For the months of September and October 2019, we were contracted to conduct research for Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA), Gambia on issues of human rights in Nigeria. We offer services which covers the coordination and management of research work/field/subject-matter. We are open to conducting and doing research work using documentation, mixed-method, qualitative and quantitative methodology to achieve the desired results.
WillFran Consulting in partnership with Women’s Technology Empowerment Centre (W.TEC) conducted a research survey study on why Nigerian women leave the STEM field within the first few years of working in the sector. One of the key findings show that, for women who left STEM many factors contributed to their decision: difficulty in moving up the career ladder, unfair treatment and discrimination within the STEM field.
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Research Skills Training
WillFran Consulting facilitated two training sessions on acquisition of research skills for small-medium enterprises (SMEs) at Social Media Week Lagos (2019 & 2020).
Additionally, organized and facilitated two research skills training sessions for SMEs (August & November 2019) at the Nest Hub, Lagos.
Collaboration with the founder of ‘Jobs on toast’ Chris Humphrey on our research skills training project for SMEs (August 2019).
Collaboration with Jake Pryszlak, The Research Geek on our research skills training project for SMEs (June 2019).
Organized a workshop in partnership with World Institute on Disability (WID). A workshop focused on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities CRPD). The topic title for the workshop is on ‘Making policy changes on the domestic level: a critical exposition into the Convention on the Rights of persons with Disabilities’. The workshop is one of our advocacy projects aimed at creating more awareness on inclusion of persons with disabilities within the Nigerian mainstream society.
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WillFran Consulting completed a collaboration project with Initiative for National Growth (ING) to help in building the capacity of the visually impaired persons through creative assistive technology support for students at the Federal Nigeria Society for the Blind.
Presentation of paper on statutory rape during #JusticeforOchanya campaign: a call to action to end sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV).
Why Partner With Us?
We believe that knowledge does not exist in vacuum. We are of the opinion that for knowledge to expand it must be fostered by joint efforts. Joint efforts with other organizations or businesses as a means to bring about growth and progression. This enables us in being able to achieve our goals and objectives. Our goal is to foster a pro-active research culture through research work, advocacy and development-focused projects. Our objective is to ensure that our target audience develops a desire for self-taught research, to engage in research work and engage with research tools so as to bring about innovation, creativity and sustainability. We do not rely on the idea that research only thrives within academia. Research is versatile. Resourceful enough to generate leads for problem solving and flexible in adapting to new and disruptive innovations.