Leadership Conference for Girls

On February 19 and 20 at Makomu Secondary School, a conference for girls called “Discover Your Potential” was organized and hosted by ABCD Tanzania and funded by ABCD Canada. Thirty girls aged 13-21 attended. Over half of the girls were ABCD girls and the others were invited from various schools in Marangu West.

Here are the resources presented (and generated) at the conference.

The Teachers Resources

Leadership Skills – Edith Tarimo (Keynote Speaker)

  • This power point presentation reviews how to develop and demonstrate leadership skills, qualities, and styles
  • Lesson Summary – English

Female Youth Entrepreneurship – Suzan Shoo (Speaker)

This content reviews how young girls can start self-employment with little capital.

Entrepreneurship – S.W.O.T. Test for business ideas (back up lesson)

Careers Direction – Skills for Careers (Terry Maynard, Career Counsellor)

This workshop is a 2-hour collaborative exercises for identifying motivated skills and gathering peer feedback that could lead to meaningful and sustainable career directions.

Career Direction – Personality/Medicine Circle for Careers (Terry Maynard, Career Counsellor)

This workshop is a 2-hour collaborative exercises for matching career direction to each person’s personality through the North American First Nations’ Medicine Circle Story.

Team Building & Ideas

Ideas – Brainstorming Cards (back up lesson from Feb. 2016 Leadership Conference for Girls)