NGO Connection Day in collaboration with Microsoft
In collaboration with Microsoft, the Civil Society Support Center held the yearly “NGOs Connection Day” to strengthen the ongoing cooperation among Egyptian NGOs. The event gathered a diversity of NGOs specialized in Women Development, Human Resources Development, Education and Health.
The “NGO Connection day” took place on June 16th, 2013 engaging 40 Women representing 24 NGOs.
“Empowering Women” was the theme, aiming to empower the women decision makers through a learning environment, providing them with the required leadership tools, methods and skills. Thus help them to achieve organizations’ missions.
The training methodology was based on experiential learning with the objective of assisting participants to better understand the concept of “Servant Leadership” and leading organizations to success; all the topics of the day were presented through a set of activities followed by reflection conclusions discussion at the end of each activity.
The opening session covered two essential topics; the first topic was about information technology leveragewhere the NGOs can benefit from the donation program “Techsoup Egypt”. The second topic was introducing the NGO Capacity Building program developed by Professional Development Foundation. The program was designed to support NGOs by helping them develop efficiently managed organizations through best use of human and financial resources.