Female employees of MTN Ghana in celebrating this year’s International Women’s Day interacted with Professional Leadership Development Consultants Mrs Doreen Baffoe and Madam Jennifer Agyeman in a session dubbed “Lunch and Learn” at MTN House in Accra.
In line with the theme for this year’s celebration, DigitALL Innovation and Technology for
Gender Equality by Embracing Equity and Support Systems to Succeed”, the guest
speakers shared insights on the art of storytelling and communication. They also shared the essence of leveraging mentors and coaches in the workplace to enhance one’s career.
The Chief Human Resource Officer of MTN Ghana, Mrs Amma Benneh-Amponsah said that
several initiatives have been implemented by the company to create equity, diversity, and
She said, “We have support from MTN Group to launch programs that open us up
from a talent support perspective to reach other women across the MTN Group. We have
launched a program called “Women@Work”, which is system-based and allows staff to identify females across MTN Group and select them as mentors, sponsors, and coaches.
The ‘Women@Work’ program complements MTN’s existing in-house “Stimulate, Transfer,
Innovative and Relate” (STIR)Mentoring Program.
Employees were given the platform to share their experiences under the STIR Mentoring
program, commenting on how it had helped their careers and personal development.
They encouraged all staff to take advantage of the programs. MTN employees closed the day with a ‘Sip and Groove’ networking party across all their footprints in Ghana.
SOURCE: MTN Ghana