GTC’s General Manager Nominated As Next Millennium Development Ambassador



Paula Nicholson, General Manager of Global Training Consulting (GTC) has been nominated as the new Millennium Development Ambassador.

The London-based General Manager has been recognized for her work and passion in empowering leaders across emerging economies. Nicholson, who was a special guest at the 2012 International Women’s Day in Abuja, emphasised the importance of building capacity for sustained growth in a country. She spoke to an audience of approximately 200 participants including former diplomats, Governors’ wives, business executives, policymakers, scholars, activists and NGO leaders.

‘I’m honored and delighted to have been chosen for the nomination of Millennium Development Ambassador. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are vital to the progression of women around the world and both I and GTC are committed to helping people achieve their highest aspirations and building capacity in Emerging Economies,” said Nicholson.

Talking about the nomination of the General Manager of GTC, Dr Raphael Oko, International Coordinator for Global Educators says:‘Her recognition was based on her commitment, dedication and inspiring attitude toward human development. We believe that the work she is doing can be a great source of inspiration and motivation to the women and people of Africa. We hope that the MDA award will provide an additional platform and opportunity for networking to bridge the development divide, not just between nations but person to person too.’

The Millennium Development Ambassadors (MDAs) is a global initiative, uniting educators and leaders who serve as catalysts of social change, transforming local communities and championing the realization of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The initiative recognises prominent community advocates and inspires, empowers, connects, utilizes and celebrates their contributions towards global development.

The award of nomination ceremony will be held as part of activities to mark the 2012 United Nations’ International Day of Families celebration on May 15th at 12 p.m. at the National Merit Award House in Maitama, Abuja.

Mrs Altine Jibrin, Managing Director / CEO of Abuja Enterprise Agency will collect the award on behalf of Mrs Paula Nicholson.

Global Training Consulting (GTC) is a capacity-building organisation, specialised in equipping people with the learning skills they need to achieve their highest aspirations. The company has been a part of the growth seen in the public and private sectors of emerging economies such as Africa, Asia and Middle East

More than 1,500 senior managers are trained, coached and mentored annually by a team of more than 200 internationally accredited highly experienced business consultants and practitioners in Finance, Human Resources, Public Governance Skills, Management Skills, Compliance & Transparency, PR and Marketing and Public Private Partnerships.

GTC courses are accredited by the Middlesex University at level 7 (Master degree) and offer a path to a Work Based Learning Master’s Degree. The training centers and venues are spread throughout the world: London, New York, Boston, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Cape Town, Lagos, Accra, Nairobi and Dar es Salaam.

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