MEDIA INVITATION
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
24 May 2018
 
Launch of EThekwini Girls Rock Mentorship Programme
 
EThekwini Municipality’s Arts and Living Cultures Department will launch the eThekwini Girls Rock Programme aimed at empowering and motivating young girls from disadvantaged backgrounds to reach for their dreams.
 
Fifty girls (grades 11 and 12) from schools in the south of eThekwini will be paired up with accomplished women in the fields of Science, Finance, Business, Sport, Public Relations and Marketing and the Creative Arts. A programme will be developed where the women will mentor the young girls and impart valuable skills and knowledge about their chosen field and how to reach for success.
 
The aim of the programme is to expose the young girls to infinite possibilities, enrich them through leadership skills, education and positive identity development. They will also be taught about self-worth and building one’s confidence. It is envisaged that through the programme, young girls will learn from their mentors and strive to be outstanding citizens of this country. The programme will run on an annual basis.
 
Members of the media are invited to be part of the launch.
 
DETAILS OF THE EVENT ARE AS FOLLOWS:
 
DATE: Saturday, 26 May 2018
TIME: 09h00 -16h00
VENUE: Karridene Hotel
 
RSVP: Vuyo Ndlovu on 031 311 4838, vuyo.ndlovu@durban.gov.za
 
ENDS
 
Issued by eThekwini Municipality’s Acting Head of Communications, Mandla Nsele.
 
 
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