Call for Applications: Young Women in Executive Leadership

Are you a Young Woman leading a change focused self-help group, a community based organization, a non-Governmental organization or any other registered initiative advocating for for socio-cultural, economic and political rights of women and girls?
Are you passionate about sexual, reproductive and health rights for women and other vulnerable groups in Kenya? Are you committed to ending violence against women, girls and children?
Does your organization desire to be more effective, with stronger structural systems & internal processes and have the
ability to design, implement and monitor quality and impactful programs? Are you committed to transforming
your organization’s vision into reality?

Akili Dada is looking for you!

You are suitable for this program if you meet ALL of the following criteria;

-A young woman aged between 26-35 years old.
-Working in Kilifi, Kwale, Samburu or Turkana County.
-Running an organization with a social change goal.(Women Rights Organizations preferably)
-Running an organization that has been in operation for at least 1 year,  but not more than 10 years.
-The Founder, Co-founder ,ED or member of the Senior Management in the Organization.
-Passionate about transformative leadership and sustainable community development.

-Should be willing to participate in a 6-day residential Leadership Capacity Development  institute .
-Open to actively participating in periodic organizational capacity assessment for a period of at least 2 years, and
 -Open to partake of  quarterly virtual mentorship sessions.
-Proficient in English.

Deadline: 10th April, 2024

Note: Your organization should be operating in Kilifi, Kwale, Samburu or Turkana County. Applicants should demonstrate how their initiatives contribute to the attainment of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with a bias to women’s scalability.

Applicants whose organizations address goal 1, 2,3,4,5,8,9,12 and 16 are especially encouraged to apply.


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