Tuesday, April 17, 2012

MTN presents the MTN Leadership Seminar with Dr Farrah Gray

In its continued commitment to empowering dreams and enriching lives, MTN in the last four years has brought in renowned speakers like Les Brown, Chris Gardner and David Plouffe to speak to Nigerians on topics bordering on entrepreneurship, strategy, motivation amongst others. Formerly tagged the MTN Motivational Series, the project has been revamped and repackaged as the MTN Leadership Seminar to bring more value to her customers and the general public. 

-          Enabling MTN customers move on ahead in life and business
-          Inspiring the CAN-DO spirit in them.
-          Creating a conducive atmosphere for networking
-          Creating opportunities for budding entrepreneurs through the N30 Million Grant and a 6 month mentorship programme with Dr. Farrah Gray.

This year’s Seminar promises to be bigger and better and will feature Dr. Farrah Gray, a young American businessman, investor, philanthropist, author, syndicated columnist, and motivational speaker who became a millionaire at the tender age of 14. The seminar will hold from Tuesday, April 24, 2012 to Friday, April 27, 2012 in 2 locations in Nigeria. The theme of this year’s event is “Breaking the Success Myth”.

The MTN Leadership Seminar will also feature activities beyond talk and will include a first-of-its kind initiative called the MTN Budding Entrepreneur Business Grant. The initiative  will see  3 entrepreneurs go home with the sum of N20 Million for the best idea and N5 Million each for 2 and 3rd great ideas respectively in order to pursue their business ventures.  Avid social network faithfuls would  have noticed “If I had 30 million Naira” twitter hash-tag and Facebook question which served as a pre-cursor to the initiative with Nigerians of all works of life dropping their two cents on the topic   .

About Farray Gray
Farrah Gray is an American businessman, investor, philanthropist, author, syndicated columnist, and motivational speaker. At just 29, he has been able to put in more in a lifetime than most will. Dr. Farrah Gray was named as one of the most influential Black men in America by the National Urban League's Urban Influence Magazine and Ebony Magazine recognized him as an entrepreneurial icon, business mogul and best-selling author. Raised in the impoverished South side of Chicago, Dr. Gray defied the odds and became a self-made millionaire by the age of 14. At the age of 21, he received an Honorary Doctorate degree of Humane Letters from Allen University. This was in recognition of his ingenious economic mind and distinguished commitment to the development of values such as leadership, integrity and scholarship. In his rise from poverty to national and international prominence as an entrepreneurial icon and pre-eminent power speaker, Dr. Gray has inspired millions around the world.

24th April
Breakfast session with CEOs and MTN Platinum Plus members
Theme: From Success to Relevance
Sky Lounge, Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island
25th April
Leadership Seminar
Theme: Breaking the Success Myth
Harbour Point, 4 Wilmott Point Victoria Island
26th April
Port Harcourt
Leadership Seminar
Theme: Breaking the Success Myth
The Atrium, Stadium Road, Port Harcourt
27th April
Youth Seminar
Theme: Breaking the Success Myth
Main Auditorium, University of Lagos

To register to get an invite visit www.mtnonline.com/leadership

To upload your business plan visit www.mtnonline.com/leadership

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