Livestream: Young Leaders Conference – Zambia
April 24-26, 2023 | Online
The Young Leaders Conference – Zambia, taking place from April 24th to 26th, 2023, will welcome young leaders in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sectors from Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
What is it?
The primary goal of the conference in Zambia is to empower young leaders in East and Southern Africa with leadership skills to discuss region-specific challenges and carve out solutions on the topic of Integrating Information and Communications Technology (ICT) into Primary and Secondary Education.
The conference will cater to young leaders between the ages of 25-35 who are motivated to expand their leadership knowledge and engage in important discussions that advance their region’s well-being with a focus on Leadership and ICT Integration. The conference is designed to encourage them to establish regional networks for future exchange.
- Reach more young leaders in East and Southern Africa and equip them with leadership skills to help them establish regional networks for future exchange;
- Increase knowledge in identifying and understanding challenges of ICT integration in the education sector of the East and Southern Africa region for the participating youth;
- Give the participants the opportunity to carry out community outreach and mobilization for ICT with appropriate stakeholders locally and regionally;
- Provide mentorship and financial support to develop community projects.
Which sessions are available virtually?
Through carefully selected speakers and training materials, the Young Leaders Conference, for three days, is tailored for ICT professionals and community development practitioners. Given that the conference is in person in Lusaka and combines workshops, talks, networking events, and presentations, we have selected three sessions to live stream virtually for you.
Below, please find the sessions available virtually.
*NOTE: Sessions occur on different dates and in Central African Time!
Introspection as a Leader
In this session, Melissa from the Center for Young Leaders in Africa will share insights on her journey as a young leader and how taking the time to identify and reflect on your skills, strengths, and weaknesses is crucial. In addition, after her presentation, Melissa will guide the group in identifying their own personal strengths and areas of growth.
Learning Outcome: Participants will be able to identify their personal strengths and areas for growth as a leader.
Challenges of ICT at the primary and secondary level in the education sector of East and Southern Africa
In this session, participants will hear from representatives of the public and private sectors, academia and non-profit worlds on the present challenges in infrastructure, training and education in ICT Integration in primary and secondary education.
Learning Outcome: Participants will be able to strategize and identify solutions to the challenges of ICT integration in the education sector of East and Southern Africa.
Networking and Leveraging Resources
In this session, Anne Lise from MC-Rwanda will guide participants in identifying the existing resources and networks to facilitate ICT integration in East and Southern Africa. As participants conclude the conference, through this session, they will be able to list down the existing resources and the next steps to ensuring these resources are utilized.
Learning Outcomes: Participants will learn how to leverage existing resources and identify new ones and have a positive outlook toward ICT integration in the primary and secondary levels of education.
Who are the speakers?
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be virtually part of the Young Leaders Conference – Zambia. By registering below, you will receive email reminders and instructions on how to catch our livestreams when the time comes.
We look forward to you joining us online!
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Have any questions?
The conference is an event that aims to empower young people in East and Southern Africa with leadership skills and to provide them with the necessary tools and means to identify and understand issues of integration of Information and Communication Technology (ICT).
The conference is primarily intended for young people between the ages of 25-35 who are motivated to expand their leadership knowledge and engage in important discussions that advance their region’s well-being with a focus on Leadership and ICT Integration.
The Young Leaders Conference – Zambia is scheduled to take place on April 24-26, 2023.
Although the conference is in person in Lusaka Zambia, we have selected three sessions to live stream virtually for you.
There are three sessions available virtually:
- Introspection as a Leader.
- Challenges of ICT at the primary and secondary level in the education sector of East and Southern Africa.
- Networking and Leveraging Resources.
You can choose to attend one or multiple sessions.
NOTE: Sessions occur on different dates and in Central African Time!
Yes, it is free of charge.
Register for free. One hour before a session starts, you will receive via email instructions on how to tune in.
Yes, you will receive reminder emails one day and one hour before each session you chose to attend to.
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