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Be a volunteer Learning Coach in our #GirlsInBusiness education program!

Updated: May 31, 2023

Hey you! Willing to be a volunteer Learning Coach in our #GirlsInBusiness education program!


Girls in Business is a social innovation education programme launched by the non-profit organization ORIBI. This program aims to introduce high-school girls to new career pathways by enabling them to practice their agency and create social enterprises addressing issues they face in their communities.

The launch of this program of Innovation Day gathers 100 high-school girls from Cape Town township and hard-to-reach communities supporting them to learn how to transform

problems into ideas for social change through entrepreneurship. To guarantee the success of this event, we are looking for 25 women social entrepreneurs that could support the

girls throughout the day as learning coaches.

What is expected from a learning coach?

Before the Day:


- Participate in online learning coaching training in the

week of the 25th of April 2023 to gain a deep understanding

of activities and, youth-friendly, gender-inclusive practices

for the day.

On the Day:

- Attend the Innovation Day from 8:30 am to 15:30 pm on the

6th of May at Philippi Village.

- Assist with the logistic of the day (assist the participants to

navigate through the day, encourage and help them to fulfil

challenges, get everything they need and overcome any

barriers.

- Support participants to transform the problem they have

identified into an idea of a social enterprise.

- Support participants to present their idea confidently

- Participation in the selection and jury activities

Why you?

For this role, we are looking for women social entrepreneurs that can

be role models for the girls, showcasing that success is a possibility,

and knowing enough about social innovation, design thinking, girl-

focused practices in order to facilitate learning for the girls.


Want to know more about it?

Go to our website: https://www.oribi.org.za/girls-in-business, or contact our Incubation Officer Mitchel Nkhama: @mitchel.nkhama@groupe-sos.org.


By Christian Mpazayabo

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