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Women in Politics Leadership Institute Program Coordinator 2021 - Eastern Caribbean

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted March 15, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on April 1, 2021
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The Public Affairs Section (PAS), U.S. Embassy Bridgetown, of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for eligible candidates to submit applications to carry out a program to encourage young women in the Eastern Caribbean to increase their personal involvement in civic participation, including community organizing and elections.

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The program features a series of five virtual training workshops for women, ages 18 to 35 years old and that demonstrate the strongest interest in government, international relations, and / or public service and leadership.

The following individuals are eligible to apply:
1. Who actively work in the field of civic engagement and who through their past and current activities support this field;
2. With a proven record of successful project implementation and engagement with international and regional funding organizations.
3. Who are citizens and residents of Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines;
4. Who are between the ages of 25 and 45.

Awards may range from a minimum of USD$7,500.00 to a maximum of USD$15,000.00.

Length of performance period: May 1 to September 30, 2021.

Proposed programs should be completed before September 30, 2021.

Applications are due no later than April 2, 2021.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Mar 15
Mar 15

Friendly reminders:
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2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required by calls such this one);
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well;
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Jill Langhus
Mar 17
Mar 17

Thanks, Ana.