Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA) Feminist and Transformational Leadership Development Programme 2019
Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA) with support from UN Women Uganda invites 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).
Application Deadline: 31st July 2019
Eligible Countries: Uganda
To be taken at (country): Uganda
About the Award: This specific Feminist and Transformational Leadership programme targets dynamic young women in all their diversities including differently abled women, LBQ women and women affected by HIV/AIDS, interested in strengthening their leadership capabilities, feminist analysis and movement building skills that will enable them to effectively mobilize a critical mass of feminist and transformational leaders to transform power relations between women and men by addressing the root causes of gender inequality.
Eligibility: Applications are therefore invited from women leaders aged between 18-40 based in Uganda, who have exemplified leadership in their organizations, communities and or have stood for elective office. Applicants must be enthusiastic about implementing a social action project in their community. The residential training will be held from the 25th – 30th August 2019, in Kampala, Uganda.
Number of Awards: 25
Value of Award: Programme is fully-funded for all participants
Duration of Programme: The programme encompasses a mandatory five (5) day residential training and a one-year mentorship to which applicants should be fully committed.
How to Apply: Applicants are also required to prepare insightful articles (minimum 600 words) on the theme: Advancing Women’s Rights in Uganda to be submitted at the time of application. Articles can focus on the theme from a personal or organisational stand-point and will be developed for publication afterwards. We are inviting critical analyses and referenced articles; case studies, opinion pieces; poems; vlogs; video stories; photo essays; cartoons; and more.
An application form is available at this link.