Advancing Leadership Capacity of Young Women: A cross-generational strategy to tackling Gender Gaps in Governance.

#TheNigeriaWeWant will not be complete without engaging women to take on core roles in leadership and governance. The Leadership and civic knowledge enhancement project for young women in the FCT organized by HEIR Women Hub and made possible by Nigeria Youth Futures Fund (NYFF) and implemented by LEAP Africa with Funding from Ford Foundation and[…]

Sexism and Politics: Its effect on Political Representation of women in Nigeria.

Modupe Adetiba, the president of Nigeria Female Student Association of Nigeria (NFSAN) was our second guest during the 16 days of activism live sessions hosted by HEIR Women Hub. The topic for discussion was; Sexism and Politics: Its effect on Political Representation of women in Nigeria. Miss Adetiba is a strong youth activist who continuously[…]

A November To Remember

Welcome to November 2022. We are counting days before the year wraps up. Perhaps, you weren’t able to achieve everything on your to-do list. Maybe time just slipped off your hands before you even noticed. Waiting till the end of the year to start making plans for the new year may be what you need[…]

Setting Achievable Goals; 6 Helpful Tips

Just a few days ago we were all shouting Happy New Year and congratulating one another for making it into the new year. It was such an awesome moment filled with happiness. The ever unstoppable time continued ticking while we continued with the celebration. For some people, the year is very much fresh and there[…]

Validation; The Dangers Attached

Human beings are social creatures therefore we do not exist in isolation. Daily we interact and seek the opinion of others directly or indirectly. Validation refers to seeking approval or opinion from others on a particular idea or when taking a decision. At some point in our lives, we have sort for this. For instance,[…]

The First University in the World

The University of Al-Qarawiyyin is considered to be the first university in the world’s history. It was founded by a young Muslim migrant; Fatima al-Fihri. whose despite the odds was committed to her vision. Fatima was forced to leave her city Qairawan as a result of unbearable taxes and upheavals. Fatima and her family move[…]

Access to Leadership in Nigeria; Any Hope for Persons with Disabilities?

The International Day for Persons with Disabilities was first declared by the United Nations in 1992. The day was create awareness into the issues that hindered the social , economic and political development of persons with disabilities. Also, it was meant to advance their rights and wellbeing. Persons with disabilities usually suffers marginalisation and are[…]

Teamwork; An Essential Tool for Organizational Growth

Teamwork refers to the selfless effort of a group of people working towards achieving a common goal despite individual differences. Working as a team is crucial to the growth of the organization alongside the team players. This is because as the team rubs minds together ideas and information are exchanged that bring about innovation. Furthermore,[…]

The 7Cs of Resilience

Resilience is the ability of an individual to handle challenges and difficult life moments without accepting defeat. It could also be perceived to be our ability to keep on going on despite the setbacks life throws at us. Resilience is a skill every young woman should learn and gain mastery of. Those who give up[…]

6 Tips for Improved Saving Culture

As a little girl, I can still recall vividly how my mother would construct a box for me. This box was meant to be used in saving the extra money I got. According to her, this was to enhance my ability to save no matter how little I got. At the end of the year,[…]