Saturday, 9 August 2008

2nd Annual Dare 2 Dream Youth Summit

2nd Annual Dare 2 Dream Youth Summit
Leadership, Motivation & Environment Summit

..Bringing together over 150 youths who believe in value based leadership, in the New Nigeria and that they can be the change they want to see. Dreamers of a brand new nation

THEME: Youths as agents of change

VENUE: Posaq Conference Hall,
76A, Old Airport Rd, Effurun.
Warri, Delta State

Date: Aug 29th-30th 2008,

Registration: 8:30 a.m Daily (FREE REGISTRATION)

Resource Person
Victor Gotevbe (NiPRO & Conduit Consulting, Lagos)
Katherine Ogadako (Climate Change Consultant, Abuja)
Ezekiel Karibo (SPDC Waste Mgt Board, Warri)


Katherine Kporode Ogadako is the graduate of the University of Benin, where she obtained a second class Upper Honors in Zoology in 1988.She is also a Computer Programmer, Certified Environmental, Social and Health Impact Assessment Practitioner, among others and has 12 years working experience with shell via external contractor, and spending the period 2001 -2006, working for their Warri main office as a contractor staff environmental liaison officer, advising the civil engineering team on their various project and the first land field in Nigeria located at Egbeleku. She has also advised the senate committee on environment and ecology and the Gas resources committee, especially on Gas flaring issues and Climate change. She is currently running an M.SC in Integrated Environmental Management at the University of Bath in the U.K and is involved in alternative and renewable energy.

Karibo, Ezekiel Oboada started working for Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria as Waste Management Supervisor in July 1995. Though a Manpower contract staff, he became Senior Waste Management/HSE Adviser in 2003. He is a member of Waste Management Association of Nigeria and later the Charted Institute of Waste management, UK in 2005. Since working for the company, he has developed visible professionalism in Waste Management from simple waste segregation initiatives to Waste Management modelling. His interest has focused on upstream (Exploration and Production) waste as well as capacity building of third parties willing to make investments in Waste Management and other Environmental aspects. He has been in support of various SPDC projects and studies aimed at Zero waste discharge from oil and gas fields and at minimizing oil spills as well as improve safety procedures and health standards

Victor Gotevbe, is a visionary leader, leading a credible network of young Nigerian professionals both in Nigeria and the Diaspora. He holds a degree in philosophy and a professional certificate in Public Relations. He is an Associate member of Nigerian Institute of Management. And works with Vanguard Media Limited (publishers of the Vanguard newspapers: as the Personnel Officer.He has a very strong passion to serve humanity wholeheartedly and selflessly. This passion led him to establish the Apapa Golden Leo Club (youth Activity of International Association of Lions Clubs, district 404 Nigeria) in 2003 at Olodi Apapa-Ajegunle (an area that is often regarded and misconstrued as a ghetto) Victor was one of the of the young leaders in Nigeria selected to participate in the workshops on MDGs with the Nigerian National Assembly organized by National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) between 2005-2007. In 2005, he was a rapporteur of the National HIV/Aids Summit organized by National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA). He recently facilitated a National Endowment for Democracy (NED) funded workshop in Ibadan, and was awarded by Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho, Oyo State for Leadership and Role Model, and he also functioned as a guest speaker at their first annual Business Summit of all graduating students.
Furthermore, Victor was contacted by the Ministry of Youth Development (January, 2008) to share his international experience and how it affects local action in the Activity book of the Ministry. Between February and March, 2008, he was invited by Freedom House to Cameroun for an Alumni Meeting of the African Institute for Governing with Integrity (Formerly African Initiative). Additionally, he made it to the shortlist of 43, out of 144 outstanding nominations from 18 African countries for the 2008 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Fellowship Award.

Inquiries: 08034810869, 08050637252 ,

D2DYI…Youths as leaders and agents of change.

Collaborating Agencies: NYNETHA Delta State Chapter, Earth Charter Youth Group, SOWIN Delta State University,Abraka, PIND Jos, Divine Encounter Global Network,

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