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Workshop Meeting among Female Graduates and Employers

15 Jun 2015

Workshop Meeting among Female Graduates and Employers

Iftin Foundation working with Putland chamber of comer implemented Workshop Meeting among Female Graduates and Employers in Galka’yo on 15th June 2015. The workshop meeting targeted with the relation between young elite women graduates and their potential employers in the location galka’yo and participated local organizations, business companies and the government institutions in the area.


Mohamed Ismail, the Secretary General of Galkacyo  of the Putland Chamber of commerce opened the workshop in briefly introduced the role of Fursad project on the female graduates in Somalia at large while Nasro, the project coordinator of Fursad explained the main terms behind to implement this bright work for female graduates.


Nasro first talked about that currently male university graduates have better employment opportunities than female graduates because of their networking opportunities and sent her last message to companies, organizations, government and the general public in order to minimize opportunities inequalities and normalize the community common participation.


Mr. Said from Red Sea Company has explained that there are some companies that can employ women and others that cannot due to the nature of their business which important to change that negative culture and attitude. Sheik Abdishakur, from Amal Bank said he agrees much to what Mr. Said has said. He added that he knows that women who spent most of their time in education and should support and empower with women to establish nation with inclusive aspiration.


Abdiwahid from Shell Company, Sheik Mohamed from OPEC Company, Asma Abdullahi, from Puntland University, Faduma Hussein from East Africa University and the Farhiya from Galkayo International University discussed their views regarding admitting the positive and crucial role of women on the community development.