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Afterschool Centre for Career Development Partners with Vital Voices Global Partnership to Empower Women in a Series of Mentoring Events | March 6-12

Afterschool Centre for Career Development is a capacity development organization committed to assisting young persons in transitional stages of their lives set goals and walking them through the achievement of such goals. The project provides growth opportunities and self as well as career development interventions for and with young people enabling them transit seamlessly from school to work.

As part of its objectives to proving learning and mentoring opportunities for young women in Nigeria, Afterschool Centre for Career Development is partnering with the Vital Voices Global Partnership to lead the 2017 Women Mentoring Women Walk in Nigeria.

The Vital Voices Global partnership envisions a community of empowered women living lives worthy of emulation and aims to inspire a new cadre of women leaders/entrepreneurs. As part of its effort to celebrate the annual International Women’s Day  (Wednesday, March 8th, 2017), Vital Voices is partnering with Afterschool Centre for Career Development and other leading Nigerian brands to celebrate the Women’s week through the Global Mentoring Walk scheduled to hold in 10 cities in Nigeria.

The activities for the Women Mentoring Women (WMW) Week and Mentoring Walk include:

Girls Tech Tour

The future is digital! Girls are you ready?

Afterschool Centre for Career Development is hosting girls across Calabar, Lagos, Ilorin ,Uyo, Enugu, Benin, Kaduna, Akure, Ibadan, Abeokuta & Abuja to a Girl’s Tech Tour. Get the  Expose your girl child to various career prospects and opportunities in technology. To participate, text your name, email adress, phone number and location to 08135207082. Date: Monday, March 6 – Wednesday, March 8, 2017.

The Fashion ValueChain Workshop

The Fashion Value Chain workshop is an initiative of Rod &Staff in partnership with Vital Voices and Afterschool Centre for career development for all entrepreneurs in the Fashion value Chain in Cross River and Akwa-Ibom states. Benefits of this event include learning creative ways to build a brand, understanding the business aspects of the fashion industry, developing marketing strategies for your business, post training support for trainees and networking opportunities. Register to attend via Date: Tuesday, March 7 – Thursday, March 9, 2017.

Access to Markets Workshop for Women Entrepreneurs.

Recession! Forex Scarcity! Rising costs!

Do you know that even in all of these they are market opportunities untapped in our country? Sign up to learn about new market trends and how to maximize growth opportunities at the Access to Markets Workshops holding in Calabar, Lagos, Abuja. Register to attend via or call Etim on 08135207082. Date: Friday, March 10, 2017.

Mentoring Dinner & Impact Awards.

Date: Sunday, March 12, 2017.

Fusion Glam Mets Runway.

Date: Sunday, March 12, 2017.


On- boarding Training for Mentees/Mentees.

(For Mentees) Are you female, 15- 29 years of age? Get the opportunity of a lifetime to be mentored by leading female Executives in Nigeria at the 2017 Global Mentoring Walk in Calabar, Lagos, Ilorin ,Uyo, Enugu, Benin, Kaduna, Akure, Ibadan, Abeokuta & Abuja. Participating in the Walk guarantees you a 3months mentoring relationship with leading female executive, access to networking events and monthly skill development trainings. Register via  or call Etim on 08135207082.

(For Mentors) Interested in mentoring a young woman? Sign up to become a Vital Voices Mentor and join other leading female Executives in Nigeria at the  Global Mentoring Walk holding scheduled to hold in Calabar, Lagos, Ilorin ,Uyo, Enugu, Benin, Kaduna, Akure,Ibadan, Abeokuta & Abuja. Register via  or call Etim on 08135207082.

Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017.

The 2017 Global Mentoring Walk will connect Nigeria’s leading women business leaders with emerging business women around the country to amplify the significance of all women – supporting the cause Women Mentoring Women (WMW) irrespective of vocation or creed. This Walk which will hold on Saturday, March 11, 2017, will be bringing together 500 established women leaders and rising women professionals to walk together in 10 Nigerian cities including Calabar, Lagos, Ilorin, Uyo, Enugu, Port -Harcourt, Kaduna, Ibadan, Abeokuta & Abuja.

Held on the same day in over 70 countries across the world, the Mentoring Walk unifies the Vital Voices Global Leadership Network fostering a global community of women to affirm their commitment to women’s leadership through mentoring. This year’s walk will be held Saturday, March 11 2017 to celebrate International Women’s Day.

To learn more about AfterSchool Centre for Career Development here. Contact the Partnerships and Programmes Team on or call 08187508000 and 08135207082 for sponsorships and partnerships.

—————————————————————————————————————- BellaNaija is a media partner for the Global Mentoring Walk 2017

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