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Women for Environment Africa Leadership Program 2022 Application

What the Women for Environment (WE) Africa Leadership Program offers:

  • Membership in a community of passionate, experienced African women who are some of the most senior leaders in the environmental sector today
  • Access to twelve months of 1:1 leadership coaching
  • An opportunity to create a new leadership vision for yourself and to pursue personalized leadership development activities to realize that vision
  • Monthly online sessions designed to fit around and complement your work
  • Two in-person retreats for intensive community-building and personal and collective growth


The WE Africa year long transformative leadership journey is for women who meet the following criteria:

  • African nationals, current citizens of a country in Africa, or those who have had permanent residency in Africa for a minimum of 15 years
  • A minimum of 15 years of experience working in the environmental space in government, NGO, or private sector in Africa including at least 5 years serving in a senior leadership role*
  • A commitment to investing in your personal growth and participation for the full 12-month program
  • A record of mentorship and desire to support future environmental leaders
  • Access to reliable internet
  • Able to speak and understand English conversationally
  • A commitment to: 1) contribute USD $500 toward the cost of the course to secure your place; and 2) cover your travel costs to two in-person retreats for an estimated $1,500. Together your contribution represents approximately 15% of the course value.

*If you do not meet the requirements from the second point above, you may provide an explanation in the application about why you believe you are eligible.


Application deadline is August 15, 2021.

Click here for more information and application.




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