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The Our Girls Our Future

Summer Program

We Don't  Just Identify Potential, We Develop It.

EMPOWERING WOMEN 

WITH WORLD CLASS PROFESSIONAL

DEVELOPMENT

We're working to provide our African college women with a gender-specific toolkit that will ensure their professional and personal success in an ever changing world.

West Africa's First Finance and Technology Talent Accelerator

6 Weeks

TRAINING

BOOTCAMP

JOB

SHADOWING

6 Weeks

ONLINE 

TRAINING PROGRAM

9 Months

In person training bootcamp led by experienced professionals and university students.Learn Python, Excel, SQL and other skills to achieve your personal and professional goals.

A remarkable opportunity to shadow an entry-level professional at a premier bank or technology firm in Ghana.

Enhance your understandings of finance or technology. Learn online from any location. Provided by our corporate sponsors.

REAL WORLD

EXPERIENCE

3+ Months

Each participant is guaranteed a first round interview  our  corporate sponsors. We prepare and mentor them through internship/job experiences.

PROFESSIONAL

TOOLKIT

We touch upon every skill needed to  be elite contender for the high skilled labor market and  a future leader. From learning how to conduct yourself at a networking event, to how to structure a resume, to formulating an impactful LinkedIn profile, to public speaking, students are introduced to the fundamentals of formulating a gender-specific professional toolkit.

TECHNICAL

TRAINING

We offer two tracks, Finance or Tech, allowing students to develop a skill set that will help them get a running start as soon as they begin their careers. For the finance track this includes: financial modeling & valuation, case study method, excel shortcuts & financial statement analysis. For the tech track we focus on: HTML, C++, Python, Django & JavaScript. The classroom sessions are packed with both individual and team exercises to help facilitate understanding of the concepts being taught.

RISE UP: EMPOWERMENT 

SPEAKERS SERIES

Our program is unique because it takes a gender  specific approach to professional development. Not only will we give these women the skills they need to succeed, but we will prepare them to tackle the challenges of being a woman in the workplace.  Also our guest speakers provide students  with tangible examples of success, in the many different forms it takes. Topics touched upon mental health, the importance of self-care, why women are needed in finance and the power of young people among others. 

INNOVATION

CHALLENGES

After completing our 6 week program, the students will be tasked with exploring the challenges facing their home communities and using the skills they've learned to develop a solution. They will present their solutions at our Annual Gala to an audience of friends, family, sponsors, and media.