In a bid to empower and uplift the women leaders of the this institution, the SRC Women’s Commissioner organized its inaugural event, WOCOM CONNECT, on January 3rd, 2023. This event, held at the DOSA conference room, marked a significant milestone for the commission and aimed to foster authentic sisterhood, inspire, and empower female leaders across various colleges, faculties, and departments with a lineup of esteemed guest speakers.
Fostering Authentic Sisterhood:
The event was designed to bring together women leaders from diverse backgrounds within KNUST. The event served as a platform for these leaders to connect, share experiences, and build lasting bonds of sisterhood. By creating a supportive community, the SRC Women’s Commission aimed to help women leaders navigate the challenges they face in their roles and personal lives.
Empowering Future Women Leaders:
One of the primary objectives of the the event was to inspire and empower current and aspiring Women Commissioners and female leaders. The event featured a lineup of accomplished guest speakers who shared their insights, experiences, and strategies for success. These speakers, who have excelled in various fields, served as role models, offering valuable advice on leadership, resilience, and the importance of women supporting one another. Their stories resonated with the attendees, inspiring them to strive for excellence and overcome any obstacles they may encounter.
In addition to empowering women leaders,the event had a broader goal of enlightening others within the KNUST. By hosting this event, the SRC Women’s Commissioner sought to raise awareness about the importance of gender equality and the contributions of women in leadership roles. The knowledge and inspiration gained from the event would be passed on by the attendees to their respective colleges, faculties, and departments, creating a ripple effect of empowerment and enlightenment.
WOCOM CONNECT concluded on a high note, with attendees expressing their gratitude for the enriching experience. The event succeeded in creating a sense of camaraderie among women leaders, equipping them with valuable insights, and inspiring them to excel in their roles. It also laid the foundation for future initiatives aimed at promoting gender equality and women's leadership.