Abiodun Olubitan currently heads the W Initiative at Access Bank with responsibilities for Women Banking across Nigeria and Sub Saharan Africa. She is responsible for understanding Africa’s gender landscape and women’s needs, building sustainable strategies for women’s economic empowerment, and implementing these financial and lifestyle focused initiatives in line with best practice. She has so far contributed to millions of women being financially included by Access Bank and ensured growth for thousands of women-owned businesses through opportunities for financing, capacity building and accessing new markets. Her about 20 years’-chartered banking career cuts across retail, commercial and private banking with valuable experience in relationship management, strategy, impact assessment, financial inclusion, marketing, and business development. Abiodun holds a degree in Engineering with certifications in Banking, Design Thinking and Public Speaking. She is passionate about bridging the economic gap for women in Africa.