Nollywood actress, Ini Edo has commenced an empowerment programmed for young women with digital skills in Africa.
The movie star says the programme is designed to assist leading female entrepreneurs in advancing economic empowerment in today’s evolving digital space.
She made this known during the maiden edition of the programme where she addressed the beneficiaries of her largess in Akwa Ibom.
Girls Empowerment & Mentorship Scheme (GEM Africa) an initiative of veteran Nollywood actor, Ini Edo and mentorship of girls, female entrepreneurs.
The training session kicked off with opening speeches and with seasoned tutors from renowned training centers in Nigeria, the young ladies were lead through an intense and exciting training session on digital marketing.
The training will progress online and the participants will be awarded certificates at the end alongside tools to help them start a career in digital marketing.
Edo, who was recently appointed as Special Assistant on Tourism Development by the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel is on the move to reach a hundred thousand young women across Africa.