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Living Your Dream Using the Art of Public Speaking:Empowering Women with Leadership Skills

Having a message is one thing; being able to deliver it effectively to an audience is another. The U.S. Consulate General, Lagos is offering free empowerment training on public speaking and presentation skills to upwardly mobile women who want to make a difference in their communities and nation as a whole. The training format will be practical, fun and inspiring and will demystify the myth of public speaking and giving presentations. It will be taught by several trainers and topics to be covered include: leadership & goal setting, communication skills, building confidence, using audio visuals, researching your topic etc. The main aim is to enable the participants advance professionally and personally. All participants will have to prepare a 5 minute speech to be delivered in front of your peers on the 2nd day of the training. The topic should be Women in Leadership but you can approach it from any angle.

To participate;download the  application form and submit via email to

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, January 11th, 2013.