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Jun 9, 2021
Call for Applications: The AWARD Leadership Program for Emerging African Women in Science

Wednesday, June 09­­­­­­­, 2021—African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) is announcing the Call for the AWARD Leadership Program for Emerging African Women in Science, targeting African women under 35 years of age. Closing on June 23, 2021, the Call targets emerging women leaders in science from Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, and Zambia.

The two-month virtual program is designed to equip participants with the skills and confidence to lead and innovate in the scientific world.

Become a dynamic, influential leader in science

The AWARD Leadership Program for Emerging African Women in Science will offer customized learning experiences that will equip participants with skills and knowledge to develop their leadership capacity, leverage networks to advance their careers, enhance their personal brands, and navigate the challenges in leadership space. Participants will also get one-on-one coaching sessions.

The AWARD Leadership Program for Emerging African Women in Science is offered under the umbrella of the Global Forum on Women in Scientific Research (GoFoWiSeR) initiative. GoFoWiSeR is an initiative of AWARD which focuses on contributing toward bridging the gender gap in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) by spotlighting the strategies and approaches that improve the numbers and experiences of women in STEM.

The Call for applications closes on June 23, 2021, at 23:59 East Africa Time (GMT+3). Applications will NOT be accepted after this date.

Applicants should carefully read the application guidelines for more information on eligibility criteria and the application process.

Application guidelines

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