The Female Journalists Association of Liberia (FeJAL) will on Thursday April 27, sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with society of women engineers of Liberia (SWEL).
According to FEJAL, the MOU will give exclusive rights to the Women Engineers to build its headquarters.
The decision was reached at a meeting between the two associations on Thursday April 20 at FeJAL’S office in Monrovia.
During the meeting, SWEL secretary general, Engineer Cecelia G. Davis, expressed her organization’s willingness and commitment to partner with FeJAL for the construction of its headquarters.
Madam Davies says the project when complemented by their organization will help to showcase their talent to the larger Liberian public.
FeJAL’s coordinator, madam Siatta Scott-Johnson, thanked the Women Engineers. She said working with them is FeJAL’s own way of promoting and empowering women and making their work more visible.
Madam Johnson also expressed optimism that the partnership will yield a long-term relationship between the two women organizations.
The project, which is to commence in June, when completed, will have a resource center, computer lab, mini offices, cafeteria and a conference room to host at least 250 people.
At the induction of FeJAL leadership on December 8, 2016, a building project estimated at US$300,000 was unveiled.
FeJAL is a non-governmental with a mandate to advocate for social Justice and empower women in the media and those in the society.