The Global Entrepreneurship week held on November 13th-19th 2017 to promote global engagement in entrepreneurial activities. As part of the week-long celebration, Junior Achievement Nigeria partnered with the Nirmala Chellarams Center for Entrepreneurship skills and the Yali Network Face2Face to host a fireside chat at the University of Lagos on Sunday November 19, 2017.
The fireside chat was facilitated by Mrs. Simi Nwogugu, Executive Director of Junior Achievement Nigeria with Aditya Chellaram – Group CEO, Chellarams Group and Ngozi Dozie – Co-Founder of One Finance and Investment Limited as panelists. It was well-attended by participants from diverse business backgrounds and featured conversations around the experiences of entrepreneurs especially the challenges encountered at startup phase. To round off the chat, one of the panelists hinted that the life of an entrepreneur is one of anxieties and so it was important to embrace entrepreneurship and its rough times, in order to rise after failure.