- The US embassy in Nigeria has honoured Oluwaseun Nariwoh, a sport administrator, with the Lagos State Sports Commission, for making the list of women to be mentored in America
- During the six-week mentorship programme, the 16 selected women will work with leaders in other sectors to share leadership skills
- The programme is organised by the US Department of State in partnership with other organisations like espnW and University of Tennessee’s Center for Sport, Peace & Society
The US embassy in Nigeria has honoured another Nigerian, Oluwaseun Nariwoh, a sport administrator at the Lagos State Sports Commission, for making the list of 16 women to be mentored under the American sport mentoring programme.
The people on the list were drawn from different parts of the world for extraordinary leadership skills, contribution to the sports world, and the experience they have gathered.
According to the embassy, the program was organised in partnership between the department of state, espnW, and the University of Tennessee’s Center for Sport, Peace & Society.
For the duration of six weeks, top-ranking American female officials in education, media, and in non-profit sectors will work with promising sport leaders to share business and leadership skills and experiences.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that another Nigerian, Gift Udoh, was also honoured by the US for her great contribution to agriculture.
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Udoh is also a 2019 Mandela Washington fellow and the owner of Norinafarms, a company that focuses on the production of chemical-free vegetables in a way that ensures that there is a continuous availability of fresh vegetables.
Her strong passion for healthy food inspired her vision to go into training rural farmers, youths, and women in grow vegetables devoid of harmful chemicals.
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