WHY BEAUTY PAGEANT?
The need to promote proper management and security of records and information being the life blood of any organization can never be overemphasized.
The emerging Information Management (IM) industry in Africa has great potentials in the area of business and employment opportunities. As a result, engenders the much desired opportunities for the development of the society.
The Miss Archives Beauty Pageant is a RIMA Foundation initiative geared towards developing the intellectual capabilities of young ladies, training and exposing them to the various business / career opportunities within the industry. The pageant also provide a platform for promoting the frontiers of records and information management industry in Nigeria and Africa crowning the ARCHIVES QUEEN (the face of the industry).
WHY MISS ARCHIVES IS UNIQUE COMPARE TO OTHER BEAUTY PAGEANTS?
*Miss Archives Beauty Pageant, a combination of beauty and brain is unique being the premiere beauty pageant aimed at empowering the youths (female) with a focus on their business / career development.
*Participants undergo series of hands-on training on Information Management and Technology, with internship opportunity after the pageant in different public and private organisations, for a minimum of three (3) months period, putting all they have learned during the training into practice.
*Aside the last 16 contestants, every other contestants have the opportunity to undergo free information management training, with an opportunity to eventually become accredited members of the Institute of Information Management (IIM), Africa, if they so wish to further their studies in the field.
*The Information Management Industry has the potential to provide over 200 job positions, following a research conducted by RIMA Foundation in 2010, and we believe that the pageant will serve as a platform to breed qualified and competent professionals to fill those positions engendered by the Industry.
*Miss Archives Beauty Pageant is unique being the premier Information Management pageant in the whole wide world. The pageant is expected to progress to Miss Archives International in the nearest future.