Photos From Girl Arise Season 1, ‘Accelerating Gender Parity’

 

Rule Nigeria Interactive for Girls (RUNING) held a one day Forum tagged Girl Arise, with the theme ‘Accelerating Gender Parity’ on Friday 11th March, 2016 at the Ibom eLibrary Conference Hall, along IBB Avenue, Uyo. The Forum was held as an expression of the International Womens Day 2016 (IWD) and the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The major topic discussed at the Forum was Gender Equality, and featured Dr. Mrs. Elizabeth Obot, Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Science and Technology as Keynote Speaker.  Barr. Emem Daniel, Vice President of FIDA, Akwa Ibom State spoke on Gender Parity: The Proverbial Unicorn; Mrs. Ronke Ojeikere, Founder/Coordinator, SOTHAWACA , delivered  a paper on Gender Equality Theory Versus the Challenges, while Pst. Hephzibah Askia of Kings Solomon Temple II, spoke on Gender Parity and the Daughters of Zelophehad. Comrade Jeffrey-Scott Emuakpor, Executive Director of VAVCI, Mr. Ekpeno Gold Etim, Special Assistant to the Governor on Social Reorientation and Comrade Omofon Mark, Vice President Student Union Government, University of Uyo also graced the Forum.

The Forum which was geared towards motivating, inspiring and celebrating Nigerian young women also featured the exhibition of the book, The Pride of A Woman, authored by Enobong Nsima Thomas;  poetry renditions by Ekemini Francis and Esther Ime; uber-guitarist, Drizzle Richards delivered a command performance stringing and singing to her edgy tune, “Don’t Hesitate”. Rhoda Nduaesa, Aniebiet Francis, Emem Brownson, Emem Dominic Ekanem and Enobong Essien all received the RUNING Girl Arise Awards for; Media, Film & Advocacy, Information & Communication Technology, Academia, and Fashion respectively. The Forum climaxed with a fashion exhibition which had models sashaying down the runway with designs from Enzee Clothings.

The Girl Arise Forum was chaired by Dr. Mrs. Akon Eyakenyi, Former Minister for Lands, Housing & Urban Development; produced by Ubong ‘Kardynal’ Ekanem, and hosted/moderated by Eileen Etettim, CEO of Onions Creation and Vice President of RUNING.

Ronke Ojeikere

Ronke Ojeikere

Ronke Ojeikere, Ubong Kardynal & Barr. Emem Daniel

Ronke Ojeikere, Ubong Kardynal & Barr. Emem Daniel

Ronke Ojeikere, ED Sothawaca

Ronke Ojeikere, ED Sothawaca

Ronke & Emem

Ronke & Emem

Pst. Hephzibah Askia, PM KST2

Pst. Hephzibah Askia, PM KST2

Poet - Ekemini Francis & friends

Poet – Ekemini Francis & friends

Poet - Ekemini Francis

Poet – Ekemini Francis

Esther Ime _ performing

Esther Ime – performing

Ekpeno Gold Etim, SA to Gov. on Soc. Orientation

Ekpeno Gold Etim, SA to Gov. on Soc. Orientation

Eileen Etettim & Ubong Kardynal of RUNING

Eileen Etettim & Ubong Kardynal of RUNING

Eileen Etetim, VP RUNING

Eileen Etetim, VP RUNING

Ekpeno Etim

Ekpeno Etim

Drizzle performing

Drizzle performing

Comrade Jefferey-Scott Emuakpor

Comrade Jefferey-Scott Emuakpor

Barr. Emem Daniel

Barr. Emem Daniel, VP FIDA (AKS)

Barr. Emem Daniel, VP FIDA (AKS)

Barr. Emem Daniel (2)

Cmrd. Omofon Mark, VP SUG, UNIUYO

Cmrd. Omofon Mark, VP SUG, UNIUYO

 

 

Model for Enzee Clothings

Model for Enzee Clothings

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Girl Power - Eileen & Rhoda

Girl Power – Eileen with Rhoda(Publisher Rhodies World Magazine)

Girl Arise

Esther Ime - Poet

Eso Eso, CEO Big Exude N' Cakes

Eso Eso, CEO Big Exude N’ Cakes

Enobong Essien - CEO Enzee Clothings

Enobong Essien – CEO Enzee Clothings

Emem Brownsoon, ICT Icon

Emem Brownsoon, ICT Icon

Emem & Ronke

Enobong Essien, Fashion Enterprise Icon

Enobong Essien, Fashion Enterprise Icon

Drizzle Richards - GuitaristBarr. Emem Daniel, VP FIDA (AKS)

Aniebiet Francis, Film & Advocacy Icon 2016

Aniebiet Francis, Film & Advocacy Icon 2016

Aniebiet francis - Actor & Ekpeno Gold, SA  Soc.ReOrirntation

 

Rhoda Nduaesa, Media Icon 2016

Rhoda Nduaesa(Publisher Rhodies World Magazine) , Media Icon 2016

Model for Enzee Clothings Interface Guests Girl Arise (2) For Emem Dominic, Academic Icon A section of Participants

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