LAPO Seeks Nomination For Women Leadership Award, 2018

Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO) currently inviting nominations from Nigerian women for this year’s LAPO Outstanding Women Leadership Award, scheduled to hold on March 8th, 2018 in Benin City, Edo state.

LAPO is a non-governmental organisation committed to the social, health and economic empowerment of the poor and vulnerable in Nigeria. The award was instituted in 2013 to honour and celebrate women who have distinguished themselves in their careers and business organizations with sustainable social impact.

In a statement, the Coordinator, Mrs. Philomena Elijah said the organization has over the years promoted women empowerment and the recognition of their outstanding contributions to societal development, adding that “by acknowledging and rewarding people’s excellent contributions, we are inspiring and promoting hard work, creativity and exceptional service in the society.”

She said the nominees must be Nigerian women who are above 30 years of age with 10 years minimum working experience.  Contestants under the Business category must own businesses located in Nigeria.

The LAPO Outstanding Women Leadership Award carries a cash prize and a plaque. The award is in three different categories viz: Business, Professional and Public Life.