The Global Women in Management Program (GWIM) strengthens women’s management, leadership and technical skills to enhance and bring to scale programs that advance women’s economic opportunities and build the next generation of women business leaders and entrepreneurs. CEDPA GWIM leverages our expertise of women’s leadership programs and responds to the call for interventions that advance women in the economy and give women greater control over economic resources to impact the health and development of their families, communities and nations.
Participants ~ CEDPA GWIM is designed for mid-career women from civil society organizations (local NGOs, cooperatives, business women’s associations, etc.) that target emerging and existing women business leaders and entrepreneurs with
GWIM themes include:
|Dimensions of Leadership – assess and strengthen personal & professional leadership traits; analyze influencing skills; learn to build and lead effective teams; analyze personal and organizational leadership and management roles; develop strategies for enhanced leadership.||Tools and Technologies – analyze cases where appropriate use of tools and technologies has improved productivity and profitability; define opportunities to integrate new technologies into women’s economic advancement projects.|
|Women’s Entrepreneurship – examine challenges, opportunities and strategies; identify success factors, risks and benefits; understand the triple bottom line for business owners.||Project Management – examine roles and responsibilities, tasks and challenges at each stage of the project cycle; develop and apply project design and management and tools; develop monitoring and evaluation plans.|
|Proposal Writing – understand donor differences; cultivate and sustain donor relations; develop proposal management tools; draft proposals.||Financial Management – examine and use financial management procedures and tools to ensure transparency and accountability within an organization.|
|Advocacy – identify policy barriers to women’s economic participation; examine elements, opportunities and actors in the policy environment; understand the components and skills of effective advocacy and messaging.||Economic Themes – examine tools and approaches to improve business efficiency and effectiveness; understand business plans and feasibility studies; apply lessons learned from micro-credit, cooperative and social entrepreneurship projects.|
For additional information, visit www.cedpa.org
Women Deliver is a global advocacy organization bringing together voices from around the world to call for action on maternal, sexual and reproductive health. We work globally to generate political commitment and resource investments to reduce maternal mortality and achieve universal access to reproductive health.
If you will be aged 30-years-old or older (as of May 2013), you will be offered a separate application that will be available on March 26th, 2012.
Deadline for all scholarships to be received is April 15, 2012 (12pm EST), with no exceptions.
The groundbreaking Women Deliver conferences in 2007 and 2010 were the largest of the decade to focus on the health and empowerment of girls and women. In 2010, we convened more than 3,400 people from 146 countries in Washington, DC, including 75 parliamentarians and government ministers, five UN agency heads, the UN Secretary-General and more than 250 global media outlets. Our third global conference will be even bigger and better, with more than 5,000 public and private sector participants expected from around the world.
Our goal is to mobilize action to improve the health and well-being of girls and women everywhere. In order to maximize participation from those traditionally under-represented, namely young people and those from the Global South, we will be offering full conference support to a select number of participants. This support includes conference registration, round-trip economy class airfare, hotel accommodations, and a fixed stipend for visa fees and other incidentals.
Scholarship winners must: –
-Attend the conference in its entirety
-able to communicate in English, both orally and in writing. We will have translation available at plenary sessions, but this will not be – possible for all breakout sessions.
-Have regular access to email, as that will be our way of communicating with you about deadlines, registration, hotel and travel arrangements.
-Possess an interest in global development issues. – Conduct themselves in a professional manner.
Please note: – Your participation will require you to respond to our emails in a timely way. Failure to do so will result in your space being forfeit.
– We are only able to offer economy-class airfare from your point of origin to Kuala Lumpur and returning from Kuala Lumpur to your point of origin, and hotel accommodations during the length of the conference only. Any modifications or extensions will be at your own expense.
For information on visa requirements, please click HERE