Pearl Generation Uganda alongside Newslibre presents an exciting and impactful leadership and mentorship program called Dream Makers Fellowship which aims at building a pipeline of leaders who understand what it takes to create change in our complex, interconnected world.
The of goal this program is to prepare youth for purposeful cultural integration as productive innovators, leaders, and mentors; encouraging them to address current societal problems through thoughtful, inspirational and respectful service and influence the world through a commitment to service and inspirational leadership and behavioural integrity.
The Dream Makers Fellowship program will train peer educators, mentors and young leaders in the various spheres of life with emphasis on inspirational and service leadership, mentorship social entrepreneurship and social-economic development.
The Dream Makers Fellowship mainly focuses on youth, policymakers, youth mentors, parents, academicians, next-generation managers, talent managers, community leaders and young leaders.
The program will involve looking at situations, opportunities, or challenges through the lens of the whole community, and pursuing a course that builds the well-being of all in youth leadership, youth mentorship, community management and development, organizational change and social entrepreneurship and development.
Leadership and Mentorship are powerful development tools that can help one achieve their personal and professional goals.
“In the leadership and mentoring relationship, you will have an opportunity to discuss, receive honest and constructive feedback and get access to the information, knowledge and experience from our more experienced staff members from a duty station other than your own”, says Robin Mugerwa, founder of Pearl Generation Uganda.
Why be part of the Dream Makers Fellowship program?
The Dream Makers Fellowship program intends to offer youth the essential skills and techniques they need in order to look at challenges from a different perspective. Doing so can add clarity to a difficult situation, and also promotes wisdom and facilitates self-confidence. “It will empower you to succeed”, adds Mugerwa.
The fellowship program by Pearl Generation Uganda aims to offer more than just essential skills. According to Mugerwa, it will encourage introspection, lead you to the next level, and help clarify your vision.
“You will be surrounded by other leaders, great mentors and entrepreneurs. This leadership and mentorship training program will allow you to study how leadership ideas have emerged and changed over time, helping you make sense of the often conflicting ideas about leadership and mentorship that cause so much confusion. You’ll also get the opportunity to network with other leaders, mentors and to draw on their experiences”, says Mugerwa.
The program will make use of interactive sessions, chat rooms, real-life experiences, and a mentor-mentee relationship structure to help one gain perspective on the values of good leadership and mentorship.
Pearl Generation Uganda, which is also referred to as (PG-Ug) is dedicated to nurturing vulnerable youth communities through earning their involvement and participation in the areas of health, livelihood, education, economic empowerment and involvement of talents.
The Dream Makers Fellowship program which is set to happen on 9 April 2021 at the Grand Global Hotel in Kikoni, Makerere from 8 am to 2 pm will be at a fee of Shs70,000 per person. Newslibre is honoured to be one of the media partners for such an insightful program that seeks to empower youth.
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