The Visionaries Hub Hangout, is a social youth-stakeholders forum organized in Nigeria, designed to highlight and discuss youth and developmental issues of national interest with the goal of proffering possible solutions, while also identifying the critical role of youths towards actualized these solutions.
The hangout session will be streamed live to the internet and will feature seasoned and passionate stakeholders across all endeavors including teenagers and adult Nigerian citizens, while employing the power of the social media to drive large youth participation.
The event will kick-off on Friday 14th of March, 2014 with a 3 weeks online contest; “My dream, My Quota to nation building” that will give seed funding of #50,000 (Naira) to the winner (to take part in this contest please visit www.visionarieshub.com ).
The forum will be discussing relevant nation building issues ranging from Leadership and citizenship, Youth and Government policies, Business and career development opportunities, Female gender inclusion, to Education with notable speakers like Ms Yemisi Ransome-Kuti (Founder, Nigerian Network of Non-Governmental Organization), Mr. Durotimi Adeboye (Project Director, Global Education Media and consultant to Lagos State Ministry of Education, Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin (President, Women Arise for Change Initiative, Ms Ore Somolu (Executive Director, Women in Technology),Mr Adedayo Thomas (Publisher/ Director of Outreach, Africanliberty.org), Mr. Ikeddy Isiguzo, (Chairman Editorial Board, Vanguard Nigeria) present.
Losbeauty is one of the supporting partners of this brilliant initiative. Other VHUB supporting partners include AfricanLiberty.org, Women Arise Initiative, Global Education Media, BellaNaija.com, TalkROC’ Inno., Dayo Ibitoye, among others.
The event theme is “Social-networking; A Tool for Youth Development and Nation Building” and scheduled to hold on the 12th of April 2014, @ La Mango Ikeja. GRA, Lagos, Nigeria,
Participation is open to all interested people and organizations, but live attendance at the venue is strictly by reservation; to reserve a free seat at the event, register on WEBSITE. You can also join the conversation on twitter by hash-tagging #vhubhangout or #amplifiedvoices.