As part of its determination to empower Nigerian women and girls through women empowerment initiatives in ICT, a group, Global Women Network, has announced its upcoming technical seminar and launch of courses on ICTs in the national capital.
The UK-based non-governmental organization with roots in Nigeria is organizing the seminar to coincide with the launch of its information and communication technology (ICT) related courses for the benefit of selected participants.
This comes after the foundation successfully set up a training center in Abuja.
The Network’s Managing Director, Ms. Roni Akins, who made the revelation to reporters, said that the launch of some basic ICT courses marks the kick-off of their long-awaited and discussed training and mentorship program for the women.
She said the launch aims to further reinforce their main goal, which is to create opportunities for young women to realize their full potential to become financially independent.
Akin said there will be an interactive session with the recipients of the advanced ICT training as they are willing to empower women to learn ICT skills that would help them actualize their potential and contribute to development. economy of Nigeria through various technology initiatives.
Ms. Akins explained that participants who have successfully completed the training in any of the listed areas will be supported in setting up a business venture and mentored until they can fend for themselves.
The seminar, with the launch of the ICT courses, which is scheduled to take place on March 24, 2022, will be honored by women leaders, professionals and policy makers from the private and public sectors of the Nigerian economy.
She explained that the Global Women Network is the brainchild of some business and professional women from different backgrounds, who are determined to give back to their communities by creating opportunities to help young women realize their full potential.