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Posted on at 13 May, 2013, 11:38 am
With support from General Electric (GE) New York and the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, Fredericka Williams an entrepreneur and beneficiary of the Organization of Women Networks for Entrepreneurs (OWNERS) project is attending a tailored training course and Women’s Networking Conference organised by GE at their Leadership Training Centre in Crotonville, New York from the 13th to 15th May this year.
During the training on the 13th May the women will be opportune to learn several things including: understanding and communicating your brand, negotiating for success, hiring the right talent, performance management, being a talent champion etc. The conference follows on the 14th and 15th May and is GE’s signature, ‘Leading and Learning’ annual event as senior female leaders from prominent organisations around the world are invited.
The conference offers participants the opportunity to hear from celebrated speakers and converse with each other about global trends, innovation, growth challenges and leadership development. Fredericka an upcoming fashion designer in Sierra Leone is expected to share with other delegates, her journey as an entrepreneur, the business environment in Sierra Leone and challenges faced by female entrepreneurs.
The African Foundation for Development Sierra Leone in its business development strides recognizes that, for any business to be successful, the owner and senior management staff must possess entrepreneurial skills and techniques needed for the day to day operations of the business.
General Electric Company, or GE, is an American multinational conglomerate corporation incorporated in Schenectady, New York and headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.
OWNERS is implemented by AFFORD-SL with funds from the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women.