The wife of the Vice Chancellor and President Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Women Association Umudike Barr. Mrs. Bertha Nnenna Otunta led the University women to attend the 2016 International women’s summit: A program designed to address the unique challenges facing women in workplace and business. The summit was held at Clayton State University Atlanta Georgia from October 10-15, 2016 and the theme for the Summit is “Leadership and Management Skills for Women in Supervisory positions and Leadership roles”

The women participated in core Leadership training and workshop on CALL OF DUTY, committing to Diversity, Leadership and Service. The sessions and modules covered key areas such as Leadership Development, Civic engagement and Social responsibility, Multicultural competence and practical competence. Papers were presented on topics related to the sub-themes and focusing on specific areas of research, two of the participants from our great institution presented intelligent thought provoking papers.

The Summit’s overall purpose is to help participants use the training to increase productivity, reduce costs, drive revenues and cope with leadership challenges in our University. The team leader, Barr. Mrs. Bertha N. Otunta is using this avenue to thank the Vice Chancellor and his management team for giving the women the opportunity to participate in this summit.