Join @ClimateWed & @YouthHubAfrica For A #TweetChat On “Today’s Challenges for Girls’ Education”
NIGERIA - 8th JUNE, 2016 - Educating a girl is one of the best investments her family, community, and country can make. We know that a good quality education can be life-changing for girls, boys, young women, and men, helping them develop to their full potential and putting them on a path for success in their life. We also know that educating a girl in particular can kick-start a virtuous circle of development.
By educating a girl, the overwhelming benefits extend far beyond the classroom. The impact of giving a girl in a developing country a quality education can be felt in families, communities, and future generations.
Climate Wednesday in partnership with YouthHubAfrica present to you a tweet chat to call on Nigerian government toward Girl Child Education.
Topic: “Today’s Challenges for Girls’ Education”
Time: 1 Pm GMT+1
Our guests are:
Raquel Jacobs – @itisiraquel
Founder - Beyond the Classroom Foundation
Raquel Jacobs is the founder of Beyond the Classroom Foundation, a nonprofit focused on improving Education for less privileged pupils in Public Primary Schools. Since 2011, she has been working directly with children and youths in marginalized communities in Lagos focusing on education and empowerment for girls. Raquel currently works as the Marketing Coordinator at Dale Carnegie Training Nigeria. She's a public speaker, trainer and the Co- founder of Club31 Woman Network and a Global Shaper of the World Economic Forum.
Abisoye Ajayi - @AbisoyeAjayi
Founder – Pearls Africa & Lead Coordinator – GirlsCoding
Abisoye Ajayi is social impact entrepreneur, founder of Pearls Africa and Lead coordinator of #GirlsCoding Where she trains vulnerable young girls from the Slums and Orphanages in Computer programing skills connects them to female mentors and technology companies on internship. Technology savvy and Data analyst with a passionate heart for change and a strong will to making it happen. She is a trainer of reputation in terms of startups of careers and businesses as relative to Information Technology, as she facilitates in workshops, conferences and university campuses around the country.
Victoria Ibiwoye - @VictoriaIbiwoye
Founder - One African Child
Victoria Ibiwoye is an educator passionate about transformative learning for community children. Through her organization OneAfricanChild Foundation for Creative Learning, she is strengthening the leadership capacity of children from low income communities in Nigeria by providing trainings on Global Citizenship Education and Peace building. She is also a fellow of Generation Change, an initiative of the United States Institute of Peace, where she has received professional training on Peace building and Conflict Management. In return, she has served as a Generation Change facilitator, sharing her experience with young peace builders from Tunisia and Kenya in training held in Casablanca, Morocco.
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