The Managing Director of Vlisco Ghana, Doro Fatoumata has charged fellows of Rising Public Leaders (EPL) of Ghana, to embrace challenges as a part of life of their management journey.
The hearth chat session organized by Rising Public Leaders of Ghana is often meant to have seasoned leaders in Ghana and past, share their experiences with the fellows who’re additionally being nurtured to be leaders had all 4 (4) cohorts of the EPL Ghana program from numerous ministries come collectively right here in Accra.
Ms. Doro used her life for example for the cohorts by indicating that she has been by means of numerous challenges that might have introduced her imaginative and prescient down the drain; nonetheless, as a robust girl coming from a humble background, she embraced the challenges as a part of her studying.
She acknowledged, “I’m a girl from a really humble background, coming from Niger; I used cleaning soap to brush my enamel however grew up in love, having a robust intention, not one of the toils I went by means of throughout these occasions have been seen as challenges or failures however I noticed it to be life redirecting me, from my days in Europe to my comeback to Senegal after my household had relocated, I’ve at all times embraced challenges”.
She went forward to enlighten the cohorts on how this world calls for younger ones to be completely different. The director defined this by saying, “In a world of such a lot of folks, it is just sensible that you just come out completely different in numerous elements of your life. Discover your uniqueness and work on it till you turn into a luxurious” she additional acknowledged, “ No matter you get, take it for a begin, do it so effectively that folks will speak about you as being distinctive in what you do”.
Ms. Doro additionally inspired the fellows current on the occasion to at all times go for issues that folks don’t need to take. They’re to look out for essentially the most daunting duties that their colleagues worry taking up and that’s what will make them stand out.
She reiterated that this has been her largest success; as she took up roles in Nigeria, supplied to go and serve in Dubai when only a few colleagues have been keen to take action, and in addition got here to Ghana on a mission to revive the textile business, placing her profession on the road since she stood the chance of dropping her job if she failed the mission however got here out profitable all alongside.
Concluding her session with the fellows, she summed up the dialog below 4 broad thematic areas, urging the fellows to have a goal, a life plan, distinctiveness, and intentions. These themes she famous have been and proceed to be her secret to a profitable journey to this point despite the fact that she feels she nonetheless has lots to supply.
The engagement was concluded by Yawa Hansen Quao, the Govt Director of Rising Public Leaders commending the good contributions that the fellows are making of their numerous models and inspiring them to do extra of their respective fields of endeavour.
She acknowledged, “EPL is grateful to all fellows of this system to this point for placing to make use of the very morals that have been imbibed in them throughout their studying course of”.
About Rising Public Leaders Ghana
Launched in 2018, Rising Public Leaders of Ghana (EPL Ghana) is a two-year fellowship that equips high-achieving college graduates of Ghanaian nationality with transferable management abilities to impact change within the public sector and past. In partnership with the Nationwide Service Scheme (NSS), finishing the primary 12 months of the EPL Ghana fellowship additionally fulfils the necessary Nationwide Service requirement.