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2020 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Women’s Leadership Academy

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted August 7, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on August 29, 2019
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The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Mission to the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) has announced an open competition for a cooperative agreement to develop and implement a week-long Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Women’s Leadership Academy. YSEALI activities focus on 4 themes: economic growth, sustainable development, education, and civic engagement.
The awardee should
1. design the workshop with the primary objective of building economic capacity among participants
2. contribute towards a people-oriented ASEAN that includes the full participation of women in the economy
3. facilitate teamwork among participants to identify key challenges facing the region, and to develop innovative solutions
4. oversee follow-on activities undertaken by participants after the workshop.
Participants and Audiences: Up to 40 young emerging women leaders in public and private sectors, aged 25-35, from eligible countries, and 10 mentors.
Award: Up to US$150,000.

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Anticipated program start date: April 2020
Eligibility: U.S. and foreign not-for-profit organizations and social enterprises
Deadline: August 30, 2019, at 4pm Jakarta time
All application materials must be submitted according to provided instructions,

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Karen Quiñones-Axalan
Aug 08, 2019
Aug 08, 2019

Thank you, Ana. I shared this.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 12, 2019
Aug 12, 2019

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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.
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