Vodafone announces line-up of Virtual Skills Fair speakers


Vodafone has announced an impressive line-up of speakers for its annual youth Virtual Skills Fair scheduled for September 1, 2022. The outstanding speakers have been chosen to share their ideas and knowledge on a wide range of topics that will help raise a generation that is ready for the future and ultimately help reduce youth unemployment.

Among the speakers scheduled for the event are the CEO of the Pizzaman-Chickenman franchise, Christian Boakye Yiadom; the Managing Director of EDC Investments Limited, Paul Mante; Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Volta River Authority (VRA), Dr. Stella Agyenim-Boateng; the sensational and award-winning Ghanaian Afropop, Dancehall musician, Stonebwoy; popular Ghanaian blogger, Ameyaw Debrah; Vodafone Ghana’s Director of Human Resources, Hannah Ashiokai Akrong; and the Resourcing, Talent & Learning Development Manager, Mary Bennett.

The speakers will take turns leading sessions on important topics such as critical future skills, career counselling, building a meaningful career through entrepreneurship, overcoming obstacles on a career journey, critical financial literacy skills, building and leveraging a strong presence online, and the future of work and how to get ready.

The Vodafone Virtual Skills Fair, dubbed: ‘Level Up’, forms part of Vodafone’s continuous commitment to supporting youth development and preparing them for the future. In 2021, over 4,000 Virtual Skills Fair participants joined the various sessions, including career guidance, and had access to training content and information about career choices through a series of speaker sessions.

Over the years, Vodafone Ghana has committed to developing human capital through its youth development programmes, such as the Discover Programme, which trains and equips university graduates for challenging roles in the organisation. Its Female Engineering Students Scholarship Programme continues to provide mentorship, scholarships, internships, and career advancement opportunities within the organisation to females pursuing STEM programmes at the tertiary level.

The Vodafone Virtual Skills Fair kicks off on the 1st of September at 1:00 pm. Vodafone Ghana will host the programme online via its YouTube and Facebook platforms. Follow all the Virtual Skills Fair posts on the Vodafone Ghana social media pages, click on the registration link in the caption to register, and choose your preferred topics.

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