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MUBAS-UNDP conducts career talk and gender issues to senior students

News   Pangano Baluwa   September 14, 2022
PIC: MUBAS Staff and Students with UNDP Officials
The Malawi University of Business and Applied Science (MUBAS) in conjunction with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) conducted career talk and discussed issues of women empowerment to senior students at ODEL conference on 7th September 2022.

The event was graced by UNDP Resident Representative Shigeki Komatsubara and MUBAS Director of Student’s Affairs Dr Getrude Sitolo Banda.

Apart from women empowerment which was the centre topic of the day, students were also enlightened on issues of career prospects, (pursuing UNDP careers, CV writing tackling interviews and digital communication) and how they can contribute to the social economic development of Malawi through innovations, information technology, skill development and self-confidence. 

In his remarks Komatsambura emphasised UNDP commitment in women empowerment narrating that women in the country plays a pivot role as far as social economical aspect is concerned.

“Women are the drivers of social economic development of Malawi as such UNDP is committed in empowering them on all spheres of life. This can be seen in various projects that UNDP is championing together with MUBAS as students from this institution have a lot of talents worthy for exposure,” He said.

Speaking at the event, Sitolo Banda conquered with Komatsambura acknowledging the role women play in the society while appreciating support that UNDP render to MUBAS in women empowerment.

Racheal Kaduwa students’ representative applauded UNDP for coming up with such a program as saying students have been stirred.

” We have been made to understand that our education can make a huge difference in Malawi and as women we can achieve anything, the opportunities learnt today will be put into consideration,” Kaduwa said.

 

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