Nigerian Women Leadership Council International was
formed in 2004 to facilitate a network of Nigerian women
leaders and their affiliate organizations worldwide.
Mobilize Nigerian Women in the Diaspora to use our
strong cultural and ethical values to build a
powerful family and professional image of Nigeria and
advocate women and children issues.
Our Focus: Culture, Advocacy, Politics, & Business
Promote Nigerian Culture, Ethics and Image:
Building strong families. The conference will also serve to
re-institute the core values of the Woman as the center of
the moral fabric of the society and how to strengthen
the role of the woman in the home...
Celebrate the Achievements and Potentials of
Nigerian Women around the world
Nigerian Women are renowned for their sophistication,
intelligence, hard work and commitment to their families...
Facilitate a Network of African/Nigerian Women Leaders:
Designed to promote network and knowledge base with
the Nigerian women in the Diaspora and their
counter parts at home in Nigeria.
Maintain A Career/Business Registry:
To promotetransfer of knowledge and expertise from
the Diaspora channeled through this registry to
connect with Nigerian women professionals and
entrepreneurs around the world as well as
women who are engaged in programs and projects
that will contribute to the advancement of our Nation.
Promote Youth Professional Exchange Program:
NWLCI has embarked on an Internship Program for
our youth which is designed to create opportunities for
our college aged or recently graduated youths to
work in both the public and private sectors of the county.
Foster “For My Sister’s Sake” Family Support Forum:
Launch a Medium or forum to reach out to families in crisis.
To serve as a support group, an outlet and help in
overcoming everyday challenges women face in
building a strong family.
Make available to women resources that
will help in any given situation.
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“Currently, women remain a less privileged section of the society. In theory
and to some extent in practice, women can come together across party, ethnic, tribal
and religious line because they are able to see a commonality of purpose that transcends
Professor Jadesola Akande, (RIP) former Chancellor, Federal University of Technology,
Akure; and Executive Director of Women Law and Development Centre, Nigeria (WLDCN)