Lady Julia Mentorship Masterclass
The Otumfuo Osei tutu II Foundation under the guidance and direction of its Patron, HRH Lady Julia Osei Tutu, the wife of Asantehene, organised “Lady Julia Mentorship Masterclass” to commemorate the International Women’s Day, celebrated worldwide on 8th of March, every year.The mentorship program, held at KNUST Great Hall was on the theme ‘DigitAll: Ensuring today’s technology benefits all girls & women and brought together girls from twenty (20) Senior High Schools In Ashanti region.
Lady Julia Osei Tutu was joined by four accomplished women as Panelists in the persons of Mrs Margaret Boateng Sekyere (Board Chair of Societe General Bank), Rev Akua Ofori – Boateng (Director of Programs, Anglican Diocese of Accra), Eng. Dr Mrs Eunice Akyereko Adjei (Wistem Representative) and Dr Phyllis Tawiah ( Lecturer, KNUST).
In attendance to grace the programme was Nana Agyakoma Dufie II, Queen mother of Asante Mampong Traditional Area and 10 accompanying Queen mothers, Professor Rita Akosua Dickson, Vice Chancellor of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Dr William Amankra Appiah, Ashanti Regional Director of Education with Heads of Girl Child Education Unit of various municipalities and districts in the region.
The International Women’s Day is a globally recognised day for the celebration of women breaking the glass ceiling in the social, economic, cultural and political spheres. It is also a day centred on addressing issues of Gender equality, Gender-based violence (violence against women), women empowerment etc.
Lady Julia with her team of Panelists addressed the students gathered on the theme.