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AFRICA SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE MOBILITY

Women in ASIM

Vision

To build a future where women lead transformative change, shape inclusive communities, and drive sustainable infrastructure development across Africa.

Mission

Our mission is to empower, and encourage women to participate in sustainable infrastructure development, through knowledge-sharing and advocacy in the design, construction, and operation of infrastructure projects in Africa.

Objectives

  • Empower women through leadership development programs in sustainable infrastructure.
  • Advocate for women participation in the sustainable infrastructure development sector.
  • Promote sustainable and eco-friendly infrastructure solutions that benefit African communities.
  • Foster a strong network and collaborations among women professionals in sustainable
  • infrastructure for knowledge-sharing and collective progress.
  • Ensure the enduring success of the Women in ASIM program and foster a vibrant, life-long community for its members

Strategies and Activities

Objective 1

Empower women through targeted skills enhancement and leadership development programs in sustainable infrastructure.

Strategies Activities
Provide targeted professional development programs tailored to women in sustainable infrastructure industry.Conduct regular workshops and webinars on topics such as project management, sustainable design, leadership, and communication skills.
Partner with industry experts to provide mentorship and coaching to women professionalsOffer mentorship support to female students in our institutions

Objective 2

Advocate for women participation in the sustainable infrastructure sector

Strategies Activities
Collaborate with educational institutions to encourage female students to undergo programs related to infrastructure development.Collaborate with educational institutions to encourage female students to undergo programs related to infrastructure development.
Conduct awareness campaigns to challenge stereotypes and biases in the industry.Develop multimedia campaigns showcasing successful women in the industry to inspire and break gender stereotypes.

Objective 3

Promote sustainable infrastructure solutions that benefit African communities – Strategies/ Activities to be achieved through our various research publications

Strategies Activities
onduct Research in sustainable Infrastructure, including issues relating to women participation in sustainable infrastructure, Menstrual Hygiene, maternity leave etc. onduct Research in sustainable Infra-structure, including issues relating to women participation in sustainable infrastructure, Menstrual Hygiene, maternity leave etc.

Objective 4

Foster a strong network and collaborations among women professionals in sustainable infrastructure for knowledge-sharing and collective progress

Strategies Activities
Establish a network of women professionals in the sustainable infrastructure industryDevelop and maintain an online presence on LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram where women can exchange ideas, share experiences, and seek advice.
Organize Webinars to facilitate collaboration
Host an annual conference or summit that brings together women professionals, industry experts, and stakeholders. Long term together with 4.4.1
Form partnerships with organizations and industry stakeholders to enhance collective effoorts and impact of the mission.Identify potential partners and initiate discussions to explore areas of collaboration.
Engage in joint projects or initiatives that leverage the strengths and resources of partner organizations.

Objective 5

Ensure the enduring success of the Women in ASIM program and foster a vibrant, life-long community for its members.

Strategies Activities
Develop a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation framework to track progress towards mission objectives.Participate in monthly meetings to create and follow-up with the various initiative.
Create key performance indicators (KPIs) for each objective and conduct periodic evaluation to assess the extent to which objectives are being achieved.
Solicit feedback from stakeholders, including women professionals, communities, and partners, to identify areas for improvement.
Maintain a network to encourage the interaction between the Women in ASIM.Create a Women in ASIM WhatsApp group where active discussions, suggestions and comments can be made.
Introduce the post of welfare and social in Women in ASIM group; The welfare would
ensure that every Women in ASIM member is healthy and the social would encourage interaction in the group.
Hold a quarterly joint meeting for all current members and past Women in ASIM. Virtue meeting short term while Physical meeting (depends on the financial support if any)- long term

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