International Women’s Day 2019 was a blast. Kinnect partnered with Boundless Hands Africa and IHS for an event titled “Women in Leadership Conference for Young Female Leaders” females from 18-35 years. The International Women’s Day is held 8th of March every year as a way of celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and the effort females play in tenaciously challenging bias. It is also a day where countries and communities take time to reflect on the progress made on bringing the agenda of women to limelight while calling for more inclusive gender policies. The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day was ‘Balancing for Better’.
The aim of the program was the bringing of highly placed female leaders from various fields to share their stories, empower the young ladies and inspire them for long-lasting success. The program also provided a platform for some of the young leaders to be attached to mentors that will be highly beneficial for their career progression. Furthermore, the program served as an avenue to discover talents while also creating a self-regulating platform for young professionals with the same area of focus to share ideas and opportunities.