The management and entire members of staff of RISE Networks wishes to felicitate with our Advisory Board member and ED Marketing, Nestle Nigeria – Mrs Iquo Ukoh on winning the award of Seasoned Professional for the Year 2015 at the just concluded W Awards proudly put together by Access Bank..
Mrs Iquo Ukoh was nominated for the Seasoned Professional award which recognizes women who have made a significant and direct contribution to the growth and advancement of their chosen professions (legal, medicine, architecture, accounting, surveying, education etc.) in any organization and can be described as being at the top of their career climb.
The W Awards which held during the Access Conference 2015 took place at the Eko Hotel in Lagos on Thursday, 10th of December, 2015.
The W Awards is positioned to recognize and celebrate Nigerian women who defy all odds to stand out successfully; highlighting the important contribution that women are making in the Nigerian emerging economy. The award recognises four Nigerian women across four categories, who through their achievements and contribution, have had an impact within their relevant category.
Other outstanding individuals in the same category were Amina Oyagbola – Human Resource Executive, MTN Nigeria and Adepeju Adebajo – MD WAPCO Operations, Lafarge Africa Plc.
We say a big congratulations to Mrs Iquo Ukoh and wish her more successes in the coming years.
Other categories and winners from the prestigious event are;
The W Entrepreneur of the year (W in Business)
This Award recognizes an entrepreneur who has built a successful business.
She must be fully engaged and active in the day-to-day running and decision-making in the business.
1. Nkechi Obi
2. Lola Amao
3. Bukky George – CEO HealthPlus – Winner
The W Young Professional of the Year
This award recognizes young women who are making significant contributions in their chosen professions (legal, medicine, architecture, accounting, surveying, education, etc.) in an organization and have a drive to reach the top of their careers.
1. Ebi Atawodi
2. Arese Ugwu
3. Rashidat Adebisi – CFO AXA Mansard – Winner
Amazon of the Year (W and Family)
The W Amazon of the year award recognizes family women who have impacted societal growth and development. The Awardee will be one who has shown herself to be selfless in her approach to work and family life and has achieved exemplary success by promoting, inspiring and contributing
outstanding achievement while leading a balanced lifestyle.
1. Folake Solanke
2. Professor Bolanle Awe
3. Professor Alele Williams – Winner
About W Awards
The W Awards is positioned to recognize and celebrate Nigerian women who defy all odds to stand out successfully; highlighting the important contribution that women are making in the Nigerian emerging economy. We are looking for women across four categories who, through their achievements and contribution, have had an impact within their relevant category. The awards have been designed around the three major categories of women represented by the W Initiative, such that it incorporates and celebrates the many different roles that women play in our society.
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