By Our Reporter
As part of the activities to further strengthen inter generational and gender based shadowing among women; women in Cross River State have held a procession tagged “2016 Women Mentoring Walk” in Calabar.
Speaking on the essence of the Mentoring Walk, the convener and Founder/Faculty Lead, Afterschool Center for Career Development, Esther Eshiet highlighted the benefits of Mentoring in the lives of young women to include knowledge, experiences and access to networks.
According to her, the impact of mentoring relationships for mentees and mentors has been so astounding; the difference 3 months of intensive mentoring can achieve”.
Concluding, she urged mentees to make good use of the opportunity; managing the privilege and unique perspectives these mentors are bringing to their lives.
Preceding the Mentoring Walk was a Mentors Breakfast Meeting and a Mentees Brunch. The 2016 Women Mentoring Walk was supported by Nestle Nigeria and CUSO International and delivered in partnership with Idea Builders Initiative.
Some of the mentors and mentees who shared their perspective about the walk said it was worth it.
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