Actress and Television Host, Jocelyn Dumas will join Managing Director of Airtel Ghana and CIMG Marketing Woman of the year, Lucy Quist to mentor pupils from the Mataheko Cluster of Schools on Friday 12th February as part of the Evolve with STEM initiative – an Airtel Ghana CSR initiative championed by Lucy Quist, to transform mindsets and empower young people to pursue Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
The initiative was launched in December 2015 by Lucy Quist, as reigning CIMG Marketing Woman of the year, and in line with Airtel Ghana’s CSR activities focused on education, to provide a platform for volunteers to empower young people through regular monthly mentoring sessions.
Evolve with STEM also involves the reinvigoration of STEM Clubs, building capacity of Science, Mathematics and ICT teachers and teaching young people in selected schools basic computer coding and programming. The initiative is being piloted at the Mataheko Cluster of Schools comprising a total of six schools – from Primary to Junior High.
Jocelyn Dumas who was at the launch of the programme at the CIMG Presidential Ball in December 2015 signed up as one of the high profile volunteers to inspire the next generation of leaders through STEM.
Since its launch, more than 500 pupils have been impacted in the monthly mentoring sessions led by Airtel’s Managing Director Lucy Quist.