Coady Institute’s Global Change Leaders Program 2015 for Women’s Leadership

Deadline: 9 January 2015

Coady Institute’s International Centre for Women’s Leadership is inviting applications for the Global Change Leaders Program. It is a seven-week education program which seeks to enable women from developing countries to reinforce their leadership capacities in order to contribute to innovation and change in their communities.

Global Change Leaders program provides successful candidates with a full scholarship that includes tuition, travel, accommodations, and meals. Participants will also get the benefit of the guidance and mentorship of accomplished women leaders from around the world.

Eligibility Criteria

This program is targeted to emerging women leaders from developing countries who are working on development issues. The women should fulfill the following criteria:

Possess a minimum of four years of demonstrated leadership experience in a social or economic development endeavor.
Have great drive and passion for their work.
Are practitioners in civil society organizations including community based organizations and not for profits.
Hold a university degree or a combination of post-secondary education and experience.
Have strong oral and written English language competencies.
Program Schedule

August 24 – October 8, 2015: A seven week on-site intensive course at the Coady International Institute in Antigonish, Nova Scotia where a collaborative relationship is fostered among facilitators and participants to draw out lessons and insights from their rich and diverse experiences.
October 12, 2015 – April 30, 2016: Participants will benefit from one-on-one mentoring from experienced women leaders upon their return home for up to six months to follow on the application of learning into practice.
How to apply?

The candidates have to click on the Apply Now link and register themselves with their email id.
After successful registration the application form has to be submitted online with their registered id.

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