Breaking the Glass Ceiling
Growing up in a society that labeled her as a black woman, a wife, a techie, an African, and a myriad of other things, Priscilla Chomba Kinywa decided no one single label or box would define her. She went on to do all the things not normally associated with the labels society had for her.
Single parenthood was not a limitation to Adeola Akintoye’s rise to global leadership positions. She was inspired by role models who optimized opportunities to develop, motivate and empower themselves to rise above challenges.
Merriam-Webster defines the glass ceiling as “an intangible barrier within a hierarchy that prevents women or minorities from obtaining upper-level positions.” What are the traditions, biases, and beliefs that prevent women from rising to senior positions in their careers?
Breaking the Glass Ceiling seminar aims to discuss possibilities for women who desire to elevate their leadership through learning and networking.