THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

– Education: For many years, there has been a notable increase in education of women globally but how has it upgraded women’s economic contributions? According to a UN report, Studying, upskilling, and re-skilling throughout one’s life, notably to keep up with rapid technological and digital transformations affecting jobs, is vital for women’s and girls’ health[…]

CAN YOUNG WOMEN’S PARTICIPATION IN LEADERSHIP BE A NORM?

FACTS ABOUT YOUNG WOMEN’S PARTICIPATION IN LEADERSHIP 1. Global percentage of young women participation in politics is 22.5% 2. African participation of young women in leadership is 23.4% 3. Nigeria’s participation of young women in politics is 6.7% 4. The world gender gap is 63.9% 5. Some causes of the gender gap in female participation[…]

WHY DO WE BUILD CAPACITY FOR YOUNG WOMEN?

CAPACITY BUILDING FOR WOMEN. Capacity building is the improvement in an individual’s or organization’s facility “to produce, perform, or deploy. Wikipedia) United Nations defines c Capacity building is the process of developing and strengthening the skills, instincts, abilities, processes, and resources that organizations and communities need to survive, adapt, and thrive in a fast-changing world.[…]

WHAT DO BOYS AND MEN KNOW ABOUT SEXUAL HARASSMENT?- A SURVEY

Assumption is an unpleasant thing when it comes to complex human problems. Until details are put together with proper data collection, errors may just keep reoccurring. The workplace records unequal power relations as it relates to wages, poverty, and mental well-being. This survey aims to address the knowledge and understanding of men’s perspective of workplace[…]

Invest in Girls’ Rights: Our Leadership, Our Well-being” the theme for Day of the Girl, 2023, resonates with me very strongly as one who has championed and advocated for leadership and decision-making roles for young women and girls.

In trying to unpack this theme, I reflected on the power dynamics and relations in order to try to re-think a realistic and sustainable possibility of reimagining girls as future leaders. Some institutions of power, discipline, and orientation across platforms have settled on projecting a discourse and the normalization of who a leader is (or[…]

The Future of Work- 5 evolving skills required for the workplace.

CHANGE! It is a constant phenomenon, inevitable and progressive in nature and can elude you or leave you behind. Experts have studied change and it’s impact on many areas and find that it is ideal and wise to keep oneself aware of the changing world. You may remember when the smart phone wasn’t this smart[…]

Intentional Leadership – 5 points to consider in becoming an intentional leader

“The more intentional you are about your leadership growth, the greater your potential for becoming the leader you are capable of being. Never stop learning.”- John C. Maxwell I am currently involved in a leadership project that explores the leadership journeys of some key persons and in one of my meetings, I spoke to an[…]

Do you have work ethic?

Professionalism/Work Ethic is defined as demonstrating personal accountability and effective work habits, e.g., punctuality, working productively with others, time workload management, and understanding the impact of non-verbal communication on professional work image. The individual demonstrates integrity and ethical behavior, acts responsibly with the interests of the larger community in mind and is able to learn from[…]