IWD 2017: NGO organises an empowerment seminar for teachers in the FCT
*BeboldforChange is the theme for this year’s activities
In commemoration of the International Women’s day in Nigeria, an Abuja based NGO –FAME Foundation has organised a one-day seminar for female head teachers in the FCT, on Wednesday, 8th March.
The event which has been scheduled to take place at Fatima Hall, Tauba Hotel, Mabushi will host over 60 women across the FCT with seasoned speakers to speak on different issues bothering on women.
With this year’s Theme BeboldforChange the event is aimed at taking them through different topics on self-confidence, family planning, child psychology, school and child hygiene, women empowerment, leadership management among others.
Aderonke Bello, an award-winning journalist and Founder of the NGO said the event is aimed at training the trainers to build great future leaders.
“We are training the teachers because children spend more of their growing up time at school than at home, this will help to support and empower school teachers in the FCT, as well as their pupils” she said.
The event was organised in partnership with Bells Echo Initiative, the European Union in Nigeria, Latiwa Projects, Tangent Hub, Mallpai Foundation, Pillars Developmental Network, Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), and Engage TV.
Ms. Bello expressed her sincere gratitude to the partners for helping towards a successful event for the teachers in the FCT.
“We thank all our partners for being part of this event for the head teachers in the FCT. It portrays their responsibility, social responsibilities, commitment and their cause for a better tomorrow for Nigerian woman. We are indeed grateful and I wish them all the best,” she said.