Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) is a Non-Governmental Organization working to promote gender equality in all areas of decision making through advocacy, training, research, and publications. Under the Leadership Building Initiative (LBI), FOWODE has since 2004 mentored young leaders in Alternative and Transformative Leadership aiming at promoting pro-poor and pro-women ideals through which alternative values, visions and leaders can be nurtured and shaped in Uganda and today FOWODE boasts of a cadre of young leaders who are engaged in various leadership positions in institutions of higher learning, political leadership and within their communities.
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS:
FOWODE invites applications from YOUNG WOMEN to participate in a one – week residential
Leadership Building Camp that is scheduled to take place from October 14th – 24th, 2012 in Kampala.
To apply for the course interested applicants must meet the following:
1. Suitable candidates:
Must be 21-25 years of age
Must have completed tertiary education (university)
Should have been /is currently a leader and have keen interest in social and community affairs
Should have keen interest in promoting social justice and gender equality issues
Should be able to communicate effectively both written and verbally
Have any talent she wishes to express
Computer skills are an added advantage though not necessary
2. All applicants must submit:
A cover letter addressed to the Program Officer, Women and Leadership Program.
A complete application form. All Applicants are required to download the Application Form from http://www.fowode.org and fill in the required information.
1passport size photograph
An essay of not more than 500 words on a topic that concerns you most in your community stating the challenges and proposed solutions.
3. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an oral interview at FOWODE. Successful candidates MUST ensure that the training schedule does not interfere with their schedules.
Deadline for submission of applications and essays is Friday September 7th, 2012.
All applications MUST be sent to the following address:
Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE)
Or P.O.BOX 7176 –KAMPALA
Email: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org