USIU-Africa signs MOU with coaching experts
From Left: Mrs. Cecilia Mweru (Career and Placement Officer), Ms. Bernice Nasimiyu (Director, Solution Finders Development Center), Mr. Stephen Olieka (Human Resource Segment Head at Safal Group), Mrs. Emily Kamunde (Director of Rise & Learn), Prof. Paul Zeleza (Vice Chancellor), Amb. Prof. Ruthie Rono (DVC Academic and Student Affairs), Ms. Hellen Ambasa (Director Legal Services and Company Secretary), Ms. Mina Kaburu (Career and Placement Officer) and Mr. James Ogolla (Director University Advancement) during the MOU signing on Friday, June 22, 2018 at the VC’s board room.Photo: Antonio Longangi
By Cecilia Mweru and Ernest Anguru
USIU-Africa and Rise and Learn Mentorship Group (RLM)- a product of Rise & Learn Limited signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide mentorship to graduate students aimed at equipping them with skills needed for their career progression. The event was held on Friday, June 22 and was attended by USIU-Africa Vice Chancellor Prof. Paul Zeleza, DVC Academic and Student Affairs Amb. Prof. Ruthie Rono and Director of Rise & Learn Mrs. Emily Kamunde.
The partnership provides a platform for RLM Group to compliment and support the Placement and Career Services (PACS) Student Mentorship Program through various trainings that will enable graduates explore their career options, identify and prepare for opportunities in the job market and access internship, volunteer and job openings in partner organizations.
The inaugural program will be launched on Wednesday, July 25 during the Career Fair Graduate Connect networking event and will admit 40 graduates who will be matched with their individual mentors.The event was also graced by Human Resource Segment Head at Safal Group Mr. Stephen Olieka, Founder and Director, Solution Finders Development Center Ms. Bernice Nasimiyu, Director of University Advancement Mr. James Ogolla, Director of Legal Services and Company Secretary Ms. Hellen Ambasa, and Placement and Career Services officers Ms. Mina Kaburu and Mrs. Cecilia Mweru.
RLM Group is a consortium of Human Resource professionals from well-established HR firms in Kenya whose objective is to provide mentorship to young people.
Rise & Learn Limited is a HR Consulting and Training firm aimed at impacting lives and multiplying the impact through training.
- Written by Ernest Anguru