WOMEN EMPLOYABILITY SUMMIT 2019 – Mardan
Mardan Women University
Second Women Employability Summit 2019 was held on 20th & 21th Feb, 2019 at Women University Mardan where more than 1000 girls from different women institutions, employers from the local job sectors participated, multiple employment opportunities were shared with the graduates and young girls during the summit and 15 leading industry experts and speakers spoke at the summit. In pre-summit training workshops 1200 young girls belonging from university were equipped with Employability skills. CATD addressed the key challenge of lesser opportunities for female university students and graduates to enter into formal job market both in public and private sector. The summit was focused & centered on SDG’s Goal no. 4, 5, 8 and 17 to help young girls have equal access to employment, provide them the resources and equip them with the skills that make them more employable, and network with the job sector. The overall goal of the Women Employability Summit – WUM was to increase employability for women in KP – To help young girls be more employable, network with job sector and get employment opportunities and be socially and economically empowered – To provide training on employability skills, entrepreneurship and career to 1200, college, university students and graduated girls from universities and colleges in KP – To work for and achieve SDG’s Goal
#4: Quality Education Goal
#5: Gender Equality Goal
# 8 Decent work and Economic Growth and Goal
#17 Partnership to achieve the goals.
-To facilitate job placement/internships of 200 graduate students from 05 selected women-based universities and colleges in KP with potential employers in public and private sector.
LEARNING SEGMENTS WES19
Women Employability provided young girls a highly-engaging, effective and interactive experience that results in a powerful learning outcome by acquiring new skills and market knowledge, know about and get employment opportunities and networking with job sector and experts. The key learning segments of the Women Employability Summit are;