Calling women

2015-04-30 14:11
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RHF reaches out.

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THIS year is the 10th year that the Robin Hood Foundation is serving the community and apart from its regular projects, they will host a new event - Future Women of Africa - Inspire - Empower - Ignite.

This is a free conference for 1 000 nominated delegates. Speaking on behalf of the project Kim Griffith Jones of the RHF said this is a Christian-based women empowerment programme over two days - 28 and 29 July - that will be educational and uplifting.

and#034;We will cover self-esteem, morals and goal-setting - with Gcina­ Mhlophe and Jackie Houston. There will also be a hygiene and etiquette talk, entrepreneurship and business idea generation and talks from business people Eric­ Tocknell, Cindy Norcott, Nomfundo Webster, Faye and Megan Coleman,and#034; she said.

In addition there will be a communication skills and an interactive session with a team-building company.

and#034;We will discuss how to market yourself, your business and networking. Topics such as customer service, managing money, job seeking, CVs and interviews will also be covered.

“There will be entertainment during breaks with a singer on both days.and#034;

Jones said that delegates will leave the conference uplifted, having been exposed to a number of successful people who started with very little, but through determination and hard work and faith, have succeeded.

and#034;Delegates will learn practical skills, tools and tips that they can use in the workplace and in their lives. They will be exposed to mentors­ who can offer guidance and wisdom.and#034;

Candidate nomination criteria are and#034;only South African women may apply (aged 15 to 36) and

successful applicants must commit to the two-day seminar. as 100% attendance is required, and candidates are required to get permission to be off school and work.

According to the BBBEE legislation a minimum of 85% of the delegates will be black South Africans­.

Griffith-Jones urges women in the community to apply to attend this conference and be part of a life-changing experience. For details, or to apply contact, robinhoodfund@telkomsa.net

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