…set up The RootHub Club for digitization of teachers
No fewer than 90 students converged at the centre for Educational Technology of the College of Education, Afaha Nsit, Akwa Ibom State to commemorate the 2022 International Women’s Day celebration on 8th March.
Every 8th March is celebrated as International Women’s Day. This day is set aside by the United Nations to highlight the achievement of women in every society and calls for more proactive actions and support for a gender equal society where women are given the leverage to thrive like their counterpart.
Joining the rest of the world to mark historic day which had as its theme this year ”BreakTheBias”; students of the College played host to imminent female leaders who are blazing the trail of leadership in their respective climes.
The event witnessed a keynote speech by the Mrs Udeme Inyang who is the founder of “The Girders”, a frontline advocate for a gender balanced society.
Inyang, a core believer in the phrase – ‘the future is female’ and advocate of a patriarchal system was on ground to share her wealth of knowledge with the participants.
The event fully packed and loaded with female student leaders had panel discussions where array of issues were dissected and discussed.
In the panel discussion was; Blessing Jaja “SUG Vice President University of Uyo”, Nature Edet ” Founder SMART Gang”, Blessing Ekans Jr “CEO Kanny.Ng”, Abigail Job ” NAAKISS President University of Uyo”, and Francis Onuk ” Co-founder of The Roothub”.
The event also featured the official inauguration of The Roothub Club which is aimed at empowering the next generation of teachers with the requisite digitals skills that will enable them thrive in the future of work.
Also present at the event was the SUG President of the College of Education, Afaha Nsit, Comrade Mfon Udoette, NAAKISS President of the College of Education Afaha Nsit, Comrade Idongesit Ukoh, the Senate President SUG Comrade Nyong Emmanuel, former SUG President Comrade Godwin Inyang, former Deputy Senate President Wills, one time Female Presidential Candidate Edikan Otu and a host of other students.
The different speakers collectively reverberating the walls insisted that for equality to be achieved ‘women must begin to support each other, women must invest in themselves, refuse to be seen as object of sex rather an instrumentality for driving civilization.’
The event was the second of its kind in the State’s own Teacher College and was put together by Joseph Effiong Founder of the Be Exceptional Network.
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