Databank Group, Ghana’s leading investment bank, is set to empower over 20,000 young people nationwide through Success Africa – an annual motivational, career and youth development conference.
The conference has been running for the past 12 years and is organised by LEC Group in partnership with Databank. It seeks to create a platform for young people to gain knowledge from the rich experiences of diverse industry speakers in Ghana.
The conference also educates students on the importance of investing, and equips them with tips on how to manage their finances and how to be financially independent.
Some of the industry speakers include: Kojo Addae-Mensah, CEO of Databank Group; Gillian Hammah, Chief Marketing Officer-Databank Group; Kwaku Sintim Misa, CEO-Sapphire Productions; Bernard Avle, General Manager-Citi FM. Others speaker are Dr. Daniel McKorley, CEO-McDan Shipping Company; and Kafui Dey, Corporate MC.
The programme began on September 29, 2018 at the Takoradi Technical University, and is expected to be held in 8 other campuses: University of Cape Coast, October 6; Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, October 12; University of Energy and Natural Resources, October 13; Koforidua Technical University, October 17; Ho Technical University, October 20; UDS Nyankpala Campus, October 26; UDS Wa Campus, October 27; and the grand-finale at University of Ghana on November 3, 2018.
A release signed by Mrs. Gillian Hammah, Chief Marketing Officer, stated that the programme will offer students opportunity to bridge the gap between academia and real-life lessons, and to learn key tips on investing toward their future.
“As a company, we believe in empowering young people to achieve financial independence, and we believe this is the right platform to achieve our goal.”
Databank wishes to use the Success Africa platform in coming years to build the capacity of young people across Ghana.