Mr Ajay Lal, CEO Vision Motors, and Dr Kedrayate, Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (centre) with participants at the Vision Motors – USP Youth Leadership Forum 2017.
The Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) at The University of the South Pacific (USP) hosted The Vision Motors - USP Youth Leadership Forum 2017 at the Japan-Pacific ICT Multipurpose Theatre on 29 September 2017.
Dr Akanisi Kedrayate, Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Law and Education, in opening the forum, stressed on the evolving nature of leadership styles.
Dr Kedrayate argued for humanity in leadership, propagating that modern day leaders need to empathise with their subordinates.
Youth leaders from as far as Labasa made their way to the forum which had the theme ‘Leadership Styles: What Works Today?’ and did not go away disappointed as the activities and speakers lined up kept the participants occupied throughout the day.
The impressive line-up of speakers included Vision Motors Chief Executive Officer Mr Ajay Lal, Academic and Fiji Women Graduates President Ms Charlotte Taylor, Publisher Ms Naziah Ali and President of Aiesec Fiji, Ms Ginny Ho.
The youth leaders present at the Forum were nominated by the Fiji National University, University of Fiji, Sangam School of Nursing, Fulton A University College, USP Labasa and Lautoka Campuses, the three faculties from USP and the Disability Resource Centre of USP.
The forum also saw the establishment of a volunteer team made up of FALE students calling themselves the FALE Army of Volunteers.
The annual event has now become a feature of the FALE calendar.
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