Lilian Ajayi Ore

Lilian Ajayi-Ore was invited to Speak at the UN High-Level Event on the Demographic Dividend Roadmap for Africa.

Lilian Ajayi-Ore, Founder and CEO of the Global Connections for Women Foundation (GC4W) was invited to Speak, by the Permanent Representative of the Permanent Mission of Guinea to the United Nations, the Permanent Observes of the African Union to the United Nations and the Acting Execute Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund to participate in a high-level event…

Lilian Ajayi-Ore Leads a Microsoft International Women’s Day Event on Skype.

Happy International Women’s Day!  Today, we celebrate the social, economic, and political rights of women and girls worldwide. Remembering that more actions are still required to achieve the United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development by 2030. UN Women calls on a focus on Women in the Workplace. The Global Connections for Women Foundation participates in Microsoft International Women’s Day Speaker Series. About the Microsoft Skype…

GC4W, Lilian O. Ajayi to speak at the 2016 Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank Group in Washington, DC

Each spring, thousands of government officials, journalists, civil society organizations, and participants from the academia and private sectors, gather in Washington DC for the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group. At the heart of the gathering are meetings of the IMF’s International Monetary and Financial Committee and the joint World Bank-IMF Development Committee, which…

Lilian O. Ajayi named “Philanthropist of the Year” by YGB Entrepreneurial Awards

THE YOUNG, GIFTED, & BLACK (YGB) ENTREPRENEURIAL AWARDS* *11th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION HONORING BLACK HISTORY MONTH * *New York, New York— (Thursday, January 21st, 2016) The Young, Gifted & Black Entrepreneurial Awards was launched in 2006, in honor of Black History Month. The YGB Entrepreneurial awards program is a simple measure of giving recognition, highlighting and showing appreciation toward his/her peers*. Mr. Carl O. Gray, founder of…

20 Most Influential African Women Entrepreneurs.

20 Most Influential African Women Entrepreneurs & Leaders In America To Watch In 2016. Written by: Elfonnie Inokon-Anusionwu on Ladybrielle.com, a site that celebrates brilliant woman in business and leadership. Lilian O. Ajayi, the Founder and Executive Director of Global Connections for Women Foundation was graciously recognized on the 20 Influential African Women Entrepreneurs & Leaders in America to Watch in…

UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women – #OrangeTheWorld #16Days

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka in her statement to mark this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November) saying “if we all work together: governments, civil society organizations, the UN system, businesses, schools, and individuals mobilizing through new solidarity movements, we will eventually achieve a more equal world— a Planet 50-50—where women and girls can…

Designing a Sustainable Development Model by Lilian Ajayi-Ore on The Huffington Post.

Designing a Sustainable Development Model for Youth Empowerment by Lilian Ajayi-Ore on The Huffington Post. “I was invited by the Office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Office of Political Affairs of the Federal Republic of Nigeria — to speak on “Sustainable Development for Youth Empowerment” — and like others who received an invitation to speak…

Lilian Ajayi-Ore to Address Key Officials at the 2015 Nigeria Diaspora Day Conference

Instituted by the Federal Government of Nigeria, Diaspora Day is meant to recognize and appreciate Nigerians in the Diaspora for their outstanding contributions to National Development. The Nigeria Diaspora Day celebration is marked with an interactive dialogue between Government Officials, Nigerian Professionals and industry experts in the Diaspora, in a national dialogue to discuss developmental challenges and solutions for growth sustainability…

Lilian O. Ajayi Key Speaker at the 14th Annual UN Youth Assembly {Presentation & Photo Recap}

The 14th Annual Youth Assembly at the United Nations is evidence that a Generational change in attitude is essential to achieving the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals. “As a millennial with a 501c3 not-profit-organization called the Global Connections for Women Foundation, one of the leading international non-profits of the millennium – in the areas of gender equality, women empowerment and youth empowerment.…