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Multinational donates lab facilities to Eva Adelaja School in commemoration of International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

In recognition of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, a leading multinational consumer foods company, producer of all forms of tomato pastes and seasoning have put together a science-focused event at Eva Adelaja Girls Secondary School in Bariga area of Lagos State, meant  to inspire and empower young girls to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).

The programme whichh attracted people from all walks of life including, female science students, teachers, the school Principal, Mrs. Soyoye; and the Vice Principal, Mrs. Ladipo.

Mrs Oreoluwa Atinmo,  Marketing Director of the organization, GBfoods, says,  “ this event is an integral part of the company commitment to fostering inclusivity and supporting the girl child, featured engaging activities, inspirational sessions, and speeches meticulously crafted to kindle the students’ curiosity and passion for science”.

Representatives, shared insights and experiences in their journeys which motivated the girls to pursue careers in STEM fields an initiative which guests described as “ the right steps in the right direction, “ as the Marketing Officer recounted her journey as a science student and a female in STEM before successfully transitioning to Marketing,  encouraged the students and reiterated  unwavering commitment of the organization to contributing home-grown solutions to global challenges.

 “ We foster a well-balanced society that champions inclusivity, innovation, and excellence, we are dedicated to supporting and encouraging you to become better innovators in society,” stated Atinmo.

Chidozie Denis, the Factory Manager at the company, conveyed a message urging the female students to demonstrate diligence and perseverance in their pursuits for success”.

He also extenders invitation to the students, encouraging them to gain insights from practical science examples through an educational excursion at the organization factory, the company donated a range of support materials to the school’s science laboratories. “ The materials include laboratory coats, meter rules, a life-sized laboratory human skeleton, laboratory cabinets, beakers, and other essential lab equipment, all aimed at enhancing science classes at the school”. Including some their household products like, tomato paste, seasoning mix, seasoning cubes, curry, and thyme to the school kitchen “. Denis

The company, Is present in more than 50 countries, with a track record of supporting schools in science, technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

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