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Women Helping Women for Sustainable Tomorrow is proud to announce the upcoming International Women Entrepreneurship Conference (IWEC), scheduled to take place from April 5th to 7th in Toronto.

Under the visionary leadership of Apostle Dr. Elizabeth Pedro, also known as CGPA (Commander of the Most Noble Order of Global Peace Ambassadors), Women Helping Women for Sustainable Tomorrow is dedicated to supporting, informing, and advocating for women’s issues on a global scale. With Apostle Dr. Pedro’s firm belief that every woman is a celebrity, the organization tirelessly works to inspire change and empowerment.

“The International Women Entrepreneurship Conference is a pivotal event in our mission to uplift and empower women entrepreneurs worldwide,” said Apostle Dr. Elizabeth Pedro. “I am honored to convene this conference, which will provide women with the tools, resources, and inspiration they need to succeed in today’s dynamic business landscape.”

With a lineup of esteemed speakers including Bridget Elesi, Eden Onwuka, Isoken Ibie, and Queen Amna, the IWEC conference promises to offer invaluable insights and opportunities for women entrepreneurs. Through discussions on topics such as resilience, innovation, and gender equality, participants will leave the conference equipped with the knowledge and tools to drive sustainable change in their communities and beyond.

“We are thrilled to host the IWEC conference in Toronto and bring together a diverse group of women entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and advocates,” said Apostle Dr. Elizabeth Pedro, Founder of Women Helping Women for Sustainable Tomorrow. “Our goal is to empower women to drive sustainable change in their communities and beyond.”

Participants can expect to leave the conference feeling inspired, empowered, and equipped with the knowledge and tools to make a positive impact in their respective fields. The collective efforts of Women Helping Women for Sustainable Tomorrow and the esteemed speakers will undoubtedly reaffirm the conference’s mission of empowering women for sustainability in today’s world.


The Women of Rubies Sip and Network event held on February 25th, 2024, at the prestigious Naijajollof Downtown Toronto Event Center, was met with resounding success.  The event brought together a diverse group of remarkable business owners from across Ontario for an evening of inspiration, networking, and empowerment.

The event featured esteemed speakers including Nkechi Ahanor-Wilson, Funmi Ayowole, and Chichi Okichie, who captivated the audience with their insights and expertise. Funmi Ayowole, as the first speaker, delved into the importance of emotional wellness for women, the significance of maintaining a healthy routine, and the practice of mindfulness in daily life. Chichi Okichie shared invaluable insights on the underutilized potential of Facebook for business owners, emphasizing its role in enhancing media visibility and brand recognition.

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Nkechi Ahanor-Wilson, the founder of the successful hair brand Cacosa Hair, shared her journey of transforming pain into passion and profit, highlighting the importance of setting healthy boundaries as business owners to foster growth and prevent exploitation.

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The event also featured an enlightening interview conducted by Esther Ijewere, the founder of Women of Rubies, with Beauty Obasuyi, the founder of Naijajollof and a real estate expert. Beauty shared the inspiration behind her business, which began in 2018 and has since expanded to six locations across Canada. She also revealed the motivations behind her Guinness World Record attempt for the longest cooking hours, which lasted for an impressive 18 days.

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Attendees had the opportunity to engage in networking sessions, facilitating connections and knowledge sharing among participants. Nike  Kay -Okunubi expressed her newfound understanding of the importance of boundaries and intentionality in networking, while Julia Biebem of Grandieu Event felt inspired by Nkechi’s session and aims to apply the lessons learned to enhance her business endeavours. Angela Ikogho of Wraptuckmore stressed the significance of assertiveness and the ability to say no in navigating business challenges. 

The event, expertly compered by Blessing Timidi Digha, a community development advocate and content creator, was attended by notable business owners and entrepreneurs who left feeling empowered and motivated to pursue their goals.

Esther Ijewere, the convener of the event, expressed her delight at the overwhelming success of the inaugural live event in Canada, affirming the Sip and Network movement’s commitment to empowering women to embrace their uniqueness. She looks forward to future events that promise to be impactful and value-driven.

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Bidemi Mark-Mordi, the distinguished Wisdom Coach and Kingmaker, recently graced Toronto with her inspiring presence at an exclusive meet and greet event on October 21, 2023. This highly anticipated gathering provided attendees with a unique opportunity to connect with Bidemi Mark-Mordi and gain invaluable insights from her extensive wisdom and leadership experience.

The event, which was held in Toronto, saw an enthusiastic turnout of individuals eager to engage with Bidemi Mark-Mordi. Her remarkable two-decade ministry and profound impact on over a million individuals through her daily broadcast “Commanding Your Morning” added to the anticipation of the event.

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Bidemi Mark-Mordi’s affiliation with the John C. Maxwell Founder’s Circle Coaching team, where she delivers transformative workshops, was also a focal point of the event. Her Verbatim Communications methodology, designed to enhance effective communication in all aspects of life, resonated with the attendees.

As the visionary behind Dukia Radio, a platform dedicated to family, purpose, and leadership empowerment, Bidemi Mark-Mordi’s mission is clear: to empower others to become the best versions of themselves. With 23 published books to her name, she brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her audience.

To ensure an organized and enriching experience for all attendees, registration for the event was mandatory. Attendees who secured their spots had the privilege of connecting with this inspiring leader and learning from her wisdom.

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Bidemi Mark-Mordi’s Meet & Greet event lived up to its promise of being a transformative experience. Attendees left the event inspired and equipped with new insights on wisdom, leadership, and effective communication.

Bidemi Mark-Mordi continues to impact lives and empower individuals to reach their full potential. Her commitment to guiding individuals toward a path of wisdom and purpose was evident throughout the event.

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About Bidemi Mark-Mordi

Bidemi Mark-Mordi is a Wisdom Coach, Kingmaker, and Apostolic Lead for The Well Oasis International. With over two decades of ministry, she has profoundly impacted individuals through her daily broadcast “Commanding Your Morning.” As a member of the John C. Maxwell Founder’s Circle Coaching team, Bidemi delivers transformative workshops and uses the Verbatim Communications methodology to enhance effective communication in all aspects of life. She is also the visionary behind Dukia Radio and has authored 23 books dedicated to empowering individuals to become their best selves. Bidemi Mark-Mordi’s mission is to guide individuals towards a path of wisdom and purpose.