Women in Business Mentor Young Ladies in Calabar

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WIWIC Calabar
WIWIC Calabar

To teach young women how to build a career and succeed in life, a group of female professionals known as Women in Business and Management on Friday 12th of April, 2013 took time to hold lectures to empower female students of the University of Calabar and University of Uyo.

The Campus outreach program themed “Winning Without Compromise” (WIWIC) is one of the major initiative through which WIMBIZ has achieved its goals and objectives. One of the main focus of this program is to prepare undergraduates on workplace balance, business and health issues by challenging them at interactive sessions to unveil, discuss and resolve their expectations, opportunities and fears.

The lecture which held at the Conference Hall, University of Calabar had lecturers and discussants from various strata. Led by Dr. Patricia Oku the founder of the organization, success tips were provided for the young girls.

One of the speakers who sought to motivate the young ladies to success, actress, Ms. Kate Henshaw, spoke to the students on peer pressure which she said stems from young people influencing others to act and behave in a certain way that is different from the way they ordinarily would want to behave.

Peer pressure she said could be negative and positive but “most often the pressure is negative demanding you to join in their parties, dress style, sexual escapades, and the like which may not be good for you”.

She advised them to locate where they have a passion for diligence, conscientiousness and determination as that alone can lead them to succeed in their chosen career. “It is hard to say no and easy to say yes because you want to please people but you have to learn to hang out with people who want to inspire you”.

According to her, “hanging out with people with whom you share things in common and the same vision would provide you the needed tonic to succeed. The people you see have the same vision with you would keep you from doing the things you don’t want to do”.

The actress who said she had been through various pressures including rejecting roles in films which required her to be nude told them “you don’t have to be fake but original because that would lead to failure and when you are fake and you fail, it will be difficult to get up again”.

Other speakers at the event include Julia Oku , Bisola Onajin, Aisha Ahmad and Toyosi Akerele.

The lecture which featured questions, comments, and contributions from the students was enlightening, entertaining and motivating.

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