Girls in the Workforce: Dreams Unlimited
For the last few years, we’ve been driving various initiatives in the continuum towards empowering girls through education. We started with Computer Literacy in 2011, Initiated special classes for Maths and Science in 10th grade in 2016, Scholarships for girls for higher education simlultaneously and we’ve been monitoring the impact in the journey.
Mainstream after graduation. In our experience,
The key intent to focus on this critical area arose because of a few fundamental beliefs.
- When you invest in a girl, you’re investing in a generation
With women participating in the economy, the entire society benefits
Empowering the girls to live up to their dreams
With this background, we initiated ” Dreams Unlimited”- Getting Girls in the Workforce.
With a focus on girls in BA, BCom, BSc, the objective was to create an Integrated Skill Development Program (ISDP) within their Academic Curriculum.
ISDP Coverage: Spoken English, Interview Readiness, Computer Literacy, Advanced Excel Skills, Basic Accounting.
Details of Execution Phase:
Academic Year 2019-2020 | Vishveshwarya College, Banaglore | BA, BCom | 150 Students
Academic Year 2019-2020 | Dharmasagara First Grade College, Bangalore | BCom | 100 Students
The Program covers the students across all the 3 years of their graduation
Partnership with TeamLease for Curriculum Delivery
Each student receives 480 Hours of Integrated Skill Development Program in 3 years
Inhouse “Life – Counselor” providing 120 hours of life- coaching on an individual need basis