The Afterschool Centre for Career Development (formerly known as the Afterschool Peer Mentoring Project) is pleased to announce its partnership with Vital Voices Global Partnership as the flag bearer organisation for the 2016 Mentoring walk in Cross River State.

As the flag bearer organisation for the Walk in Calabar, The Afterschool Centre for Career Development will lead the organisation of the Mentoring Walk as well as deliver the Vital Voices Mentoring Programme in the State.

The Global Mentoring walk is billed to convene established women leaders and emerging women leaders to walk together in their community. As they walk, Mentors and Mentees would their personal and professional challenges and successes to establish a mentoring relationship, in which the established leader guides, advises and supports an emerging leader. Held on the same day in countries across the world, the Mentoring Walk unifies the Vital Voices Global Leadership Network. This year’s walk will be held Saturday, March 5th 2016 to celebrate International Women’s Day.

The Walk promotes mentoring relationships between emerging and established women; empowering women with the support and guidance they need to fulfill their goals. It also instills the values of mentoring in rising leaders, who can then give back to future generations as well as provide an environment for collaboration and networking among emerging and established women leaders within the community.

Billed to hold on Saturday, March 5th 2016, hundreds of emerging and established women leaders will walk in Calabar,Cross River State to join in the global community of women to mark the 2015 International Women’s Day as well as affirm their commitment to women’s leadership through mentoring.

Registration for Mentors and Mentees : http://bit.ly/mentoringwalk2016

For Partnerships and inquiries, Please contact our Programmes and Partnerships Officer, Bassey Abang via bassey.abang@afterschoolcentre.org or call 07038478577,081870508000

 

About Afterschool Centre for Career Development:

Afterschool Centre for Career Development (formerly known as Afterschool Peer Mentoring Project) is a non-governmental, capacity development organization committed to inspiring, investing and engaging young people as well as facilitating growth opportunities for young persons in transitional stages of their lives. We ignite young people to set career goals and walk them through the achievement of such goals enabling them transit seamlessly from school to work.

At Afterschool Centre for Career Development we employ various strategic interventions to counsel, train and provide growth opportunities for young people to prepare for the world of work through a peer mentoring model. Our programmes and projects include a Pathfinder programme for Adolescents, A Pre-Tertiary Training Programme for Post-Secondary school graduates, Workplace Training for Undergraduates as well as career advancement trainings for young professionals.

Beyond providing direct services Afterschool Centre for Career Development provides a springboard for Stakeholder collaboration and thought leadership on issues regarding holistic education including career counseling, employment and youth transitions programming. Some initiatives under our thought leadership portfolio include; The Career Counsellors Coalition and the School to Work Transitions in Africa Initiative.

Interested in our work? Please contact our Partnerships and Programmes Manager, Kokomma Williams – Udofot on +2348187508000,+2348185035437 or email kokomma.williams@afterschoolcentre.org and info@afterschoolcentre.org

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