Date(s) - 12/02/2021 - 13/02/2021
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
The Union of Students in Ireland invites you to EMpower 2021!
EMpower is an event which aims to empower, encourage, inspire and motivate students from ethnic minorities to put themselves forward for leadership positions in their Students’ Union, clubs and societies on campus or any other positions of influence.
This two-day event will include discussions and presentations from inspirational student leaders on everything from running an election campaign to how to be a leader.
As a participant you will have the opportunity to engage with empowering panel discussions, motivational talks and learn invaluable skills that will help you running for election. This event is open to students and Students’ Union officers from ethnic minorities who are currently studying in USI affiliated colleges.
This event will run over 2 days – Friday Feb 12th (4pm-8pm) and 13th (10am – 2:30pm).
Registration is free, but you must book your spot to get the link!
Friday, Febrary 12th 2020
Lets hear from those leading within society….
4:15 Decolonisation of the Curriculum, Larissa Kennedy
5pm Leadership, Leon Diop and Pierre Yimbog
5:50-6pm Comfort break
6pm Minorities in leadership, Dr. Ebun Joseph
7pm Leading the change in our Society – panel discussion
Chaired: Anastasia Crickley
Cllr Uruemu Adejinmi
Ola Wuraola Majekodunmi
8pm Close of Day 1
Saturday, February 13th
Let’s talk running for leadership….
10-11am Leaders of the Student Movement
Bukky Adebowale, Vice President for Student Life, Maynooth Students’ Union.
Taidgh Kavanagh, President, DKIT Students’ Union
Dajana Sinik, President, NCI Students’ Union
Margaret Hutchinson, Ethnic Minorities officer, AIT Students’ Union
Nuttawud Nutchanat, Vice President for Education, MTU Cork Students’ Union
Julian Nagi, Deputy President for Education, Maynooth Students’ Union
Precious Ayoade, Ethnic Minorities officer, DKIT Students’ Union
11-11:05 Comfort break
11:05-11:40 Presenting yourself in an online world, Eric Ehigie
11:40-12:10pm Running an online election, Lorna Fitzpatrick
12:10-12:30 Comfort break
12:30-1:15pm Getting Ahead with Social Media, Angel Arutura
1:15pm – 2pm Setting and Reaching Your Goal, Kate Acheson
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Data collected for long-term storage includes Name, Email Address, Telephone Number and, where the person is engaged as a result of their work with an organisation, the name of the organisation.
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Bookings are closed for this event.