CYFI Blog

31 Jan

YGE Fellow Adeola Adediran receives Best Graduating Female Engineering Student in Nigerian Universities

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The Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria awarded CYFI 2013 Fellow, Adeola Adediran with Best Graduating Female Engineering Student in Nigerian Universities last week. Adeola’s team, YGE, seeks to annually encourage female secondary school students who aspire to study engineering in the tertiary institutions in Nigeria. Check out their Facebook page to read about

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09 Jul

YGE Training at Baptist Girls School

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This was the very first of the YGE trainings slated to hold every forthnight in Baptist Girls School, Obanikoro geared at stimulating the interest of young girls in engineering, particularly girls in Junior Secondary 2. The training started by 1pm with a video that ran for 5minutes highlighting the basic concept of the program. It

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17 Apr

Commonwealth Youth Awards Grant to Isaiah Owolabi!

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On the 1st of February 2013 the Commonwealth announced 2013 CYFI Fellow, Isaiah Owolabi, as one of the 16 finalists that would each receive a £1,000 grant to advance their development work as part of the Commonwealth Youth Awards. The awards celebrate young people (aged 15-29) in the Commonwealth who are making a positive difference to

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22 Jan

YEC-Academy Concludes in Celebration of Creativity, Opportunity

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The Youth Entrepreneurship and Creative Academy, or YEC-Academy, the project designed and implemented by CYFI’s Vocational Training team, concluded with flair on Saturday, with an exhibition featuring displays of hand-crafted wares and testimonials from the program’s participants. Some of the trainees’ handmade shoes incorporated ankara fabric designs. A photography trainee discusses his photo of a

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