NATIONAL CENTRE FOR WOMEN DEVELOPMENT, ABUJA
Tafawa Balewa Way, Central Business District, Abuja
 

EVENTS OF NATIONAL CENTRE FOR WOMEN DEVELOPMENT, ABUJA
1. International Girls in ICT Day      Venue: National Centre for Women Development, Abuja     Date: 27 April 2017                          2.  Vocational Training - Hospitality & Tourism Studies, Cosmetology and Beauty Therapy,Fashion Designing & Garment Making      Venue: Training & Development Department, NCWD, Abuja      Date: Ongoing                             3.  Computer Training -  Computer Appreciation, Computer Operation, Web Development, Database Development, Java Programming, AutoCAD, Project Management      Venue: Information & Communication Technology Departmen, NCWD, Abuja      Date: Ongoing                              
INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY TRAINING
The value of ICT extends far beyond direct economic benefits. ICT is a driving force in the acceleration of entrepreneurship and innovation, making it easier to identify and develop good ideas, and create and disseminate new products and services. ICT enabled more than half of all product innovations By removing barriers between innovators, open source promotes a free exchange of ideas within a community to drive creative, scientific and technological advancement. Open source is a type of licensing agreement that allows users to freely modify a work, use said work in new ways, integrate the work into a larger project A database management system is important because it manages data efficiently and allows users to perform multiple tasks with ease. A database management system stores, organizes and manages a large amount of information within a single software application. Use of this system increases efficiency of business operations Programmers with a sound knowledge of Java are in great demand. With a large installed base, this widely used programming language continues to create jobs in the tech industry. Additionally, the popularity of Android apps has brought along countless opportunities for an Android developer who write native apps. Digital Marketing is a rapidly growing force in the current marketing playing field.It is the future of marketing, and digital media will soon replace more traditional forms altogether. Those that have grown up with the internet and mobile phones are already embracing the brave new world of digital
 
VOCATIONAL TRAINING COURSES
The many steps involved in making clothing from scratch (weaving, pattern making, cutting, etc) meant that women often bartered their expertise in a particular skill with one another. Sewing is the craft of fastening or attaching objects using stitches made with a needle and thread. It is oldest of the textile arts, in the Paleolithic era A caterer is someone who arranges the delivery, preparation and presentation of food for clients. Their responsibilities include not only the food and drinks, but the decorations, tables, chairs, music and lighting. Catering is one of the fastest growing careers in the culinary arts field. Often their services are needed in weddings Pattern making is a highly skilled technique which calls for technical ability, and a sensitivity to interpret a design with a practical understanding of garment construction. For successful dress designing, pattern making forms the essential step. This function connects design to production by producing paper templates A cosmetologist is defined as a person who gives beauty treatments to skin and hair etc. Branches of specialty include hairstyling, skin care, cosmetics, manicures/pedicures, non permanent hair removal such as waxing and sugaring and permanent hair removal processes such as electrology and IPL. Baking is a worthy venture. What’s great about it is that you can use this hobby to make money in many different ways. Baking is a method of cooking food that uses prolonged dry heat, normally in an oven, but also in hot ashes, or on hot stones.  

About National Centre for Women Development, Abuja

The National Centre for Women Development (NCWD) is an agency of Federal Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development. It is a non-political not-for-profit organization established by Decree No. 11 Section 1(5) of 1995, and run by a Governing Council made up of eminent and distinguished Nigerians.
        

Services

National Centre for Women Development, Abuja is charged with the mandate for Gender Training and Capacity Building, Research, and Documentation in addition to addressing the concerns of Nigerian Women. As such, it is expected to network internationally and complement other players within the sustainable development
        

In pursuance of its objectives, the Centre:

1. Promotes research into the activities and achievements of women;
2. Serves as a Databank on Women And Development (WAD) in Nigeria;
3. Facilitates the formulation of policies affecting women in all sectors and primarily in areas such as employment, health, agriculture and finance;
4. Provides training in skills development, and acquisition, income generation activities and serve as a training ground for managers and leaders;
5. Provides a forum for guidance, counseling and mobilization of women in both urban and rural areas; and;
6. Liaises with National, Regional and International agencies involved in women development programmes.

NATIONAL CENTRE FOR WOMEN DEVELOPMENT, ABUJA