ABOUT THE PROGRAM 

The Online Executive Training – Young Women Leadership on Climate Adaptation is a virtual educational and capacity-building program that fosters the leadership of African young women to induce and realize sustainable solutions that build resilience to the changing climate by fostering knowledge on climate adaptation , elevating leadership skills  and connecting professional networks.

Hosted fully virtually on an exclusive online learning platform the part-time training program will spread over 20-weeks between October 2021 to March 2022.

The participants will experience a blended learning approach combining group live sessions on Zoom and self-learning tools such as videos, audio recordings, text resources, links, quizzes and assignments.

About the Program
APPLICANT PROFILE

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

Are you a woman between the ages 20-35?

Do you have a Bachelor’s degree and/or higher?

Are you a national of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria or Zimbabwe?

Are you passionate about climate action and have basic knowledge of climate change?

Are you involved in a climate adaptation project or aware of a challenge in your community?

Do you have personal or professional leadership experience?

If this is YOU then keep scrolling!

TRAINING CONTENT

Core Knowledge about Gender-Sensitive Climate Adaptation

Leadership Capacity-Building

Project Management Coaching

Networking and Career Guidance

OBJECTIVES

… to understand the global and local effects of climate change, know what climate adaptation is and how it is implemented in gender-sensitive ways.

…to develop an advanced skills set for confident and effective leadership.

…to gain the knowledge and confidence to effectively communicate about and advocate for climate adaptation.

…to know how to plan and propose gender-sensitive adaptation projects.

… to build confidence in pursuing a career in climate adaptation.

CRITERIA

You need to have a strong and reliable internet connection and proficient level of English 

Attend  the webinar sessions regularly (90-120 minutes, 1-2 times a week; weekdays; afternoon) and be able to commit the equivalent of 2 days a month for the course duration

Complete assignments on time and show active participation in the live sessions and peer-to-peer review tasks

Newly or further develop a project that integrates climate adaptation and its gender-related implications

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READY TO APPLY?

Click HERE to fill in and submit the online application form together with your CV and copy of your passport/ID by September 26, 2021.

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