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Hoop Sistas Basketball Club, was born out of the experience of the Founder who participated in the Fortune/State Department Global Mentoring Partnership program in May 2008. Under the mentorship of the President of the WNBA (Women’s National Basketball Association), Donna Orender, it was recognized that girls and young women could be empowered physically, socially politically and even career wise by playing basketball through sports and fitness in general. Sports and fitness empowers young women particularly by contributing to their strength, self-esteem and self-confidence. Hoop Sistas Basketball Club, is a mentoring programme, which seeks to build these character attributes in young…
Membership forms will be filled by all members to be signed by parents or guardians, permitting girls to join the club. The parent/guardian signature is necessary to keep track of girls who might be truant, using the club meeting days as excuses to explore personal interests which might be detrimental to their development. Girls may only become card-bearing members after attending two months of regular consecutive training sessions, whereupon they will be presented with the HOOP SISTAS T-shirt, uniforms and the membership card. They will also be given the club rules and regulations, and code of conduct. Register to join…
Each club will be expected to meet at least 4 times per month. With each of these mandatory meeting days, various programs will be drawn up after training day as below: Week 1 - My role model/my inspiration/my mentor This program will introduce a successful woman to the club members, who will tell them about her life and how she has made it thus far. These women are likely to be mentors from the Mentoring Walk programme Week 2 - What I have learnt At the end of every first week’s meeting, club members are given various magazines and periodicals…
HOOP SISTAS Basketball Club will be formed in various parts of the country with Accra as the start, particularly areas with less-privileged girls, with the aim of empowering them by Teaching them to play basketball in the S.T.A.R. (Sportsmanship, Teamwork, Attitude, Respect) spirit as in the (W)NBA values Teaching the essence of sports, health, fitness and wellness Educating the girls in life and social skills – social values, self-esteem and responsibility Identifying girls who are talented in various fields and helping develop them to pursue their education in these areas in order to become leaders in those fields. Mentoring them…
OBJECTIVES HOOP SISTAS seeks to bring together young girls and women with a common sporting interest to achieve empowerment, education, health and other development goals while encouraging the opportunities and potential of young girls and women to grow into leadership roles in their various communities through playing basketball. OUR VISION To cultivate leaders in various fields, borne of the love of the game (Each member of HOOP SISTAS will excel in whichever field she finds herself).
Hoop Sistas Basketball Club, was born out of the experience of the Founder who participated in the Fortune/State Department Global Mentoring Partnership program in May 2008. Under the mentorship of the President of the WNBA (Women’s National Basketball Association), Donna Orender,2006-2011, it was recognized that girls and young women could be empowered physically, socially politically and even career wise by playing basketball through sports and fitness in general. Sports and fitness empowers young women particularly by contributing to their strength, self-esteem and self-confidence. Hoop Sistas Basketball Club, is a mentoring programme, which seeks to build these character attributes in young…
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Mrs. Gillian Hammah (Chief Marketing Officer- Databank Group) was and is still my mentor and I am a Customer Service Representative at Databank; from Internship - National Service Person - Contract Staff. I persisted, learned and worked to sail through. It was not smooth but was worth adapting and n ...

My Mentorship experience has been awesome. I attended Mentoring Walk when I had to participate in an interview process at the UN Information Center and I clearly needed direction on the activities of the UN in Ghana. My Mentor, Madam Mercy Konadu guided me and I passed the interview. I was invited t ...

Thanks to Mentoring Women Ghana, during my shadow week I had the opportunity to sit on an interview panel with my mentor (Angela Dedo Kofi), and the mock interview with Unilever helped me to know presentation is key.

Ivy Antwi (Mentee) (2015)

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Mentoring Women Ghana is a non-profit organization established in Ghana whose objective is to grow young women through mentoring by more mature and accomplished women, and through sports,  in order to imbue them with leadership qualities with which they can positively impact their communities. Our main programs are Mentoring Walk and Hoop Sistas Club.

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