CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
COHORT 1 POWER AFRICA LEADERSHIP TRAINING FOR YOUNG WOMEN IN THE ENERGY SECTOR
IN EAST & CENTRAL AFRICA
(4th–29th May 2020)
Are you a young African woman engaged in Africa’s energy sector ready to take your career to the next level?
Are you interested in increasing your leadership skills, strengthening your professional networks, gaining new career opportunities, and demonstrating a desire to take on a greater leadership role?
The Young African Leaders Initiative Regional Leadership Center East Africa (YALI RLC-EA) and Power Africa, a U.S government led partnership coordinated by USAID that aims to double access to electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa by 2030, have partnered to invest in young female African leaders who are working in or involved in Africa’s energy sector. This investment is through the Young Women in African Power program. This special opportunity is part of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders.
The 4-week residential program will engage in leadership training in the energy sector focusing on individual and team leadership skills, innovation and communication. The program's emphasis is on interactive and experiential learning, which fosters each participant’s ability to contribute both individually, and in teams.
Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, ethnicity, colour, religion, socio-economic status, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity
The program encourages applications from rural based and economically disadvantaged young leaders, young leaders with disabilities and other minority groups.
There is no fee to apply for or participate in the program. The program will cater for round-trip transportation to the Center, lodging, meals, and course materials for the successful participants.
The training is residential and requires a commitment to attend all sessions in person at the Regional Leadership Center in East Africa (Nairobi, Kenya). To apply, click here
Closing date- 3rd, April 2020, 5:00 p.m. EAT
Disclaimer - Cohort start date is subject to the Kenya Government lifting the ban on international conferences/meetings.