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Profile: Dr. Ijeoma Nwagwu

Dr. Ijeoma Nwagwu earned her doctorate in Law (S.J.D) and Masters in Law (L.L.M) degrees from Harvard Law School and was awarded the Landon H. Gammon prize for academic excellence. After attending the Nigerian Law School, Ijeoma worked as legal counsel for the Civil Liberties Organization (CLO), where she also produced documentaries on law, human rights and development themes with Channels Television Lagos and the Institute for Democracy in South Africa (IDASA).   A talented researcher and lecturer, Ijeoma recently taught International…

Tweet Chat: Building Sustainable and Competitive SMEs

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Following the dearth of SMEs in Nigeria, The Bridge Leadership Foundation seeks to provide small and growing entrepreneurs a unique opportunity to develop, through its programs, the essential set of cross-functional skills and capabilities that business leaders must possess in order to build successful and sustainable businesses. To this end, we will be hosting a Tweet chat on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 from 3pm to 4pm on “Building Sustainable and Competitive SMEs”. A Tweet chat is an organized conversation with…

#MyLCDstory: Ako Ayito, CEO, AY Cakes and Events.

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My name is Ako Ayito, a graduate of computer science, from the University of Calabar and the CEO, AY Cakes & Events. I am an alumna of The Bridge Leadership Foundation and I am happy to have been selected as one of the facilitators for The 2016 Leadership and Community Development programme in rural communities in Cross River State. The nine (9) hours training for facilitators was educative, motivating, inspiring and tasking. The bond shared with facilitators and the lessons…

#MyLCDstory: Aaron Omosele, Peer Educator Trainer.

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I am Aaron Omosele, a peer educator trainer. Volunteering has given me privileged access to people, places and experiences that my credentials and skills might not have given me. I started volunteering since my university days as a member of Campus Health and Rights Initiative, where I learnt the rudiments of volunteering and have since volunteered in various capacities and with different organizations till date. Being a member and now the president of the NYSC Anti HIV/AIDS CDS group in…

2016 Leadership and Community Development Programme – Ikom Local Government Area.

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The 2016 Leadership and Community Development Programme held at Ikom community included talks on the importance of education, leadership, community development, team building, self-discovery, self-esteem, time management, goal setting, values, budgeting and had several side events, games and activities. Through these, The Bridge Leadership Foundation directly trained 150 students and 15 teachers.  Teachers present mentioned that the training was apt and will foster and build the leadership skills of the students. The Leadership and Community Development Programme, offers real life…

Apply: MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at UCT

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Deadline: 30 September 2016 The MasterCard Foundation in partnership with the University of Cape Town (UCT) is offering 300 scholarships over 10 years to academically talented yet economically disadvantaged students from Sub-Saharan Africa for study at UCT. The Scholars Program is a $500 million initiative to educate young people – particularly from Africa – to lead change and make a positive social impact in their communities. Scholars will receive comprehensive scholarships, academic support, peer mentorship, career guidance, internship opportunities, transition-to-work…

Apply: #WINsiders4Good Nigeria Fellowship

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Deadline: 10 October 2016 Applicants are invited to apply for #WINsiders4Good Nigeria Fellowship, the program designed to help Windows Insiders tackle important issues in their local communities. With the #WINsiders4Good Nigeria Fellowship, the program want to build a fellowship of up to 20 Nigerian entrepreneurs to develop products and services that would help improve the lives of Nigerian people. Priority Areas The program opens to just about any product or service that can effectively address an important social or economic…

Apply: Senior Programme Assistant (Communication for Development) at UNICEF, Nigeria

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Deadline: 30 September 2016 United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Senior Programme Assistant in Nigeria. The Senior Programme Assistant will perform programme support functions for the Communication for Development programme, including follow-up in fields of work such as programming, budget monitoring, and supervision of administrative staff. UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life. Key Jobs Responsibilities The Senior Programme Assistant…

Apply: Communication for Development Manager at UNICEF, Abuja, Nigeria

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Deadline: 4 October 2016 United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Communication for Development Manager in Abuja, Nigeria. The Communication for Development Manager will be responsible for the design, formulation, management, execution, monitoring and evaluation of a behavioural change and social mobilization strategy, plan of action and programme activities in support of the country programme. UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in…