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The Bridge Leadership Foundation Holds Annual Career Day Conference And Exhibition In Calabar

The 7th edition of The Bridge Leadership Foundation Annual Career Day, the largest event focusing on the development of young people will take place on the 15th of July by 8am at the Calabar International Convention Centre, Calabar, Cross River State. More than 2,800 participants from different states in Nigeria will gather for the Career Day. Youths, employed and unemployed, business leaders, entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, government officials, as well as policy makers will meet at the one-day event which is…

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

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.

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.

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. – Obubra Local Government Area.

Changing the mindset of young people and helping them build their leadership skills are at the heart of what The Bridge Leadership Foundation does. The belief that we can raise generations of transformational leaders, while ensuring that education becomes a priority, remains the driving force of the 2016 Leadership and Community Development Programme. The Leadership and Community Development Programme held in Obubra Local Government Area, trained 147 students and 13 teachers, all who are already cascading the LCD curriculum to…

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

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: Pink iT Women Empowerment Programme for Unemployed Female Graduates in Nigeria

Deadline: 5 November 2016 The Pink iT Initiative is seeking applications for its Women Empowerment Programme that aims to empower unemployed young female graduates in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) with software development and entrepreneurial skills to take up entrepreneurial role in the Software Industry. This is a 22 week-long programme (16 weeks training workshop Saturdays only, while hands-on practice assignments will be done by participants during the week remotely or in a working space that shall be provided…

APPLY: African Women Innovators Network (AWIN) – Improving Business Opportunities for African Women & Girls

Deadline: 16 December 2016 Applications are open for African Women Innovators Network’s (AWIN) Business Innovation Lab that will provide intensive training and mentorship for equipping young African women with the tools to develop innovative businesses that help to build a better future for African women & girls. AWIN is an initiative developed and led by the Africa Technology Business Network (ATBN), funded by Comic Relief & DFID under the Common Ground Initiative and delivered in partnership with Women in Tech…