AA-WIC holds maiden annual public lecture
The maiden public lecture of the Association Association for the Advancement of Women in Culture (AA-WIC), will hold on Wednesday, October 19th.
Taking place at the main exhibition hall, National Theatre, Lagos, it is titled, Nigerian Women in Development: A Rethink of the Socio-Cultural and Political Imperatives, the lecture will be delivered by Professor Mabel Evwierhoma.
A theatre scholar with a lot of publications to her credit, Professor Evwierhoma has served in different capacities as a trainer and manager both within the public and non-governmental organisations and currently the Head, Department of Theatre Arts, University of Abuja, Nigeria.
According to the interim President of AA-WIC, Mrs. Brigitte Yerima, this inaugural lecture, which is relevant to all productive female workers in Nigeria, especially, in the culture sector, will also feature the exhibition of outstanding cultural works of Nigerian women.
Inaugurated in June 2016, AA-WIC provides a platform for articulating the concerns of women in the culture industry promotion of a healthy relationship between women in the different cultural industries and create awareness for the activities of the different cultural industries that are members.
AA-WIC is also an avenue for training and empowerment of its members in order to ensure that they meet international best practices and assists them on networking and advocacy over cultural matters.
Further information about (AA-WIC) can be sourced from its website: www.aa-wic.org.
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