Biola Alabi To Launch “Grooming For Greatness”, Up To 20 Exceptional Young African Leaders To Be Selected
Biola Alabi, founder of Biola Alabi Media and former Managing Director of M-Net Africa has announced the launch of her new leadership development project, 'Grooming for Greatness'.
The year long programme, commencing with a 3-day on-boarding event, will bring leaders across sectors to share their experiences and expertise, and groom the next generation of African business leaders.
The 3-day workshop and seminar will also identify exceptional talents who will be mentored by Mrs. Alabi and her associates over the next year.
The workshop will deal practical sessions to build the capacity of participants with access to relevant and outstanding role models and leadership tools, including recommended literature, through which they can widen their knowledge base whilst simultaneously drawing inspiration and ideas.
“We have spent the past year working on this crucial intervention. It's important to give a new generation of African leaders the practical, applicable skills that can truly transform the continent,” Alabi, who is also a Yale fellow, said. We want to cultivate an intuitive African programme for young and aspiring professionals and entrepreneurs that recognizes the challenges and opportunities inherent in embracing personal greatness in this continent."
A group of no more than 20 hand-picked participants will be guided through the curated programme of workshops, discussions and seminars to help harness their potential and discover greatness.
The subjects to be addressed this year includes: Immersive leadership, strength based leadership, leading with purpose, building a meaningful career, building powerful networks and creating influence. There will also be one on one mentoring which will be an intricate feature of the program.
Applications are now open on the website for interested candidates to find out information about the program and register - on www .groomingforgreatness.com also follow the handles for updates.
About Grooming for Greatness
Grooming for Greatness is a programme that embraces the philosophy that realizing your greatness is an attainable goal, if provided with adequate resources. At the heart of the Grooming for Greatness programme, lies the principle that with the right information and insight, a facilitator and access to leaders who have already forged a path to outstanding success; rising corporate and commercial stars can create a compelling vision for their own future and ultimately realize their full potential.
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