The Nigerian Women Trust Fund, in partnership with the SDN, is pleased to announce the launch of the Young Women Ambassador/Mentorship program. This program is a part of the More Women in Governance project. Further, being implemented by both organizations to promote gender equality in governance and decision making spaces in Rivers State.
Moreover, The mentorship program is a developmental opportunity is for equipping young women. Additionally, with the knowledge and leadership skills to equip mentees. Also, with the knowledge and skills necessary for those aspiring for a career in politics within the Niger Delta and Nigeria as a whole. The Programme aims to do this by connecting and fostering a relationship between women. Who has participated extensively in politics (mentors), and young women who are politically ambitious (mentees).
This program will provide mentors with the opportunity to contribute to a more inclusive political system in the Niger Delta region of the country. Also, equip mentees with the knowledge and skills necessary for those aspiring for a career in politics. It will also provide participants with the opportunity to expand their networks, and raise their leadership profiles. It is a two-day workshop will be in Rivers State for applicants, to provide them with training on participating in the mentorship process to yield political and personal growth strategies. The mentees will be in pairs with their mentors afterward. Both mentors and mentees will receive a manual to guide the mentorship structure. This program is open only to females who reside in Port Harcourt.