In a groundbreaking initiative, Nalafem, in collaboration with Mexoxo, is teaming up with eCornell University to offer a fully funded scholarship opportunity to 20,000 young women from Kenya and Nigeria. This scholarship program aims to empower and equip these women with essential skills through the ‘Take the Lead’ course.

What is ‘Take the Lead’?

‘Take the Lead’ is a comprehensive online course designed to foster leadership, entrepreneurship, time management, and career exploration skills among participants.

Key Components of the Course:

  1. Leadership Development: Participants will delve into topics such as effective communication, decision-making, and team dynamics, essential for effective leadership roles in various contexts.
  2. Entrepreneurship: The course will provide insights into the fundamentals of entrepreneurship, including business planning, financial management, and innovation, empowering participants to pursue their entrepreneurial endeavors.
  3. Time Management: Time management skills are crucial for success in any endeavor. ‘Take the Lead’ will offer strategies and techniques to help participants optimize their time, balance priorities, and enhance productivity.
  4. Career Exploration: Through self-assessment tools and career guidance modules, participants will gain clarity on their strengths, interests, and career pathways, laying the groundwork for informed decision-making regarding their future endeavors.