Wednesday, January 26, 2022

JCI National Convention starting this Friday

Junior Chamber International (JCI) Botswana is to hold a National Convention in Francistown from the 7th-9th October.

In a recent interview, the National Director, Ngwatshi Enyatseeng, said that JCI has played a role in nurturing leadership skills and encouraging young entrepreneurs in Botswana.

JCI Botswana is part of a global network of more than 300, 000 young entrepreneurs and professionals .The convention will present opportunities for young people to develop themselves, to develop one to attain personal goals and opportunities to develop one’s entrepreneurial acumen.

Enyatseeng said the NatCon will provide a platform for young professionals to engage each other and create shared values for a better society.
“This will promote and strengthen civil society and private sector partnership towards positive development in our country,” she said.

This year’s NatCon promises to be bigger and better with exciting skills development trainings from JCI training partners that include Innolead Consulting, Positive Peace, JORISMA Investments, Focused Living International and BIZ KID. The world class trainings will be in the areas of Project management, Positive Thinking, How to avoid excuses in starting a business, Effective Leadership and The Power of a Creed.

Lined up for the convention is a Public speaking competition with a topic “Youth Leaders of Today” a debate competition with the topic “This house believes there is no longer a justification for Affirmative action for women in Botswana”.

Enyatseeng said also in stock is a community project where JCI in partnership with Greenpiece Company and The Department of Forestry will be planting trees at the Mother Teresa Resource Centre in Monarch.

Designed to provide a platform for young professionals aged between 18 and 40 years to engage each other and thus create shared values for a better society, this year’s convention goes under the banner ‘Go Impact the World’ and is expected to attract delegates from across the globe.

For a fee of P 700 there will be training sessions, business meetings, dinner and entertainment at JCI NATCOM.

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