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hEr VOLUTION Think Tank Accelerator Project Community Info Session

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Monday, 28 March 2016 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

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Students looking for volunteer hours to help with portfolio building while learning from leading minds.
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Business professionals who are looking to give back to the next generation of women who are in transition of getting back on their feet and into the entrepreneurial journey.
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 hEr VOLUTION Think Tank Accelerator Project

Community Info Session

 

 

We cordially invite you , our community members, to take part in an info session to learn more about an upcoming unique and innovative program. hEr VOLUTION Think Tank Accelerator was designed to help support young women from our communities to successfully integrate as contributing members of the society. 

 

Refreshments will be provided! We look forward to see you!

 

About this hEr VOLUTION Think Tank Accelerator: 

 

hEr VOLUTION Think-Tank Accelerator is designed to support and nurture young women 15 to 18 years, in conflict with the law by providing an informative, hands-on and supportive environment during the critical stages of starting new endeavors.  

Through hEr VOLUTION Think Tank Accelerator, we are going to invest in young women at risk of being in, or in conflict with the law through employable skill building opportunities. This project provides mentoring, business education, website development and the chance to gain employable skills crucial in today's marketplace. 

Participants will have direct access to hands-on business planning activities such as: 

  • forming of a business plan,
  • marketing plan,
  • financial planning and forecasting,
  • coding for the web development and
  • presentation skills. 

The goal is to increase the chance that young women in or at risk of being in conflict with the law, will succeed in their chosen career in relevant industry. 

By doing this we will increase economic development through assisting young women with gaining innovative skills necessary to become and stay employed in their chosen industry. 


How YOU can help:

 

"It takes a village to raise a child" African Proverb

 

We need our community to help us successfully carry out this program. Here are a few things that you can help with: 

Students can help out with the following to gain experience in the fields of: 

  • Outreach in the community 
  • Design marketing materials 
  • Marketing and social media campaigns 
  • Event planning 

* We provide training and offer references after commencing the program. If you are a student and need volunteer hours please join us for this info session. Please bring your resume and cover letter with you.  

Small Businesses can get involved through: 

  • Mentoring
  • Workshop Facilitator  with the following expertise:
    • Business Planning,
    • Marketing Planning,
    • Financial Planning,
    • Website Design and Development, and
    • Public Speaking Skills 

If you are a professional, have the above skills and more, and want to give back to your community please join us for this info session to learn more about how you can make a difference. 

 

Remember: This is a GREAT opportunity to network with like-minded professionals while supporting the community!

 

Mentor Partner:  For Youth Initiative    

Program Funded by: Ontario Trillium Foundation    

Event Space Sponsored by: Mozilla Toronto Office 

 

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT hEr VOLUTION's PAST WORKSHOPS & CAMPS BY VISITING OUR FACEBOOK PAGE PHOTO ALBUMS HERE

Have questions about hEr VOLUTION Think Tank Accelerator Project Community Info Session? Contact hEr VOLUTION

When & Where


Mozilla Toronto Office
366 Adelaide St W
Suite 500
Toronto, ON M5V 1R9
Canada

Monday, 28 March 2016 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM


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hEr VOLUTION

Our mission & vision:

To advance education by providing workshops and instructional seminars on topics relating to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) for low income and marginalized youth with a focus on girls and young women.

To advance education by providing camps during summer, winter and spring school breaks that provide STEM programs and activities in related fields.

To provide assistance, counselling and support to young women seeking employment in STEM-related fields who, because of their backgrounds, might not otherwise have access to such employment opportunities.

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