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#YouthSkillsDay – An ACCD World Youth Skills Day Twitter Chat (#WYSD2015)
July 15, 2015 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM GMT
Join the Afterschool Center for Career Development (ACCD) in a Twitter chat to discuss the importance of youth skills development and to celebrate the inaugural World Youth Skills Day, as designated by the United Nations!
You can also participate in ACCD’s #ShowYourSkillsCampaign and potentially win an all-expense paid trip to Cape Town, South Africa to participate in the School to Work Transitions event in October 2015! Download #ShowYourSkillsCampaign details.
What: #YouthSkillsDay Twitter Chat
When: July 15, 2015, 1pm GMT
Who: Panelists include:
Mr. Aruosa Osemwegie – Lead Consultant, Enable Africa & Programs Coordinator, the HR School
Ms. Confidence Tawo – Marketing and Interactive Media Manager at InfoGraphics Nigeria
Mr. Ravi Karkara – Strategic Adviser, Partnerships, Office of the Assistant Secretary-General at UN Women, New York, USA
Mrs. Detoun Ogwo – Executive Director, Skills Development Practice, Lagos, Nigeria
Why: It’s the first-ever World Youth Skills Day and skills development is essential to addressing Africa’s youth employment challenges (unemployment and underemployment). Your insights could help shape the Post-MDG agenda. Show ’em what you got!
Afterschool Center for Career Development is a career development organization committed to inspiring, investing, engaging and facilitating growth opportunities for young persons in transitional stages of their lives.
Jemila Abdulai is the creative director, editor and founder of the award-winning website Circumspecte.com. A media and international development professional and economist by training, she combines her business, communications and project management expertise with her strong passion for Africa. Besides writing and reading, she enjoys travel, global cuisine, movies, and good design.