Adaobi Egboka, Executive Programmes Director, of Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) speaking at the Global Washington 2017 Annual Conference titled Renewing Global Leadership held on November 29, 2017. She was speaking at a panel on “Authentic Leadership Development”.
It was a great opportunity to share the impact of LEDAP’s work within and among the communities it serves. As NGOs continue to evolve their engagement practices, leadership development and capacity building is becoming a critical strategy in creating real and lasting change. LEDAP has been at the forefront of empowering and mentoring individuals, survivors and communities across Nigeria to find their voice, mobilize and take action. Adaobi, shared her experience on what is working and what are the challenges in authentically developing and supporting leaders from the local communities through legal empowerment, legislative advocacy, training, network building amongst others.