Through a combination of talks and hands-on workshops, UWS Girls Empowered Programme equips young women with the skills, knowledge and confidence to overcome challenges and achieve their fullest potential in all spheres of their lives.
Empower girls, aged 12 -25 years old, to instil Independence, Resilience, Competitiveness, Resourcefulness and Self-sufficiency.
It’s our mission to help them know it too.
We provide a holistic combination of talks and hands-on workshops that teach job readiness skills, financial literacy, and deepen young women’s knowledge of their rights and remedies under the law with respect to the workplace.
The Be Your Best workshops teach job readiness skills such as:
that help girls overcome the confidence gap to enhance employability and competitiveness.
To widen knowledge on financial literacy to make informed economic decisions to take charge of their financial future through:
To protect oneself, learn how to identify signs of an imminent attack, and position oneself to de-escalate or create opportunities to escape when in danger.
To grasp handy life-skills from changing a car tire or light bulb, hanging picture frames, etc
To set personal boundaries and setting expectations for respect and dignity in personal relationships; and
To learn impactful practices to foster equal distribution of family and household care work.
To be exposed to mutually beneficial relationships with other young women and women entrepreneurs and leaders to bolster current network for