The excitement is already evolving as preparation ahead of yet another Arise Women keeps gathering momentum both locally and internationally. The 15th edition of the Non-governmental Organization annual event championed by its Convener, Dr Siju Iluyomade has continued to receive credence for its impactful gestures, in national development across all sectors of the economy.
This year’s edition tagged #stepup promises to be more eventful, exciting and educating. As usual, information made available to us, has it that series of activities had been lined up to spark up programmes. Sensitization programmes including the official unveiling of the 15th edition special T-Shirts with different designs as well as revelation of the official theme of the season tagged ‘StepUp’. The Convener, Dr Siju whose passion to impact positively, life of the downtrodden inspired the event many years ago and continue to make it successful despite the financial constraint, is again, poised to make sure all activities lined up for the 2023 season are achieved.
The initiative, has always been experienced by thousands of individuals including prominent Nigerians, both home and abroad. Notable personalities in business, politics, entertainment and also the vineyard of the Lord regardless of faith or ethnicity, has also witnessed tremendous humanitarian activities during the event. One of the major highlight of this edition, is the official beginning of construction of Arise Women International Centre. This building, according to the information at our disposal, is a Multipurpose structure that will have Conference, Vocational & Skills Acquisitions and Empowerment Academy Centres. Also, the building will have a women’s hospital as well as hotel and resort. The commencement of the building is in commemoration of 15th anniversary of Arise Women initiative.
Main activities lined up for this season will begin with Arise Walk For Life on Saturday 14th of October. The Arise Golf Tournament holds at the prestigious Ikoyi Club on Friday 20th of October while Arise Football novelty match takes place the following day at the Onikan Stadium, Lagos Island.
The Arise Women Conference which will witness thousands of individuals across the Country will be held at the Trinity Towers and four other event centres simultaneously along COD road,Dideolu Estate,Victoria Island, Lagos.
According to the organizers, no fewer than 5000 participants, less privileged, will get the Arise Food Basket. Also, farmers will be encouraged with fertilisere seedlings as a form of empowerment.