ATE’s Female Future Tanzania Cohort 2 Takes Off


Dar es Salaam, Monday, 31st July 2017 

The Association of Tanzania Employers (ATE) in collaboration with the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO) officially started second batch trainings for its unique practical-oriented Female Future Programme that aims to attract more women into Management Positions, Decision Making processes and on Boards of Directors of Companies.

Speaking during the opening ceremony, ATE Executive Director, Dr Aggrey Mlimuka said, “We have 27 Female Future Cohort 2 ladies from 16 organizations of different sectors, this will create a challenging learning environment and develop exposed leaders for business development.” The organizations include:

  • Acacia Mining
  • Alistair Equipment Services (T) Ltd
  • AngloGold Ashanti Geita Gold Mine
  • Cartrack Tanzania Limited
  • EFC Microfinance Bank
  • Embassy of Denmark
  • Global Health Program-Tanzania, HJFMRI
  • National Housing Corporation (NHC)
  • NMB Bank Tanzania
  • PPF Pension Fund
  • Songas Limited
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • Statoil Tanzania AS
  • TIB Corporate Bank
  • TPB Bank Plc
  • Under The Same Sun

Dr Mlimuka said “We will offer Leadership, Rhetoric and Board Competence courses in partnership with ESAMI, the programme will last 14 days but spread in 9 months with assignments in between; the courses will be directly linked to participants’ daily work routine at their workplaces. After completion of the programme the participants will be registered as accredited directors of boards and professional leadership mentors. The main focus is to enable effective business environment and risk management at the helm to employers in Tanzania”

Dr Mlimuka assured the Company CEOs of developing their employees to become more potential leaders capable of overcoming fear and managing fright when negotiating in various issues.

The Association of Tanzania Employers recognizes all the participating companies since they form part of results in addressing gender equality sustainable development goal to bridge non-gender biased leadership at the apex.  

This programme connects people, performance, personal and organizational success as a means to increase productivity at workplaces and organizations get opportunity to grow talents they wish to motivate.