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[…]

6 Leadership Qualities for a Future Reality

A lot of what we know has changed drastically and this holds true to the narrative that ‘the only constant thing in life is change’. We need to rethink the realities we all once knew and begin to readjust our mindset to better adapt to the inevitable future that is always changing. How we approach[…]

10 skills to develop during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Global trends show that the job market, businesses and careers will be the most difficult to navigate and perhaps, the most challenging that we have seen in our lifetime. While it is great to have expert skills and experience, there are other skills that can also help to better navigate productivity as we modify survival[…]

COVID-19 Trends. So you want to be a MENTEE?- 10 rules to check your eligibility

Mentoring is a delicate yet rewarding relationship between two people. It serves the purpose for one person (usually the mentor) to share skills, experiences and professional connections with another person (usually the mentee). A mentor –mentee relationship is one that is built on trust, transparency and collaboration. The benefits of being a mentee can be[…]

7 career skills that we can adopt for intrapreneurship and entrepreneurship success

I have always believed that not everyone is called to be a business owner nor is everyone cut out to have a fulfilling career. Our purpose are very different and this will be achieved when we accurately align our passion with our skills. Skill acquisition is a constant development process that will not stop anytime[…]

The Courage to Lead – A Webinar on Leadership

“In the future, there will not be female or male leaders, there will be only leaders” – Sheryl Sandberg. Join me and Linda Rogers- Nwakobia as we facilitate this webinar titled ‘The Courage to Lead”. Women Leadership and Empowerment Network in partnership with HEIR Women Development, presents this interactive online session, where we discuss how[…]

Oh!! Those nerves-Dealing with nervousness at job interviews

“I get nervous when I don’t get nervous. If I am nervous, I know I am going to put on a good show” – Beyonce Knowles. I have (like most people) experienced nervousness at one point or another and especially when at a place or situation that needs you to create an impression to someone[…]

TRANSFERABLE SKILLS- WHAT THEY ARE AND HOW YOU CAN DETECT THEM

Have you looked through a job application and your initial thoughts are that you haven’t got any required or essential skills necessary for the job? Don’t panic just yet, we have the scoop to calm your career nerves. So many of us want a change of roles or jobs and we feel the current skills[…]

WORKING IN FULL TIME EMPLOYMENT HELPED IN MANY WAYS – WANA UDOBANG

Wana is a producer and director of the documentaries Sensitive Skin a documentary film about the skin condition Psoriasis, Nylon a short documentary on memory, trauma and loss and the documentaries-series Warriors exploring the lives of people with sickle cell disease. She is creator of the poetry series Words and Inspirations and the interview series Culture Diaries. She wrote and directed the web series Room313 and[…]