Leadership and Civic Education Training for Young Women

Tomorrow, Wednesday 25th January 2023, HEIR Women Hub will be hosting a Leadership and Civic Responsibility training for young women between the ages of 18-35 years. It promises to be an inclusive session of learning, unlearning and relearning as professionals in different fields take us through different educative sessions. From Nationalism to strategic positioning 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[…]

16 days of Activism

To mark the 16 days of Activism 2022, HEIR Women Hub will be hosting live sessions to discuss pressing issues that concern violence against women and girls with possible recommendations to proffering long-lasting solutions. We would be engaging dignitaries from different works as we discuss the future of young women. The theme for this year’s[…]

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[…]

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,[…]

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[…]

Expanding Your Professional Network; a key to career advancement

After the first year in college, Debbie was placed on probation as her grades were not looking good and if there is an improvement, she could be withdrawn. This made Debbie so worried and this was affecting her both mentally and emotionally. Luckily for her, a friend of hers introduced Debbie to Joy who was[…]

Improving the Lot of the Girl Child

October 11th every year is dedicated to celebrating the girl child. This day is meant to recognize the uniqueness of the girl child as well as advocate for rights as she is constantly faced with discrimination and marginalization. This year’s theme is such a distinct one; Digital Generation, Our Generation as it focuses on promoting[…]

Unemployment Upscale: the future looks gloomy for women

For a nation considered as Africa’s largest economy with an unemployment level set at 33.3%, the future looks gloomy. Recent figures by the National Bureau of Statistics have shown that Nigeria is now the second country topping the unemployment ladder globally. This, I must say does not look good for women particularly those between the[…]

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[…]