Calabar, 28th September 2016
Afterschool Centre for Career Development (Formerly known as Afterschool Peer Mentoring Project) is a capacity development organization committed to assisting young persons in transitional stages of their lives set goals and walks them through the achievement of such goals. The Project provides growth opportunities and self as well as career development interventions for and with young people enabling them transit seamlessly from school to work.
As part of its objectives to proving learning and growth opportunities for young women in Nigeria, Afterschool Centre for Career Development is partnering with the Vital Voices Global Partnership and Idea Builders Initiative to lead the 2016 Women Mentoring Women Walk in Nigeria.
The Vital Voices Global partnership and Women Mentoring Women Network envisions a community of empowered women living lives worthy of emulation and aims to inspire a new cadre of women leaders/entrepreneurs. As part of its effort to celebrate the annual Women Mentoring Women Day – November 19th 2016; the Women Mentoring Women Network will be organizing Mentoring Walks in 5 cities in Nigeria.
The 2016 Women Mentoring Women (WMW) Walk will connect Nigeria’s leading women business leaders with emerging business women around the country to amplify the significance of all women –supporting the cause Women Mentoring Women (WMW) irrespective of vocation or creed. This Walk will be bringing together 500 established women leaders and rising women professionals to walk together in Calabar, Uyo, Benin, Lagos and Kano.
The activities for the Women Mentoring Women (WMW) Week and Mentoring Walk include:
On- boarding Training for Mentors (Thursday, November 17th 2016)
On- boarding Training for Mentees (Friday, November 18th 2016)
Women Mentoring Women Mentoring Walk – (Saturday, 19th November 2016) – 5 locations
Mentoring Dinner & Impact Awards (Sunday, November 20th 2016)
To register: please visit http://bit.ly/mentoringwalk2016
For inquiries, Please contact our Programmes team on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 08187508000
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.