Community Development Leadership by Women 

August 8 - August 28, 2018

This program inspires women to recognize their leadership potential and find the space to act as  leaders for social change in solidarity with others. The course welcomes women of all ages and backgrounds who want to support community development and social change.

Personal benefits

  • Learn practical new strategies for moving development forward with gender-sensitive processes
  • Assess life experiences for personal strengths and motivations
  • Build a leadership profile to uncover your own strengths and capacity
  • Network with an inspired group of women to construct approaches that break down gender-oriented barriers and constraints that limit development

Organizational benefits

As a result of this program, participants will:

  • Develop women-sensitive approaches and structures to increase the social capital of the organization
  • Develop vision and leadership approaches that are gender-sensitive and women-inclusive which lead to innovation and social change

Who should take the program?

The strength of the course is in the diversity of women who attend. The mix of ages, nationalities, family responsibilities, education, religions, and working lives creates a dynamic context for learning. Women who are leaders and those who aspire to ignite their leadership potential to journey the leadership road are welcome.

Fees

Tuition 3,000 CAD
Accommodation and meals 1,500 CAD
Total 4,500 CAD


Program costs are subject to change.

All successful applicants are responsible for the cost of travel.

Most qualified candidates receive a scholarship to assist with program costs. Please visit the scholarship page.

 

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