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Young Women in Leadership and Mentorship Programme in Uganda / The African Women’s Leadership Institute (AWLI)

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted July 25, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on July 30, 2019
African Women's Leadership Institute (AWLI) photo
African Women's Leadership Institute (AWLI) photo

Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA) with support from UN Women Uganda is seeking applications from young women leaders for the Young Women in Leadership and Mentorship Programme, a Feminist and Transformational Leadership 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 programme encompasses a mandatory five (5) day residential training and a one-year mentorship to which applicants should be fully committed.
The residential training will be held from the 25th – 30th August 2019, in Kampala, Uganda.

Eligibility: women
- who are leaders, aged between 18-40 and based in Uganda
- who have exemplified leadership in their organizations, communities and or have stood for elective office
- who are enthusiastic about implementing a social action project in their community.

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Applicants can apply via given website.

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Jill Langhus
Jul 26, 2019
Jul 26, 2019

Thanks, Ana.

Jul 26, 2019
Jul 26, 2019

thank you for sharing. will share with young women in Uganda

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jul 30, 2019
Jul 30, 2019


Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 12, 2019
Aug 12, 2019

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply;
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills.
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and use its filters (right upper corner) to find what really suits you.
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others.
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests - tell these stories too. They will enlighten and inspire the sisterhood.