Exchange(NGX) to their International Women’s Day Webinar which held via the zoom platform on the 8th March 2023.
The theme for the Webinar was- Embrace Equity- Setting the Standard for a sustainable Future. The Nigerian Exchange Group is a leading integrated market infrastructure in Africa, championing the development of Africa’s financial markets.
Aruwa Capital was represented on the panel tagged- Creating a safe space for women to thrive which was moderated by Dr. Kemi Dasilva- Ibru, Founder WARIF
The panel hosted great speakers from across various sectors- Adesuwa Okunbo Rhodes, Founder & CEO- Aruwa Capital Management, Kate Henshaw, Actress and Entrepreneur, Nkechi Abiola, Founder-Lady Wheelers Association Chidinma Chukwueke-Okolo, Head Product Development- Nigerian Exchange Group Dr. Dipo Awojide, Founder- BTDT Hub
Our Founder, Adesuwa Okunbo Rhodes shared knowledgeable insights from her wealth of experience in Investment Banking and Private Equity. She discussed her journey towards founding Aruwa Capital and raising capital as a young black woman in a male dominated sector.
She highlighted the challenges women face during fundraising, detailing her own experience as a fundraiser and now investor and also shared practical tips on how investors and capital allocators can tackle the challenge and close the funding gap.