By: Timothy R. Yoko
In the mission of uplifting the global standards of living, women play an indispensable role by acting as agents of change, potential, and sustenance.
The Conference on Women is primed to put a spotlight on all Women and address the status quo with respect to the empowerment of the women community. Women intends to initiate consequential discussions on gender equality issues, women’s engagement in different disciplines, future challenges, and opportunities.
It made a reality through the resourceful collaboration of women from across Liberia with notable educational institutions and scholars in the field. Prioritizing the health concerns, the organizers of the 2022 Women conference have decided to organize the conference determined to ensure the best experience of an educative conference.
The conference will take place September 20-24, and all experts and enthusiasts are warmly welcomed to join the platform and be a part of a network that envisions a change for the better.
Laurntine Bowaman-Bass, Chief facilitator for the all women conference told a team of Journalists Monday September 19, that the officially opening of the much talked about 2022 women conference of Liberia’s 200 years of existence will bring together women from several counties and they will converged at the Paynesville City Hall on Tuesday September 20, for the official opening of the program .
Madam Bowaman-Bass told reporters that the conference will educate women on how to take on responsibilities and as well empower them for future responsibilities.
For her part, Elizabeth Armstrong disclosed that the conference will train women on different disciplines including, health, education, entrepreneurship, business amongst others.
She told a team of reporters that the four days women conference will bring women from all walks of life for the propose of training and taking on the sense of responsibilities during marriage and after marriage.
She believes it is time for women to unite and lead different sectors in order for the development of the country.
One of those expected to lead the training of women at the conference, madam Ophelia Eliza Saytumah said women over the time has been left behind and that the 2023 election is time for them to push one another in order to get the “thirty %” women participants into politics and other public offices.
She told journalist that gone are the days when women were sitting on the fence, adding that it is time for them to form part of the process to put them in front of activities within the country.
Meanwhile, a Liberian educator Mrs. Debbie Scott-Caranda is expected to speak on “Education” (Making you a New and Improved woman).
Mrs. Scott-Caranda with the passion she has for education she will educate women on how important education is for women around the world especially in Liberia.
She has been the proprietress of the School of Prime System since 1978 with about 14years of teaching at the University of Liberia Teachers College.