Women's Technology Empowerment Centre – W.TEC

Celebrating 15 Years of Empowerment: A Memorable Advocacy Visit to Lagos State Ministry of Education

A Memorable Advocacy Visit to Lagos State Ministry of Education

In a momentous celebration of 15 years of empowering women and girls, Women’s Technology Empowerment Centre (W.TEC) embarked on an advocacy visit to the Lagos State Ministry of Education, Alausa Lagos on Tuesday July 17th 2023.

This blog post delves into the exciting and impactful events that transpired during the visit, highlighting the warm reception from Mr. Abayomi Abolaji, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, and Directors of the Ministry. The engaging meeting and fruitful discussions laid the foundation for an enduring partnership between W.TEC and the Ministry, ensuring continuous support for their commendable initiatives.

Upon our arrival at the premises of the Lagos State Ministry of Education, the team from W.TEC was greeted with warmth and enthusiasm. The dedication and hospitality displayed by the Directors of the Ministry set a positive tone for the visit. It was evident that they were genuinely interested in W.TEC’s mission and the impact it had made on women and girls across the state.

Presenting W.TEC’s Activities and Impact

During the meeting, W.TEC’s Executive Director took the opportunity to deliver a compelling presentation, shedding light on the organization’s activities and programs within the state. The astonishing number of 43,000 women and girls who had attended their empowerment programs left the Ministry amazed at the scale of their impact. Through workshops, training sessions, and mentorship programs, W.TEC had been instrumental in nurturing talent and fostering gender equality in the technology and STEM for the education sectors.

The Ministry’s Commitment to Continued Support

The genuine commitment demonstrated by the Ministry of Education was inspiring. They recognized the significance of W.TEC’s efforts in empowering women and girls and acknowledged the transformative effects of their initiatives on the community. This fruitful meeting laid the groundwork for a partnership aimed at furthering the cause of gender empowerment and education in Lagos State.

Looking Ahead

As W.TEC celebrates its 15th anniversary, this advocacy visit marked a new chapter in our journey of empowerment. The renewed partnership with the Lagos State Ministry of Education opens doors to expanded opportunities, increased reach across the state and a more profound impact on the lives of women and girls in the state.

In conclusion, the advocacy visit to the Lagos State Ministry of Education was a momentous occasion for W.TEC. The warm welcome and enthusiastic engagement from Mr. Abayomi Abolaji, the Permanent Secretary, and all Directors strengthened the bond between the organization and the Ministry. The presentation on W.TEC’s activities and the astounding number of beneficiaries left the Ministry astonished, further solidifying their commitment to continuous support. As W.TEC ventures into the future, this partnership will undoubtedly play a crucial role in their mission to empower women and girls through technology and education.

Thus we urge you to join us on this empowering journey and be a part of the change that is shaping the future of women and girls in Lagos State.