Unity Bank Plc has thrown its weight behind the 2019 YP (Young Professionals) Lagos capacity building workshop, which featured mentorship of 600 young, courageous and ambitious professionals by 60 Captains of the industry in Lagos.
The programme is an avenue for the participants to build potential career-defining relationships with mentors found among industry chieftains facilitating different roundtables.
According to the organizers, the YP capacity building workshop is exclusively targeted at young professionals of 35 years old and below, who in their professional or career pursuits are already budding entrepreneurship initiatives. “We, therefore, convocated 60 breakfast roundtables to create interaction, experience and knowledge sharing in addition to giving an opportunity for participants to benefit from consulting with captains of the industry after the workshop”, Wale Adenuga, promoter of Unboxed Conferences and YP, Lagos has stated.
Commenting on the lender’s support for the programme, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Unity Bank, Mrs. Tomi Somefun said the bank is interested in this program due of its transformative and pivotal concept in promoting young professionals in the Micro, Small and Medium scale Enterprises (MSMEs) space which is well in line with the Bank’s Corporate Social Responsibility programme as well as the Central Bank of Nigeria’sYouth Entrepreneurship Development Programme (YEDP).
She stated that Unity Bank has a technology-driven banking platform, a lifestyle product with an innovative app known as UniFi that appeals to undergraduates, young school Unity Bank Plc has thrown its weight behind the 2019 YP (Young Professionals) Lagos capacity building workshop, which featured mentorship of 600 young, courageous and ambitious professionals by 60 Captains of industry in Lagos.