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FMDQ Commemorates International Women’s Day Posted on: March 12, 2018


In solidarity with the world community and acknowledging the important role women play in the community at large, FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange (FMDQ or the OTC Exchange) on March 8, 2018, celebrated the International Women’s Day, at her offices in Lagos. In support of the global theme #PressforProgress, which is focused on maintaining a gender parity mindset and celebrating women’s achievements, amongst others, the OTC Exchange commemorated the day by celebrating FMDQ women.

The highlight of the day was a special evening event organised for the empowerment and education of the OTC Exchange’s staff, which featured, amongst others, special talks on career positioning and corporate etiquette, facilitated by special guests, Mrs. Yemisi Tayo-Aboaba, a seasoned professional in the financial services industry and the Head of Banks & Broker Dealers, Africa, Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Limited and Mrs. Janet Adetu, a certified Executive Business Coach and the Founder/Chief Executive Officer of JSK Etiquette Consortium, respectively.

As a sustainable organisation, FMDQ acknowledges the need for gender parity, and therefore creates equal opportunities for both male and female employees in its recruitment process and leadership appointments.

The OTC Exchange remains committed to the values of sustainability, through gender inclusion, in its drive to empower the financial market in support of the Nigerian economy.