01Jan By Olufemi MartinsJanuary 4, 20200BAF Events, Education BAF International Women’s Day Panel Discussion happy women’s day greeting background To commemorate the International Women’s Day 2019 we hosted a LIVE panel discussion tagged “The Innovative Contributions of Women in Assuring Quality and Inclusive Education” with three (3) Phenomenal women who shared their empowering story of the challenges, they have faced while making remarkable and noteworthy innovations in improving educational opportunities for billions of people who are under-served in a rapidly developing world. Our event featured Innovators like Mrs. Ayopeju Njideaka, Executive Director, Nurture House Limited. She believes that children are “digital natives” so technology must play a major role in developing reading interest and skills. Mrs. Lanre Oniyitan, Executive Director, Sustainable Education and Enterprise Development. She is constantly trying to raise the low learning outcomes in low-income private schools. Adetola Salau, Executive Director of the Carisma4u Educational Foundation. She is driven by her desire to help students in Africa become future-ready and innovative for their own economic prosperity using STEM Education (STEM stands for Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) The discussions were more on the implementation of innovative education programs to tackle the issue of poor learning outcome which is our core and focus. At the end of the discussion, we were able to highlight some areas where collaboration opportunities still exist. Watch the video here.