Call for Applications: Feminist and Transformational Leadership Development Programme for African Women


Offered by the African Women's Leadership Institute (AWLI)

Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA) with support from UNWomen Eastern and Southern Africa (ESARO) invites applications from African women leaders for the 2019 Feminist and Transformational Leadership Development Programme to be held under the auspices of the African Women’s Leadership Institute (AWLI), which is a space for catalyzing and nurturing feminist and transformational leaders to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment on the African continent and beyond.

The leadership development programme will be awarded to 25 women leaders, who have exemplified leadership in their organisations, communities and or have stood for elective office. Eligible candidates are African women between the ages of 25-40 years, based in Eastern and Southern Africa, who are able to participate in all activities- beginning with a residential institute scheduled to be held from the 25th- 29th of March 2019, in Nairobi, Kenya and commit to a one year peer mentorship programme.

The deadline for submission of the application is Thursday, 28th of February, 2019

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