Do you know women are the cornerstone of economic activity in the tourism sector, and they are well represented in most regions of the world? In addition to creating opportunities for women’s economic empowerment, tourism has also contributed to reducing gender-related inequalities across the globe. Despite efforts to bridge the gender equality gap, women entrepreneurs still experience challenges that limit their success. Particularly in Africa, socio-cultural and economic constraints hinder women’s path to success in the sector. For women to succeed in the tourism sector, these limitations must be addressed.
Please click the link below to watch my recent presentation at the online seminar of Leeds Beckett University School of Events, Tourism and Hospitality Management, entitled “African Women and Tourism: Bridging the Gap to Success” with a focus on Nigeria and Ghana.
Thank you, UK Centre for Events Management (UKCEM), Leeds Beckett University for the invitation. Special thanks to Prof Emma Wood, for being a wonderful host. I also want to appreciate the participants at the seminar for their insightful questions and valuable contributions and Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University. Together, we will bridge the gap to success.
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