Union Bank of Nigeria, through its women-focused proposition αlpher, partnered with Chrystallis to host the inaugural live edition of Chrystallis Conversations, a platform focused on empowering women and promoting gender equality.

It said in a statement that this was in line with its commitment to sustainable development and enabling success for women

The event tagged ‘Fear-less! Pursuing your best life with courage and conviction’ held in Lagos.

The statement said it was an intimate night of insightful conversations and networking.

Commenting on the partnership, the Chief Brand and Marketing Officer, Union Bank, Olufunmi Aluko, said, “Union Bank’s αlpher is dedicated to supporting women in their personal and professional journey.

“Through this partnership, we aim to amplify women’s voices, celebrate their achievements, and foster an environment of empowerment and equality.

“We firmly believe that by providing resources and opportunities, we can enable women to thrive and empower them to break barriers and shatter stereotypes..”

According to the statement, the event kicked off with a musical performance by Funmi Bucknor, followed by a poetry reading session by prolific writer and poet Wana Udobang (Wana Wana), and ended with engaging one-on-one conversations with Filmmaker and Women’s Rights Advocate, Ego Boyo, and Entertainment Mogul, Politician and Social Activist, Olubankole Wellington. It was moderated by the Host, and Creator of Chrystallis, Kemi Ogunleye.

The statement said, “Chrystallis Conversations is a platform for women to share their stories, experiences, and perspectives.

“It has gained recognition for facilitating insightful discussions and thought-provoking conversations, around women’s empowerment.

“The partnership with αlpher, underscores Union Bank’s commitment to championing women empowerment by supporting them in their journey towards success and fostering a more inclusive society.”



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