The virtual TEDxLagos event tagged ‘Upside’ was a gathering of brilliant ideas and inspiring talks from an interesting line up of speakers which included medical practitioner, Folakemi Ezewanne; Venture Capitalist, China Nwobi, and environmental and climate governance advocate, Chukwumerije Okereke.

Speaking at the event, the Head of Corporate Communications and Marketing, Union Bank of Nigeria UBN PLC, Ogochukwu Ekezie Ekaidem said the bank was pleased to Partner TEDxLagos for the third consecutive year.

“Now, more  than ever before, we believe that great ideas and collaboration are key to moving Nigeria and our World forward, adding that the partnership with TEDx, a platform known to unravel and amplify brilliant ideas, is one we have identify as a worthy cause, especially in this times, Okezie Ekaidem Stated.

Speakers at the event included Mr Simi Nwogugu, Trustee of project Ark and Executive Director, Junior Achievement of Nigeria and two winners from the ongoing Union Challenge; Kattwang Fwangkat, Chief Executive Officer of Yen Express, a telemedicine and mobile platform, and Adams Bamgbose, Founder AGL Artistry, a social enterprise focused on converting waste into Art, Furniture and mobile hand washing devices.

Okezie-Ekaidem added that Union Bank’s partnership with TEDxLagos reintegrates the Bank’s continued commitment to innovation, creativity and support for Nigeria’s growth.

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