The atmosphere was electric as parents, educators, and young enthusiasts gathered for the annual Kiddies Career Fair—a vibrant celebration of STEM and Renewable Energy education. From insightful panel discussions to hands-on workshops and captivating presentations, the event was a testament to the power of community collaboration in shaping the future of our youth. Steering the event beautifully was Ms. Sunah Keili, founder – Skool Grind.

Ms. Sunah Keili


The day kicked off with a dynamic panel discussion led by prominent women in STEM and Tech fields. Magdalene Peters, with her eloquence and passion, guided the conversation, delving into the crucial role of awareness and preparedness among parents, educators, and stakeholders in guiding children towards careers in these evolving fields. The resounding theme of encouragement and support resonated throughout the discussion, emphasizing the importance of nurturing curiosity and creativity in young minds.

Key takeaways from the panelists include:

Ing Yassin Bangura emphasized the importance of fostering a safe learning space in STEM and Renewable Energy. She advocated for businesses and organizations to create opportunities for students to gain hands-on experience outside their daily routines and school environments. Additionally, she encouraged parents to support their children in pursuing their passions.

Mrs. Salwa Campbell highlighted the significance of creating safe spaces within homes, schools, and playgrounds. She emphasized providing access to learning tools, equipment, gadgets, and materials that facilitate children’s self-discovery through play and environmental learning.

Ing. Georgette Okyne underscored the importance of events like the Kiddies Career Fair, emphasizing their lasting impact on children and the public. She called for the enforcement of policies that integrate STEM and renewable energy activities into school curricula, thereby exposing children to innovative learning techniques.

In conclusion, Ing. Sebay Koroma stressed the significance of mentorship from pioneering women and organizations in cultivating interest in STEM and Renewable Energy. She urged individuals and organizations to collaborate with schools and invest in children, recognizing them as the future.

Overall, the panel discussion served as a catalyst for promoting STEM and Renewable Energy careers, emphasizing the importance of support, safe spaces, policy enforcement, and mentorship in nurturing children’s interests and talents.

The Key Note Speaker for the Event

Madam Kumba Musa, a tech trailblazer and the Keynote speaker for the event dropped wisdom for kids, teachers, and parents alike:
🔍 For the Kids: Discover your STEM passion – robotics, coding, renewable energy – and never stop exploring! Collaboration is key, so team up and learn from each other.
🎓 For the Teachers: Make STEM fun with hands-on activities! Create a classroom where curiosity thrives, and support students every step of the way.

👪 For the Parents: Nurture your child’s STEM interest with workshops and outings. Inspire curiosity, but remember to encourage a balanced lifestyle beyond the lab!

Following the panel discussion, children eagerly explored the array of booths set up by collaborators representing diverse STEM careers. From robotics and gaming to water recycling and waste management, each booth offered a unique opportunity for hands-on learning and exploration. Kamara-Yokie Innovation showcased the latest advancements in robotics, while Innovation Axis introduced the concept of water recycling, sparking curiosity and imagination among the young attendees.

Exploring 3D art and illustrations, Reunion SL engaged curious children in creative activities, while DJ Mose Academy showcased the exciting world of sound engineering and technology. IZELIA SL demonstrated innovative ways to repurpose waste materials, highlighting the importance of sustainability and environmental stewardship.

But the excitement didn’t stop there. Energising Development (ENDEV, GIZ SL) showcased clean energy solutions such as solar and battery converters, contributing to the global campaign against climate change. Meanwhile, LAMBANO shed light on the vital role of agriculture in sustainable development, inspiring young minds to explore the intersection of technology and farming.

Dance Performance by The National School of Deaf and Dumb

Throughout the day, presentations from schools added depth to the conversation, with topics ranging from recycling and energy conservation to technology and poetry. The fair wasn’t just about showcasing careers—it was about fostering a love for learning and exploration, instilling in children the confidence to pursue their passions and make a positive impact on the world.

The event organizers aka the Narnians had their daycare and preschool in full gear with lovely and entertaining experiments and perfomances that were focused on the theme.

The event culminated in a lively performance by the talented young artist, Leonus the Genius, whose music created a vibrant atmosphere of entertainment for attendees of all ages.

Live Performance by a Young Performer

As the day came to a close, it was evident that the Kiddies Career Fair had succeeded in its mission to #startthemyoung, igniting a spark of curiosity and ambition in the hearts of every participant.

The event had great participation from schools, along with guests, educators, and supporters, the fair truly embodied the spirit of community engagement and collaboration. It served as a reminder that by investing in our youth and providing them with the tools and resources they need to succeed, we can create a brighter, more innovative future for generations to come.

As we reflect on the success of this year’s Kiddies Career Fair, let us continue to champion initiatives that empower young minds, nurture their talents, and inspire them to dream big. Together, we can cultivate a new generation of innovators, problem-solvers, and leaders who will shape the world for the better.

The Event organiser Narnia Educational Group remains grateful to the sponsors that supported this year’s iniative.


Written by: arianadiaries

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