Impact is more felt than said, the city of Port Harcourt is yet to recover from the impact of The ''GirlUp 2019'' workshop. The programme was loaded! We all had fun, and the girls were deeply impacted. In case you missed out, here is a little summary from the amazing convener, Manuela George Izunwa of how the pacesetting event went with pictorial memories for your viewing pleasure. In appreciation, She said:
I want to express my gratitude to all the partners, facilitators, participants and programme organisers.
Over the 10 days, we covered quite a lot. It's my pleasure to show you a bit of what we did:
*Dress sense & style*
*Building a personal brand* by
Lillian Oparaji, *Understanding temperaments & personalities* by Donallyn Harry, *Communication Skills* by Onitare Dite-Ojoko, *Personal hygiene & Grooming* by Manuela Izunwa
*Choosing a career & Goal setting* by Nkechi Kalu Okorie, *The girl and her sexual health* by Dr. Chinedu Nwadiaru, *Keeping the glow with nutrition & exercise* by Tony Agala, *Personal Development and Effectiveness* by Belema Ben, *Public speaking* and *The power of Focus* by Nkechi Nkwonta, *Addiction and Substance abuse* by Dr. Ovunda Nyeche, *Creating vision* by Chioma Ezenwafor, *Digital Skills* by Chimdinma Brown, *Girl’s mental wellness* by Dr. Omosivie Maduka, *History of women’s rights and Women in society* by Michelle Izunwa, *Gender based violence* by Dr. Tari Lawson, *Financial Intelligence* (budgeting, saving & investing) by Ella Nku, *Building Healthy Friendships* by Iheoma Chidi, *Informed Decision Making* by Manuela Izunwa and a talk by ASP Chinonye on *What the police wish every girl knows*.
In addition, there were games, motivational videos, Q&A sessions, experience sharing, practicals, prayers and fooooood!
Manuela Izunwa is committed to making holistic development a reality for girls. She does this through consistently creating platforms for girls to meet up and learn from seasoned professionals from different fields who share from their wealth of experience and inspire them to be better versions of themselves. You can partner with GOLD, Contact 09015095001 for further information.
God bless you