HerSTEM Training: August 27, 2021
FAME Foundation held her weekly HerSTEM training on August 27, 2021, at the Raw Materials Research and Development Council, Maitama, Abuja.
Attendance was taken with a total number of twenty participants, one teacher, two two sign language interpreters, one volunteer, two ad-hoc staff, and two FAME Staff.
At the end of the programming course, the participants were given a group project to submit. Their performance as a team will be factored into their final examination scores.
The participants commenced the project at 9:30 am with their group leader heading the teams. During the project, they illustrated teamwork, interaction, and collaboration as they were able to complete the project assigned to each group.
At 11:15 am, breakfast was served to the participants.
Afterwards, mentoring session commenced at noon, with the engagement coordinated by Miss Folake Oyebade, FAME Foundation Lead volunteer.
The participants shared their experiences and achievements since the commencement of the 6 months training and also their challenges, including that of their daily lives as persons with disabilities. Miss Folake rounded the session by encouraging participants to be strong, dedicated, and focused in whatever they do. She also emphasized their special needs should not be a hindrance to them achieving their dreams.
The class ended at 1:20 pm.
The next class is scheduled for September 3, 2021.