SI Leader Lab – Connecting Advocates of Gender Equality

Deadline: 4 December 2019
Open to: citizens of Algeria, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Egypt, India, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Nepal, Pakistan, Palestine, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tunisia or Yemen, between 22 and 32 years old
Benefits: fully funded

Description

Are you a civil society leader in South Asia or the MENA region? Are you working for a more gender equal world? SI Leader Lab is a programme for advocates of gender equality who wish to grow in their role while exploring new tools and forms for collaboration. Apply to SI Leader Lab if you want to grow as a leader, develop your advocacy skills and share knowledge in a network of inspirational peers.

Eligibility

You can apply to SI Leader Lab if you:

  • Have a leading position (formal or informal) in a civil society organisation or network working for gender equality;
  • Work in a collaborative setting, where you have a leadership role (formal or informal);
  • Are between 22 and 32 years old (born 1987–1998);
  • Have a good working knowledge of both written and spoken English;
  • Are a citizen of Algeria, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Egypt, India, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Nepal, Pakistan, Palestine, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tunisia or Yemen;
  • Are available to take part in all parts of the programme;
  • Are prepared to forward competences and knowledge you gain from the programme to your team, organisation or other relevant actors.

Benefits

Costs covered and arranged by Swedish Institute

  • Training and content;
  • Accommodation, food and domestic transport during the program;
  • Flight tickets to and from module 2 and 3 in Sweden;
  • Insurance covering acute illness and accident when in Sweden;
  • Visa expenses exceeding 500 SEK (approx 50 USD).

Costs covered and arranged by you

  • Domestic travel/airport transfer in your home country;
  • Visa expenses below 500 SEK (approx 50 USD).

How to apply?

Only applicants who have submitted a complete application will be considered for the programme. These are the steps in the application process:

  • Download and fill out the SI Leader Lab application form
  • Go to the application portal
  • Upload the completed application form in English
  • Upload an updated CV in English
  • Upload a letter of recommendation*
  • Upload a photo (not compulsory).

For more information and to apply please visit the official web page.