Drawing on the success of the pilot Business Cohort for Women’s Leadership program in the fall of 2014, The Black Business Initiative and Labour and Advanced Education in partnership with Ann Divine, Ashanti Leadership and Professional Development Services will be hosting its 2nd Business Cohort for Women’s Leadership Program.
Training commences:January 24th – February 21st (Saturdays)
Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, 1 hour lunch and appropriate nutrition breaks
Venue: BBI, 1660 Hollis Street, Halifax Suite 1201
This training is being offered free of charge.
This program is designed to empower and further develop self – awareness in women of colour. The program will contain sessions where individuals will learn from each other, share experiences of success and challenges and learn what it takes to become leaders in their work environment, organizations, businesses, communities and homes.
In this course participants will:
- Examine characteristics of leadership
- Discuss forms of leadership style
- Explore why having a vision and mission is critical for developing and driving our business or initiative
- Participate in innovative short travel opportunities to explore our social interaction skills, negotiating, navigating, networking abilities, and have some fun
- Attend presentations by experienced entrepreneurs
Register today to discover, nurture and manifest your inner leader!
Ashanti Leadership and Professional Development Services is owned by Ann Divine, MA, BA (Hons.). Her consultancy provides leadership development services such as: training, coaching and mentoring, strategic planning, project management, research, conflict resolution, speaking engagement, conference chairing and facilitation.
Ann is the past Manager, Race Relations, Equity and Inclusion at the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission (NSHRC). Ann has led a number of initiatives while at the NSHRC, involving businesses, employers, academic institutions and communities such as; The Employment Equity Partnership initiative, Creating Culture and Organizational Change training program and most recently the into Consumer Racial Profiling. Ann also received the Minister of Justice Award for Exceptional work to Nova Scotia Correctional Service 2012. While at the Nova Scotia Office of Immigration, Ann also worked on the Business Mentor Program.
Host of International Women’s Day Celebration, March 8, 2014. “Inspire to Change.” In partnership with the Black Business Initiative, NS, to support Black and Immigrant women, have a voice at the decision making table in the business sector; contributing to economic growth
Keira Carey, BBI Training