By: Nancy Anikaezie
Minister of Art, Culture and Creative Economy Hannatu Musa Musawa has commended the organizers of the forthcoming 2024 Women Creatives Summit for the initiative in empowering women through skills and creative acquisition.
Ms Musawa gave the made this know in Abuja when she received the Terra Culture Academy for Arts and Business Day Media Foundation who sought to collaboration with the ministry in hosting the summit.
The minister explained that the initiative by the group recognizes the creative industry as a key driver to addressing youth unemployment through talent discovery.
“I extend my warmest greetings to the organizing team for the Women Creative Summit for this important initiative because I am very passionate about gender mainstreaming across the nexus of the Creative Economy.
“The Ministry values and supports such initiatives as the Creative Economy Summit which highlights the dynamic intersection of business and creativity. We appreciate the opportunity to leverage the forum to sensitise the public about the strategic initiatives and policy direction of the Ministry.
Ms Musawa pledged to explore more avenues for collaboration to boost the capacity of emerging talents, especially amongst women in the industry.
Earlier, the Project Cordinator of the 2024 Women Creatives Summit, Imal Silva said the organizers desire the Ministry’s approval and collaboration towards the success of the Summit.
“The summit is designed to promote the Creative Economy and the development of women’s contribution in it. It will also amplify the voices, talents and stories of women in the creative industry.
The conference billed for June seeks to explore the multi-faceted nature of creativity among women, highlighting their innovative approaches, challenges and successes.