Telecommunication giant, Vodafone Ghana, is set to host a virtual skills fair dubbed #LevelUp on Friday, 27th August 2021.
The initiative is in line with the telco’s commitment to support government’s efforts at addressing the unemployment and digital skills gap among the youth.
The fair will provide career guidance, access to training content and help the youth make informed career choices through a series of speaker sessions. The one-day event will host industry experts who will share their knowledge, experiences, and skills with the youth through engaging presentations.
Without a doubt, the pandemic and the measures put in place to combat it have had a significant impact on the lives of young people. It has affected access to education, in addition to impacting employment and job opportunities. Vodafone’s first virtual career fair is certainly a timely solution that will address the increasing unemployment and skill gaps amongst the youth.
Speakers for the virtual event include Vodafone CEO, Patricia Obo-Nai, who is very passionate about the youth and skills for the future; Rev. Dr. Joyce Aryee, Founder and Executive Director of Salt & Light Ministries and a former Minister of State; Hannah Ashiokai Akrong, Human Resource Director at Vodafone Ghana; Alhaji Abu Issa Monnie, top news anchor at TV3 and PR and Media Relations Manager at Consolidated Bank Ghana; Stephen Appiah, celebrated retired Ghanaian professional footballer; Nixon Amoah-Awuah, seasoned HR expert and the Managing Director of CarvinClay People Development; Bernard Avle, General Manager of Citi FM & Citi TV and the host of Citi FM’s morning show
The event will also host Maximus Ametorgoh, Digital Marketing Strategist and Technology Consultant; Claudia Lumor, Founder of Kollage Media, producers of GLITZ AFRICA Magazine and Events; Dzigbordi Kwaku-Dosoo, globally experienced Certified High-performance Coach CHPC™ and Soft Skills Expert, and Stephen N. Boadi, Lead Enabler Marketing & Communications Professional.
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Participants can register for free on https://vodafone.com.gh/virtual-skills-fair/