Another honour for the Founder and Managing Partner of Aruwa Capital Management, Adesuwa Okunbo Rhodes, who was listed as one of the Black Women in Asset Management, BWAM, 40 under 40 lists of women committed in shaping the future of asset management.
The list celebrates inspiring black women in asset management who have demonstrated leadership and strong achievements in their professional career.
Black Women in Asset Management is an organization of professionals in the asset management industry aligned around a common goal to advance and retain black women leaders across all investment strategies.
Also in February 2020, Adesuwa alongside other prominent women in the financial industry berthed 100 women in Finance in Nigeria aimed at harnessing the potentials of women in the corporate world.
Elated Adusuwa in statement made available to newsmen, expressed gratitude to (BWAM) just as she strongly advocated in bridging the inequality among women in accessing capital by having more women in investment decision making roles.
She stated, “I am truly humbled and grateful to be recognized and to share the space with so many amazing women who are achieving great feats within the asset management space.
“Thank you Black Women in Asset Management (BWAM) for recognizing the work we do at Aruwa Capital Management as we are committed to bridging the finance gap that exists for female entrepreneurs while showcasing the untapped potential that exists when women are capital allocators.
“The present imbalance in access to capital for women in Africa is having detrimental effects on our socio-economic development and one of the quickest ways to solve this problem is by having more women allocating capital and in investment decision making roles.”