BrandArena: Students, Entrepreneurs Receive Empowerment Training by E-circle And Sesema PR

Monday 28 September 2015

Students, Entrepreneurs Receive Empowerment Training by E-circle And Sesema PR

The E-Circle Foundation recently hosted the third edition of its ‘Esthers in the Market Place’ empowerment training workshop for students and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in collaboration with leading Nigerian communications agency Sesema Public Relations.

The workshop, attended by over 100 women, students and entrepreneurs from SMEs, aimed at providing them with the appropriate know-how to successfully develop their businesses and career paths.
L-R: Managing Director, Sesema Public Relations; Mrs Tampiri- Irimagha-Akemu, Adebowale Banjo, Business development Manager Mall for Africa and CEO E-Circle Foundation, Mrs. Chioma George-Ekehon at the Esthers In Market place project event held recently.
The event which was themed “Breaking the limit”,hosted students at the University of Lagos Akoka, Faculty of Education Glass House; and entrepreneurs at the Newcastle Hotel, Lekki, Lagoson the 18th and 19th of September respectively.

The training was facilitated by a guest speaker, CEO Service desk Ltd; Mrs. Kelechi Mba; a specialist in business development, entrepreneurial trainings and human capital development.She trained the women on strategies for exploring growth opportunities, destructive mindsets of young women and understanding the limitless capabilities of young women, while exposing them to career opportunities relative to global economy.

Also speaking at the empowerment training on the  transition of education, the knowledge economy, and the female marketability matrix,, Mrs. Chioma George-Ekehon, CEO E-Circle Foundation said.  “Over the past three years, the Esthers in Market Place project has aimed at inspiring personal responsibility and development amongst young women to drive productivity and change.The project was specifically designed to help equip young women with the information and skills necessary to help tackle the diverse challenges evident in their organizations, businesses and society.”

“Our goal has been to effectively attract, develop and empower at least two hundred and fifty thousand young women in five years”. She added.

Participants at the workshop were also given first hand access to internship and job opportunities with Sesema Public Relations, modeling contracts and access to sponsorship and business visibility.

Also commenting about the program, Sesema Public Relations Managing Director, Mrs. Tampiri Irimagha-Akemu said “There is no getting away from the fact that economic conditions remain challenging for small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria. We see young women as critical entities and key drivers of Nigeria’s plan for economic diversification and growth toward building the knowledge-based economy and we are happy to partner with this project to enable the possibility of this vision”.

Esthers in the market place’ is an initiative of the E-Circle foundation geared towards raising and empowering young women in the market place with the skills and tools necessary to take on the diverse challenges evident in their organizations, businesses and ultimately, the society through the establishment of timeless principles, values and systems.

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