WIL, Vocational Training & Entrepreneurship Conference
An international conference on how to unleash employability skills to bring young talent, skills and leadership to workplaces - Sharing learnings from WIL, Vocational Training & Entrepreneurship Programmes in Africa and internationally.
Main Programme Tracks
The three-day conference comprises of three (3) professional programme tracks
Participants and Contributors
Education and Governmental Institutions
Members of educational institutions involved in projects, initiatives and programmes to raise youth employability
WIL Industry Mentors, employers Federation, Employers in private and public sector relevant, Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Students and Academic Researchers
Students involved in employability programmes and beyond, WIL Coordinators/Academic WIL supervisors, national and international academic researchers.
Key Note Speaker
Key Note Speaker at The International Conference «Join Forces – Tapping youth employability opportunities»
Minister Itah Kandjii-Murangi
Itah Kandjii-Murangi is currently serving as the Minister of Higher Education Training and Innovation in the Republic of Namibia. Kandjii-Murangi attained her first Bachelor’s degree in educational psychology from the University of Botswana (1982), Lesotho and Swaziland in Gaborone, Botswana. She proceeded to do a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology with emphasis on Career Guidance at the University of Ohio, Athens, U.S.A. (1985), where she also subsequently obtained a Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology (1990).
For her academic and professional life of over three decades, Kandjii-Murangi taught psychology at both the Universities of Botswana and Namibia. She also served in other capacities at the University of Namibia: the Founding Director of International Relations and Exchange Progra ms and Dean of Students and International Programs. While at UNAM, Kandjii-Murangi studied and completed a Master’s degree in Public Policy and Administration (2000) and a B. Juris degree (2012).