A Media Advocacy to Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria

The HEIR Women Hub team paid an advocacy visit to Radio Nigeria (Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria) to discuss on the project on Career Barriers and Workplace Sexual Harassment against Young Women in Nigeria as supported by @fordfoundation and possible ways to work with the corporation to create awareness to the public on Sexual Harassment[…]

From Background to Mainstream

Of recent young women and girls have been making tremendous fits. Shaking the mainstream and breaking global records has become the new normal for young women globally. It is no longer news that young women are no longer on the disadvantaged scale. Nature and all that is in it are in the favour of young[…]

Gaining Mastery of Time

Adaku had to sit for this particular examination during her second year in college. To be successful in it, she is required to provide the right answers to the questions that were asked as well as effectively manage the time given. She was expected to answer 5 questions within 2 hours. This is similar to[…]

Effective Communication Tips

Effective communication according to Ricky W. Griffin is the process of sending a message in such a way that the message received is as close in meaning as possible to the message intended.   Career advancement largely depends on how effective an individual can communicate and this is true of the progress of the organization[…]

Mentorship; a Prerequisite to Professional Advancement

My encounter with Prof Akpan that led to the transformation of my life began in 2014. On that fateful day, he entered my class and introduced him, I am Prof Akpan and I will be taking you Geo 201. Neither did he make all of his classes interesting and enlightening but he ensure that we[…]

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[…]

“It is important to me that every girl who is science inclined embraces her dreams with a sprout mindset rather than a rigid mindset”- Engr. Ekenimi Umoh. S.T.E.M Career Advocate

Engr. Ekemini is an Electrical Engineer with 5 years career experience in electrical project designs and supervision. Ekemini is passionate about women enlightenment especially in the engineering sector where few women practice in Nigeria despite the interventions to address gender gap and believes that women if accorded the opportunity will contribute immensely to the growth[…]

So you got the job!! Now what? – 5 steps to help you settle into a new role

That call comes through, the one you have been waiting for, and it says “Congratulations. You got the job”. The moment you feel is so exciting and exhilarating and you cannot stop the joy. Many job seekers have experienced this and for some reason, focus more on the good news than planning on how to[…]

5 Ways to handle Job Rejection

Breaking into the career market was a struggle for me in my earlier days of searching for a job. I had just completed my Project Management certification and had minimum experience in this field. Moreover, the career market was saturated with equally qualified experts who had more experience and better looking CV than I had.[…]