01 Sep Big Sister supports Kookaburra Kids’ new program Girls Taking Flight
The Girls Taking Flight program, launched recently over a weekend, invited a group of young female graduates of the AKKF program to take part in an intensive three-day development program focused on self-development and career readiness. Participants received guidance on career and educational choices, learning how to define personal and career goals and develop an action plan. Each participant undertook leadership soft skill training, self-development, effective networking skills, business and social etiquette, listening techniques and important mental health education. In addition to the skills development package the program incorporated a session on personal grooming with tips on how to dress for success and a complementary makeover with each girl having their hair and makeup done professionally. Following on from the weekend program each girl will receive monthly consultations for a period of 6 months. The program, the first of its kind for Kookaburra Kids was a huge success and an unforgettable experience for both the girls and Kookaburra Kids staff.